Recent Updates

UK Staffing Firm Internal Employee Survey

18 April 2014

  • A survey of internal employees of eleven UK staffing firms designed to measure their likelihood of leaving their jobs within the next year.
  • 36 questions measuring satisfaction with various attributes of staffing agencies.
  • Confidence in company leadership strongly correlated with job attachment.... More

Manage Your Margins With Rate Cards

16 April 2014

Efficient programs happen when the managed service provider is allowed to do its job and the suppliers are given room to find the best candidates at economical prices. A tool that helps with this process is the rate card, writes program manager Ed Osowski in Staffing Industry Review. 


Despite rising rents, healthcare staffing firms save on housing – Sponsor Content

16 April 2014

To help control rising costs, more and more healthcare staffing firms are turning to housing specialists.


Survey says third of healthcare costs result from ‘defensive medicine’

16 April 2014

U.S. hospital administrators estimate one-third of healthcare costs are the result of "defensive medicine," according to a survey.


US spends more on medications, use of healthcare services rises

16 April 2014

Total dollars spent on medications in the U.S. rose 3.2 percent last year to $329.2 billion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics.


UK healthcare staffing firm wins appeal against former CEO

16 April 2014

HCL announced it successfully  in defending the appeal byits former CEO against a 2012 judgment that she had been fairly dismissed. 


Comment on Columbia study

16 April 2014

Here are Cynthia Kinnas’ full comments on the study by Columbia University. 


Report claims nurse overtime more cost effective than temps

16 April 2014

Hospitals paying overtime rather than bringing in nurses from staffing firms may be more cost effective than temps, according to a one new study.


Onyx M.D. names new president

16 April 2014

Physician staffing firm Onyx M.D. announced Jim Chandler replaced Robert Moghim as president of the company.


New leader for South Carolina healthcare staffing firm

16 April 2014

Continuum Medical Staffing, a division of Continuum Group since 2000, is now operating independently under new president and CEO John Johnson.