June 6, 2012


In this week’s CONTINGENT WORKFORCE STRATEGIES 3.0: We explore whether staffing firms are solely responsible for employment law liability; Thoughts on the "labor market paradox"; we're on the way to total talent management.

Employment Law Liability: Who’s Responsible?

6 June 2012

In this third article in a series meant to debunk legal myths that persist with regard to contingent workforce usage, we explore whether employment law liability resides solely with the staffing provider.

The Role of the CW Manager

6 June 2012

Back before the time when Internet became so popular, there were no contingent workforce managers. The responsibilities existed, though, usually as an add-on to another job. As the workforce and technology have changed, a mix of skill sets have come to the forefront to create what makes a successful... More

Why Innovation Processes Fail

6 June 2012

While companies strive to create innovation to improve their business, it’s common for those processes to end up failing. Here’s why, writes Ria McGrath in Harvard Business Review.

Double Dip Recession? Probably Not.

6 June 2012

“There are three kinds of lies. Lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Well, I wouldn’t go as far as Mark Twain and condemn the numbers, but there’s no doubt that the economic data is sending mixed signals, writes Subadhra R.Sriram in the Contingent Blog. Read more here.

SIA Research: VMS and MSP RFP Templates

6 June 2012

Creating a request for proposal for a new vendor management system or a new managed service partner can be daunting. Staffing Industry Analysts has assembled RFP templates for both relationships, available to members of Staffing Industry Analysts’ CWS Council.