Recent Updates

Global RPO Directory

4 September 2014

  • A comprehensive directory of RPO providers
  • Full data for 61 RPO firms around the world
  • Additional List of 100+ providers

A Look at the Chilean Temporary Workforce Environment

4 September 2014

  • Overview of the Chilean legal landscape
  • Insights into contracting for temporary labour in Chile
  • Details on statutory costs provided

Ten years later, the CW star is as bright as ever

30 August 2014

We identified and predicted the rise of the contingent workforce manager first. Ten years and a Great Recession later, CW managers have proved their strategic worth to their organizations, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. So what’s next?

Rest of World News Report August 2014

29 August 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. 

2014 Largest Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms in Colombia

27 August 2014

  • This report can be used to unravel the Colombian staffing landscape.
  • It identifies the largest fifty firms in the market.
  • Details include the nature of the market, demographics, current and future conditions, opportunities and threats and geographic spread.

Operating in politically sensitive environments? Know how to deal with the risks.

27 August 2014

Multinational corporations operating in politically sensitive environments need greater awareness of the risks to the safety and security of their employees, assets and supply chains. 

Legal roundup: Stay current and be prepared

27 August 2014

The day-to-day tasks of getting talent in the door and engaged can leave contingent workforce managers little time to focus on the latest legislation and legal implications for their companies. But failure to keep up can cause trouble for CW programs. Staffing Industry Analysts' report,... More

Five traits of the strong leader

27 August 2014

Without strong leadership, contingent workforce programs can’t thrive. Traci Fiatte, group president of Randstad Staffing, discusses five traits necessary to achieve and maintain leadership in a Staffing Stream post. While some leaders are born with these traits, they can be learned through training... More

Which regions do programs cover, and to which are they expanding?

27 August 2014

In our 2014 Contingent Buyer Survey, we asked which of six geographic reagions their contingent workforce currently covered and to which they were planning to expand.

Employers aren’t ‘whining’: The skills gap is real

27 August 2014

Last year, ManpowerGroup published results of a survey where 39 percent of U.S. and 35 percent of global employers identified lack of available talent as a reason for difficulty in filling jobs. Some criticized the concept of a skills gap, but it is real, asserts James Bessen in the Harvard... More