Recent Updates

The IC’s revenge: Using SOW agreements to mitigate risk

15 October 2014

As the economy improves, independent contractors are more reluctant to give up that status. Here's how programs can keep using them, but still mitigate their classification risk.


Supreme Court weighs staffing buyer security line pay

15 October 2014

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case where staffing firm workers are seeking pay for time spent waiting in security screening lines when leaving the warehouse of staffing client Amazon.com. The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More


Skills shortages drive workforce automation

15 October 2014

When Henry Ford designed the first moving assembly line in 1913, some wondered what would happen to the people who used to do those jobs. Now, companies are looking for more ways to automate as skills shortages are driving costs upward.


A matter of health: Contingent worker quality affects programs’ health

15 October 2014

Companies health depends on a quality workforce, including contingents. One CW manager outlines how programs and their providers can work together to ensure the best results in Staffing Industry Review magazine. 


How does your comp plan stack up?

15 October 2014

In our Contingent Buyer Survey for North America, we asked contingent workforce program managers what their total annual compensation was last year. 


SIA webinar replay: The effects of the ACA

15 October 2014

With swirling rumors of supplier rate increases, many programs are left wondering what the true impact of the ACA will be and how they can best prepare for what is to come. In this webinar replay, expert practitioners cover topics such as engaging with your staffing suppliers and managing compliance... More


Doing Business in the Netherlands

13 October 2014

This report provides an overview of some of the compliance issues a foreign staffing provider should know before supplying temporary labour in The Netherlands. 


Jackson Healthcare hires Cross Country exec

8 October 2014

Jackson Healthcare, the third-largest healthcare staffing firm, named Jonathan Ward as VP of corporate development. 


Maxim Healthcare names chief experience officer

8 October 2014

Maxim Healthcare Services Inc., the fifth-largest US healthcare staffing firm, appointed Julie Judge as its first chief experience officer.


Be the best at CW engagement. Learn how

8 October 2014

Leading industry experts have compiled a guide to identify the best practices in engaging contingent workers.