Recent Updates

TSR revenue rises 13%

21 October 2014

IT staffing firm TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI) reported revenue rose 13.2 percent year over year to $13.7 million in its fiscal first quarter ended Aug. 31. 


Tech staffing comes out ahead on all fronts — Staffing Stream

21 October 2014

Shravan Goli, president of Dice.com, writes on the demand for IT contingent workers in a post in The Staffing Stream.


The Rise of FMS

17 October 2014

  • Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed five leading freelancer management systems (FMS) providers
  • Learn what defines and is essential to this space
  • Stay ahead of the curve on an emerging technology

Global Forecast 2015

16 October 2014

  • Our forecast for 2015
  • (and the revised update for 2014)
  • See which markets are doing best and worst

The Global Staffing Industry 2013

16 October 2014

  • Lists the value of the global staffing market in 2013
  • Understand which country and region is largest
  • 25+ countries and 11 sectors measured in our analysis.

Post-CWS conference: A review and some predictions

15 October 2014

Not all things stay in Vegas. Summit attendees bring high levels of enthusiasm and leave with knowledge to make strategic and tactical improvements to their programs.


The IC’s revenge: Using SOW agreements to mitigate risk

15 October 2014

As the economy improves, independent contractors are more reluctant to give up that status. Here's how programs can keep using them, but still mitigate their classification risk.


Supreme Court weighs staffing buyer security line pay

15 October 2014

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case where staffing firm workers are seeking pay for time spent waiting in security screening lines when leaving the warehouse of staffing client Amazon.com. The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More


Skills shortages drive workforce automation

15 October 2014

When Henry Ford designed the first moving assembly line in 1913, some wondered what would happen to the people who used to do those jobs. Now, companies are looking for more ways to automate as skills shortages are driving costs upward.


A matter of health: Contingent worker quality affects programs’ health

15 October 2014

Companies health depends on a quality workforce, including contingents. One CW manager outlines how programs and their providers can work together to ensure the best results in Staffing Industry Review magazine.