Recent Updates

What Confidential Surveys May Not Tell You

12 June 2013

A survey evaluating a team's performance can be a powerful tool for making that team more effective, writes Roger Schwarz on the HBR Blog Network. But while experts often advise those surveys be anonymous to ensure honesty, you can’t always trust the results, he says.


2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape

10 June 2013

  • $100 billion in global VMS/MSP spend accounted for in this study
  • Global VMS and MSP spend in our study rose 21% and 18% in 2012, respectively
  • VMS providers reported 62 "mega-programs" (programs with annual spend over $300 million)

News Report May 2013

5 June 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.


Leveraging the 21st Century Workforce

5 June 2013

As the size of the contingent workforce grows and the war for talent heats up, new management practices are emerging to retain and get the most out of your total workforce.


How Are Contingent Managers Evaluated?

5 June 2013

What criteria are CW managers most likely to be evaluated on? 


Drill Rig Firm Pays $687,469 in Misclassification Case

5 June 2013

A drilling rig firm and a mechanical contractor on an Amazon.com project are two new cases where companies paid overtime back wages as a result of misclassification of employees as independent contractors.


Staffing: Making Dreams Come True

5 June 2013

Saurin Joshi, a  computer systems analyst from India, shares why he was attracted to working as a contingent in Staffing Industry Review magazine.


What the ACA Will Cost CW Programs

5 June 2013

When the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, contingent workforce programs will see increased costs, writes Justin Junkel, vice president of finance and analytics at Pinnacle, in The Staffing Stream.


Nevada Restricts Credit Report Use

5 June 2013

Nevada has become the third state to enact legislation that restricts employers’ use of credit reports and other credit history information for hiring and other employment-related purposes, according to a report published by Law Firm Littler Mendelson. Read more here


SIA Webinar: Succeeding With HR and Your Contingent Workforce

5 June 2013

Traditionally, companies have had HR manage the permanent hires and procurement handles the contingent labor hires. As companies evolve and contingent workforce management matures, companies are putting total talent management in HR’s domain to give them a holistic view of their entire workforce. Learn... More