December 7, 2011 - Vol. 3.35


An RPO expert on the importance of personality and culture in hiring; The New Year means big changes for employers in California.

Heard on the Street: Hiring for Fit, Not Just Skills

7 December 2011

You need to consider more than skills when striving for a quality hire, says a recruitment process outsourcing expert. Personality and cultural fit are just as important.

Legal Eagle: New Year, New Requirements in the Golden State

7 December 2011

The new year brings new documentation requirements on California businesses. The Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011, which goes into effect Jan. 1, creates new, detailed disclosures companies must provide to new non-exempt employees. How will it affect users of contingent labor?

News: Adding Temps, Saving $

7 December 2011

End users of contingent labor continue to rely on temporary workers. Indeed, the number of temporary workers rose by 22,300 in November in the United States for a total of 2.3 million. This data was released last week by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Europe: AWR Deadline Passes. What's Next?

7 December 2011

Though the deadline has passed for the much-anticipated Agency Work Directive, the story is nowhere near complete. Expect further developments to the European regulatory environment over the next two years.