May 1, 2013


How to handle performance-based end of assignment requests; reports to help you take your program global. 

How to Handle Early End-of-Assignment Requests

1 May 2013

When a manager asks asks for an early termination of a contingent worker’s assignment due to performance issues, try taking extra steps to see if the assignment and relationship can be salvaged. 

OSHA Toughens Temp Safety Stance in Wake of Deaths

1 May 2013

An initiative to help protect temporary workers from workplace hazards was announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration following reports of temporary workers suffering fatal injuries.

Canada Sharpens Temporary Foreign Worker Rules

1 May 2013

The Canadian government rolled out reforms to its Temporary Foreign Worker program on Monday, although the changes have been criticized by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Blogging for Business: Join The Stream

1 May 2013

Companies that blog reap the benefits in terms of business and leads, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. See how contributing to The Staffing Stream can help you get ahead.

Contractor to Pay $20,000 in IC Misclassification

1 May 2013

A Raleigh, N.C., contractor must pay more than $20,000 in back wages to four employees who were found misclassified as independent contractors, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division reported. 

The Key to MSP Success: Organizational Readiness

1 May 2013

Dani McDonald, director of solution sales for CDI Corp.’s Professional Services Staffing business, shares some best practices to help you determine if you are ready for a managed service program in The Staffing Stream.

The MSP Debate

1 May 2013

Is it better to run your own contingent workforce program or to outsource to an MSP? Peggy O'Neill, director of staffing, contingent workforce at ESPN, and Penny Queller, senior vice president, global solutions for Bartech, debate the issue in Staffing Industry Review.

Going Global? There’s a Report for That

1 May 2013

Here are a few tools that you might find helpful as you start or continue on your global journey.

SIA Webinar: Establishing Program Metrics and KPIs

1 May 2013

What is the ideal data that will promote and enhance program performance? Expert panelists will share the metrics and KPIs that have had a significant impact on their program performance and how you can apply these same principles to your own programs.