Region - North America

SIA Research: What’s a Suitable Pay Rate?

6 February 2013

Is your rate card up to market standards? Are your suppliers’ pay rates competitive? This tool from Staffing Industry Analysts, available to SIA Corporate and CWS Council members, can help you find out. 


Setting the Right Workforce Mix

30 January 2013

Guest author Christopher Minnick explains what steps companies should take to determine the right workforce mix for their organizations.


Online Staffing on the Global Stage

30 January 2013

Online staffing platforms continue to gain traction as a source for contingent workers not just for companies based in the United States, but for those around the world as well.  


Apple Suppliers Reimburse Foreign Contingents’ Excess Recruiting Fees

30 January 2013

Apple Inc. required suppliers to reimburse $6.4 million in excess recruiter fees to contract workers at foreign operations in 2012. The computer maker also turned in a labor agency in China that had knowingly supplied underage workers to a factory.


The Rise of the Integrated Workforce

30 January 2013

Tom Tisdale, senior vice president of sales at Peoplefluent, makes a case for companies to have an integrated labor pool on The Staffing Stream. Read more here.


Senators Craft Bill to Raise H1-B Limits

30 January 2013

Four senators, led by Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), have drafted a bill that would greatly increase the number of H-1B temporary visas granted each year, and would free up green cards so more of those immigrants could settle in the United States and eventually become citizens, The New York Times ... More


SIA Research: CWS Council Q&A

30 January 2013

What were the burning topics on the minds of CWS Council members in 2012? This report, available to CWS Council members, is a collection of archived questions and answers from our online discussion group. 


2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

27 January 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed

Selecting the Right Consultant

23 January 2013

A program manager shares some thoughts on contingent workforce consultants who make it clear they have no hands-on experience to back them up.


Developing Innovative, Critical CW Tools

23 January 2013

A team comprising industry leaders from the buyer and supplier communities collaborates to share and develop best practices, industry standards and priorities related to key strategic initiatives impacting the future of the contingent workforce.