Recent Updates

Professional Staffing Firm Estimates Its ACA Costs

6 February 2013

Meeting healthcare coverage requirements under U.S. healthcare reform will likely mean a small, single-digit percentage increase to the overall pay rates for the company’s temporary workers, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) CFO Keith Waddell said in a conference call with analysts on Jan.... More


CW Management: Brace for Change

6 February 2013

As companies evolve and contingent workforce management matures, the fundamental nature of the contingent workforce is changing as well — not just in terms of the workforce itself, which is becoming ever more diverse, but the ways in which the workforce is managed. 


Clinical/Scientific Staffing Provider Changes Hands

6 February 2013

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. is selling its clinical trial services business to ICON plc for $52 million, plus an earn-out of up to $3.75 million. The deal is expected to close within the next 30 days.


Delighting Patrons: It's Where It's At

6 February 2013

Why are 54 percent of CW programs making servicing internal stakeholders a top priority? Read Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram's answer in The Contingent Blog.


Should You Push for Discount Pricing?

6 February 2013

Don Dewar, vice president, national sales with inSync Staffing discusses whether large-volume discounts are driving the intended behavior in large, vendor-neutral programs in The Staffing Stream.


Defending the No-Touch Program

6 February 2013

What do you say to suppliers that lament having no contact with hiring managers? Read what Daniel Khublall, who manages the contingent worker program for TIAA-CREF, has to say in Staffing Industry Review magazine.


Maximize Your Contingent Workforce

6 February 2013

Forbes’ BMO Harris contributor Brian O’Connell shares tips on maximizing your temporary workforce here.


SIA Research: What’s a Suitable Pay Rate?

6 February 2013

Is your rate card up to market standards? Are your suppliers’ pay rates competitive? This tool from Staffing Industry Analysts, available to SIA Corporate and CWS Council members, can help you find out. 


The Buzz

1 February 2013

Making it real: Taking social recruiting to the next level.


The Other Side

1 February 2013

Set them straight: Being upfront with your temps can avert disappointment.