January 15, 2014


Suggestions for setting new performance goals for your suppliers and programs; Agency ruling casts doubt on the U.K's Agency Workers Regulations.

New Year, New Performance Plans

15 January 2014

The beginning of the year means it’s time to review your goals from the previous year and evaluate your contingent workforce program’s performance according to those goals. Here are the most important steps to consider when planning for your New Year supplier/partner evaluations and goals.

Agency Ruling Casts Doubt on AWR

15 January 2014

Last month, the Employment Appeals Tribunal in the U.K. upheld an Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) ruling that may affect buyers of open-ended contract staff through staffing firms.

Human Capital Top Global Challenge

15 January 2014

Human capital ranked as the top challenge in a survey of more than 1,000 CEOs around the world by The Conference Board.

Why Do Workers Quit?

15 January 2014

Employees don’t always leave because they are being paid less. In fact, about half the time they leave due to bad management and environment, a recent Staffing Industry Analysts survey indicated. Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram discusses the survey results in The Contingent Blog.

IC Compliance Case Roundup

15 January 2014

A number of cases involving independent contractor compliance had developments toward the end of last year. An update was posted on The Independent Contractor Compliance Blog, including a possible $600,000 settlement from crowdsourcing platform CrowdFlower.