Recent Updates

$14 Million for DOL to Continue Misclassification Crackdown

5 March 2014

The president's 2015 budget, released yesterday, includes $14 million for the Department of Labor to continue its efforts to fight independent contractor misclassifications, Read more from the Independent Contractor Compliance Blog.

SIA Research: Online Staffing and Compliance

5 March 2014

As online staffing has become more visible, some have questioned whether these platform businesses can act like typical staffing firms, which tend to bundle some measure of “compliance services” into their standard offerings. This report, available to CWS Council and Staffing Industry Analysts... More

Online Work Platform Models and Labor-related Compliance: Why It’s Not A Contradiction in Terms

3 March 2014

  • As online work platforms have become more visible to staffing businesses and buyers, questions have arisen as to whether these platform businesses can really act like typical staffing firms.
  • Online work platforms can act in ways that are similar to the more established, typical staffing business/compliance... More

News Report February 2014

28 February 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. 

White Paper: What Is Your Staffing Company Currently Worth?

27 February 2014

 A white paper by R.A. Cohen Consulting.

White Paper: 8 Tips to Increase Your Company’s Stability and Growth

27 February 2014

A white paper by Bibby Financial Services Americas.

By the Numbers: A Brave New World

27 February 2014

  • Global online staffing estimated revenue 2012-2014
  • Percent of larger buyers that use VMS
  • The grade staffing buyers gave staffing firms

The Buzz: Breaking the Code

27 February 2014

As the war for talent rages, the rules of engagement alter.

The Other Side: The Consultant’s Role

27 February 2014

Why I enjoy taking on multiple assignments.

Counterpoint: The VMS/MSP debate

27 February 2014

The VMS/MSP debate: To participate or not.