Recent Updates

Hiring, Big Data and MOOCs

4 December 2013

The rise in the availability and use of massive online open courses may have some unintended consequences in terms of hiring and big data, leading to some getting left behind, writes Herminia Ibarra on the HBR Blog Network.

Webinar Replay: Why Exemption Classification Matters in Your CW Program

4 December 2013

In this webinar replay, we explore the complex topic of overtime pay and your contingent workforce. Attorney Neil Alexander, shareholder with law firm Littler Mendelson, discusses the liability that firms face for misclassification of workers, the exemptions available from overtime requirements... More

South American Skills Shortages

3 December 2013

Citation on skills shortages in South America, covering Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Colombia.

Citation - Trends from the Big Three

2 December 2013

See the trends suggested by:

  • Adecco
  • Randstad
  • ManpowerGroup

News Report November 2013

29 November 2013

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. 

The Largest Online Staffing Platforms in 2013

27 November 2013

  • Three online staffing platforms have achieved global scope and a scale over the past several years: Elance,, and oDesk.
  • These three platforms continue to pursue strategies to capture more of the potential world market for bringing together remote, online freelancers (and microfirms)... More

Web: Hospital sues healthcare traveler in hepatitis outbreak

26 November 2013 reports that Exeter Hospital in New Hampshire is suing former healthcare traveler David Kwiatkowski, staffing firms and others.

Doctors say ACA to have negative impact on compensation

26 November 2013

A new survey by Jackson & Coker found that 71 percent of physicians believe the Affordable Care Act will impact compensation negatively.

Physician executive compensation up 7%, survey says

26 November 2013

Median compensation for physician executives grew an average of 7 percent between 2010 and 2012 to $325,000, according to the Cejka Executive Search and American College of Physician Executives 2013 Physician Executive Compensation Survey.

Jackson Healthcare names new president

26 November 2013

Jackson Healthcare, the third-largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, appointed Shane Jackson as president of the Atlanta-based firm.