March 14, 2012


Staffing firms continue to struggle to obtain contingent workers for clients on h1-B visas; rethinking job classifications.

News: H-1B Difficulties for Staffing Firms Cleared

14 March 2012

The USCIS issued new guidance this week confirming staffing firms as legitimate employers for H1-B visa purposes, the TechServe Alliance reported today. Previously, staffing firms had struggled to obtain the visas on behalf of clients.

Heard on the Street: “Contingent” May Be Better Option

14 March 2012

What the recession has taught companies is that there is no longer a stigma attached to hiring a contingent worker. In fact, you might be better off with one. 

Crowdsourcing: a Serious Contingent Workforce Strategy?

14 March 2012

Crowdsourcing is becoming more common, but how can companies take advantage of this emerging sourcing model?

Around the Web: Contingent by Choice; Workers’ Comp. Rules

14 March 2012

A growing number of workers prefer to be contingent to have greater control over their career; Know the rules to avoid workers’ compensation risks when using contingent workers.