Recent Updates

MSP Is a Strategic Talent Solution

6 March 2013

MSPs will continue to be a strategic talent solution offering forward-thinking advice on market conditions, talent landscapes, risk mitigation and creative variable workforce approaches, writes Randstad Chairman and CEO Ben Noteboom in The Staffing Stream.


The Blended Recruiting Approach

6 March 2013

In an effort to cuts costs, some companies are beginning to integrate their recruiting strategies, preferring one supplier to manage their in-house and contingent hiring rather than keeping them separate, writes workforce.com’s Max Mihelich.


Track the Numbers That Matter

6 March 2013

There is a difference between numbers and numbers that matter, write Jeff Bladt and Bob Filbin in the Harvard Business Review Blog. To be succesful, you need to focus on the right one. 


News Report February 2013 ROW

28 February 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 – just... More


Procurement: Get Beyond Savings

27 February 2013

If procurement’s primary focus is on cost savings for the contingent workforce program, it's missing the mark.


Buy-In: The Power of a Good Problem Statement

27 February 2013

Developing a good problem statement is crucial in securing executive support for your program. Here’s an example.


Preparing for Supplier Performance Reviews

27 February 2013

Jeannee Hoppe, global program manager, contingent workforce solutions for 3M, discusses what steps program managers and suppliers should take to ensure business reviews are effective in Staffing Industry Review magazine.


SIA Webinar: Succeeding with HR and Your Contingent Workforce

26 February 2013

Putting total talent management in HR’s domain can give a company a holistic view of their entire workforce. In this March 21 webinar, our panel of experts will discuss how their involvement in the entire workforce management has benefited their company.


Old Tech Hurts Talent Aquisition

26 February 2013

Your suppliers’ outdated technology could be hurting your chances to land the best contingent talent, according to a USA Today report by Paul Davidson. 


Contracts: You Reap What You SOW

26 February 2013

When you engage a consultant, you want to make sure you get what is promised, and that the project doesn’t morph into more than you planned. A well-crafted statement-of-work contract can help keep you and your consultant in line, writes Paul Gartland, director, services procurement at Allegis... More