Recent Updates

Proposed Legislation Could Deny H-1B Visas

27 March 2013

Contingent workforce buyers using H-1B visa workers could be in for a rude shock. Legislation proposed by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, could prohibit staffing firms from bringing in H-1B visa holders.


What Is Recruitment Process Outsourcing?

27 March 2013

A decade ago, recruitment process outsourcing was dismissed as vaporware. Today, it is considered an up-and-coming sourcing model. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram lists some typical RPO arrangements in The Contingent Blog


Printing Company Repays Misclassified ICs

27 March 2013

A printing company paid $31,863 in back wages to 69 employees after an investigation found that workers were improperly classified as independent contractors during a 90-day probationary period.


Project Management in the MSP/VMS World

27 March 2013

Large-scale MSP/VMS projects force project managers to carefully examine their approach to implementation. Potential pitfalls are everywhere, writes  Brian Clark, Agile-1’s senior director, project management office, in The Staffing Stream.


Interviewing a Staffing Provider

27 March 2013

Author Cathy Reilly shares 41 questions companies should ask potential staffing providers.


Why Your Talent Strategy Must Include Contingents

27 March 2013

HR must take control of managing contingent labor, asserts Linda Brenner on the Designs on Talent blog. Here are her four reasons why.


ROW People Risk Index

26 March 2013

Following our webinar on risk Aon Hewitt's People Risk rankings provide an interesting view of the risk of recruiting, employing and redeploying people. Their data for our ROW region is provided here. 


Global Salary Trends

26 March 2013

Data for Permanent Salaries around the world:

  • By Country
  • By City/Region
  • By Sector

Firms Seeking H-1Bs Could Be Out of Luck

20 March 2013

Companies seeking H-1B temporary worker visas to bring skilled talent to the U.S. may be out of luck because of expected increase in demand.


Unlikely Valentine: Suppliers Learn to Love Their MSP

20 March 2013

Some suppliers are in the midst of a red-hot love affair with their MSPs, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. And it’s been great all around. Why is the courtship such a happy one?