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China Data Sources

29 November 2012

A list of data sources for China including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Indian Data Sources

29 November 2012

A list of data sources for India including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Practical Guide for Expanding your Contingent Workforce Programme into AsiaPac

20 November 2012

  • What do you need to consider before taking the plunge
  • For twleve major staffing markets
  • and three key categories

"Online Staffing" Platforms: Threats and/or Opportunities for Other Staffing Businesses

8 November 2012

  • Online staffing must be assessed, not ignored
  • Effective responses not based on misconceptions
  • Threats and opportunities may not be obvious

“Online Staffing:” What Is It, What’s Driving It, What Does It Mean For Staffing Firms?

31 October 2012

  • Cost advantage important
  • Lower rates, lower markups
  • Many other critical benefits

2012 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators

26 September 2012

  • Leading VMS providers and MSPs evaluated along more than 200 features
  • Evaluation categories include supplier management, sourcing, contract management, requisitions, reports, workflow, implementation, invoicing and others
  • See which providers are more equipped for SOW-related requirements

Online Staffing Platform Businesses: Competitive Landscape

24 September 2012

  • "Online Staffing" now a $1B industry
  •  High growth: revenues, new entrants
  • "Technology-based play"-- low markups

Amending China’s “Temporary” Law

14 September 2012

  • China is trying to change the law on "temporary" workers
  • See why the law is changing and how.
  • Read our translation of the amendments

2012 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

13 September 2012

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors

A Look at the Japanese Temporary Workforce Environment

30 August 2012

  • Overview of the Japanese legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs