Recent Updates

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Technology

19 December 2014

• RPO providers were surveyed with regard to technology solutions and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

• We asked respondents two questions: “What technology solutions are used to support the RPO process?” and “What percent of your RPO hires go through the following ATS platforms?”


2014 Europe Contingent Buyers Survey: After a temp ends an assignment, how long must you wait before hiring them directly (without fees)?

18 December 2014

  • Buyers asked typical wait-to-hire times, post temp assignment
  • Median answer: 3 months
  • 34% have no wait to hire at all

2014 Global Contingent Buyers Survey: How sophisticated are contingent workforce programmes?

18 December 2014

  • Buyers asked to rate CW program on 4 measures
  • Bigger programs typically more advanced
  • Several management strategies correlated with sophistication

2014 Largest IT Staffing Firms in Europe

18 December 2014

  • Details on the Top 30 IT staffing firms in Europe
  • Growth drivers and competitive landscape
  • Demographic insights on the IT workforce

EU: Restrictions on temporary agency work must be lifted

17 December 2014

European Court’s advocate general affirms European Union member states must remove restrictions on temporary agency work in national legislation and collective agreements.


Don’t turn your back; CW workforce is also HR’s responsibility

17 December 2014

Human resources is responsible for the talent quality and productivity within an organization but the group does not consider your CW as part of the talent? What do you do?


Japanese election may mean big changes for temporary recruitment

17 December 2014

Japan’s restrictive temp worker laws are more likely to be amended following the country’s recent snap election.


Web: Microsoft exempt from Canada’s new temp foreign worker program rules

17 December 2014

Microsoft Canada has been granted an exemption that will allow the company to bring an unspecified number of temporary foreign workers to British Columbia as trainees without first looking for Canadians to fill the jobs, cbcnews.com reports.


IT workforce predictions

17 December 2014

CIO magazine lists six predictions for 2015, among them IT workers shifting their focus to contract/freelance work from regular employment. 


Webinar replay: How work gets done at Kraft Foods

17 December 2014

This webinar replay covers how Kraft Foods is building a long-term third-party labor strategy to enable holistic workforce planning aligned to the company’s organizational goals.