February 26, 2014


How to demonstrate program value past year one; Final ACA rules raise further questions.

The Value of an MSP Beyond Year One

26 February 2014

As companies rein in their supply chain for external labor, there usually are significant cost savings to be realized immediately. The hard part can sometimes be showing further savings from year two on.

Paragraph in ACA Final Rules Raises More Questions

26 February 2014

A paragraph in the final employer mandate regulations of the ACA raises questions over who is the common law employer — the buyer or the staffing firm?

Report: Majority of Port Truckers Are Misclassified

26 February 2014

A new report says 50,000 of the 75,000 truck drivers at major U.S. ports are misclassified as independent contractors. And it says port drivers are fighting back.

Oil & Gas: Rising Contractor Ranks Adds to Skills Shortage

26 February 2014

Increasingly attractive pay rates are luring oil and gas workers to contractor positions, leading to increased costs to the buyer and a rising skills shortage.

2022: Where the Staffing Industry Thrives

26 February 2014

Thanks to Staffing Industry Analysts’ long-range U.S. forecast, suppliers and buyers of staffing services can be confident in making future plans, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. 

Are You Getting the Whole Picture?

26 February 2014

Most companies rely heavily on their key performance indicators (KPIs) to determine whether their MSP program is achieving the right return on investment. However, KPIs don’t always measure all the right success factors, and the organization may miss out on crucial information that can improve... More