Recent Updates

Extended vacancies take toll on healthcare organizations

21 August 2013

Forty-eight percent of nursing jobs and 39 percent of allied health jobs take six weeks or longer to fill, according to a study from CareerBuilder, and nursing jobs go unfilled for 12 weeks or longer at 20 percent of health care organizations.


Survey: Healthcare workers’ confidence holds steady

21 August 2013

Healthcare workers’ confidence remained fairly consistent in the second quarter, according to the Randstad Healthcare employee confidence index.


DLH revenue up 7%

21 August 2013

DLH Holdings Corp. (NASD: DLHC), a provider of healthcare and logistics staffing and services to the federal government, reported revenue rose 6.7 percent to $13.5 million in its fiscal third quarter ended June 30 from $12.6 million in its third quarter of 2012.


Crowdsourcing takes on healthcare

21 August 2013

CrowdMed, a provider of crowdsourced medical diagnoses, will use CrowdFlower’s online crowdsourced staffing platform, according to an announcement by CrowdFlower on Aug. 1.


Adecco’s medical and science revenue up in North America

21 August 2013

Adecco’s North American medical and science staffing revenue rose 9 percent year over year in the second quarter on a constant currency basis.


Healthcare traveler pleads guilty in hepatitis case

21 August 2013

A former healthcare traveler accused of infecting numerous patients in several states with hepatitis C pleaded guilty Aug. 14 to 14 criminal counts, the U.S. Attorney's Office reported. The traveler, David Kwiatkowski, was caught while working at Exeter Hospital in Exeter, N.H.


Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

21 August 2013

A contingent workforce manager shares lessons he’s learned from breakups with staffing suppliers.


Feds Make Hospitality CW Buyers Pay

21 August 2013

Two contingent workforce buyers in the hotel industry and a staffing firm have been ordered to pay tens of thousands in settlements, according to announcements by the U.S. DOL.


Online Staffing Platforms Continue to Evolve

21 August 2013

Online Staffing platforms are less of an emerging phenomenon than they are a maturing one, and models are mutating to fit varying business needs.  


Blog: There’s a List for That

21 August 2013

The Staffing Industry Analysts’ Staffing Firm Market Landscape and Book of Lists is a one-stop shopping resource for companies engaged in all the main niches of staffing. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram writes about its benefits to buyers in The Contingent Blog.