Recent Updates

View From the Boardroom: Bridging the Talent Shortage

1 August 2014

Reshaping the role of human resources to drive business.

Benefit of Counsel: Getting Personal at Work

1 August 2014

Is a bring-your-own-device program right for you?

Beyond the Daily: (Not) Out of Office; Not Satisfied; The Apprentice

1 August 2014

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.

You Ask/We Answer: What do staffing buyers think about VMS?

1 August 2014

Staffing firms’ concerns with vendor management systems are well-known. But what do staffing buyers think about VMS?

Rest of World News Report July 2014

31 July 2014

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 

Lack of a change management strategy can derail program; act now

30 July 2014

One of the most material components of program management is the ability to drive change in an organization. While there are many paths to execution one can take — issuing mandates, soft selling, etc. — there a few core elements that can change your organization for the better.

Start caring about mobile recruiting; you could be losing the best candidates

30 July 2014

This year, nearly a quarter of the world's population will be using smart phones, and many of them will be accessing the Internet primarily with them. Organizations need to keep up in order not to lose great candidates.

ManpowerGroup head optimistic about German staffing industry despite proposed legal changes

30 July 2014

The managing director of ManpowerGroup Germany is optimistic for the German staffing market, but is critical of potential legislative reforms that limit the use of contingent workers. 

Engaging contingents: You're convinced, but are workers?

30 July 2014

Staffing firms had to sell buyers on the benefits of the flexible workforce. Now that you’re on board, the focus shifts to the workers. Are your firms representing you in the best light, asks Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.

Felony charges for falsified time sheets

30 July 2014

Two temps face felony charges for submitting fraudulent time sheets to a New York state agency through their staffing providers. Do you have processes in place to prevent fraudulent time sheets from being approved? Talk to your staffing firm.