Recent Updates

SIA Conference: Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit Las Vegas

4 June 2014

Join hundreds of your contingent labor program managers at the 10th annual CWS Summit, coming to the Mirage Hotel & Casino October 8-9. Gain valuable strategies that forward your company’s mission as well as best practices and real-world solutions. Author and consultant Marcus Buckingham,... More


Online Services Platforms: Can they work?

28 May 2014

  • Online Services platforms belong to a unique category in the SIA Human Cloud Platform taxonomy, alongside (and sometimes overlapping with) Online Staffing and Crowdsourcing platforms
  • In Online Services, businesses (wherever they are) purchase a specific service offered by the platform; the platform... More

Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor April 2014

23 May 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

VMS just got upgraded to frenemy

21 May 2014

Most staffing executives see VMS as the spawn of the devil, but based on what buyers tell us, it may also have been the greatest driver of increased contingent usage over the last decade, writes Jon Osborne, Staffing Industry Analysts' VP of strategic research, in The Contingent Blog. 


Forget the mediocre: go for great quality in your CW program

21 May 2014

Buyers have consistently claimed quality service and results as a priority, but quality program management has been a tough element to execute.


Fighting forced labor: Orgs need to intensify efforts

21 May 2014

Staffing and labor organizations are partnering to combat the existence of forced labor, though such efforts may seem insignificant.


Arizona firm pays $600K in IC case; taking steps to prevent misclassification

21 May 2014

An Arizona drywall contractor agreed to pay $600,000 in a case involving around 450 current and former employees who had been misclassified as independent contractors by a staffing provider, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Monday. 


What not to wear (and it’s not about being out of place)

21 May 2014

It is a common business practice to institute dress codes, but some employers go too far, and religious discrimination claims based on strict application of dress codes have increased in recent years, warns attorney Janette Levey Frisch in Staffing Industry Review.


Select exits bankruptcy, gets new board of directors

21 May 2014

The Select Family of Staffing Companies, the 10th-largest U.S. staffing firm, exited Chapter 11 and announced an investor-appointed board of directors that includes high-level staffing executives who formerly served at Randstad and TAC Worldwide.


By the Numbers: MSP and RPO

19 May 2014

  • MSP use among core staffing buyers.
  • Staffing firms offering MSP vs. staffing firms offering RPO.
  • RPO use among core staffing buyers