Recent Updates

Be Prepared to Pay More for Contingent Workers

11 April 2012

As the economy improves, the buyer of contingent labor no longer has the upper hand, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog. So expect your providers’ services to cost more.


UK Companies Avoid Equal Pay for Contingent Workers

11 April 2012

Most U.K. companies avoid equal pay requirements for temps.


Co-employment: Friend or Foe?

9 April 2012

  • Panel discussion on co-employment issues with temporary workers
  • Strategies discussed on how to mitigate misclassification risks and manage suppliers
  • Should temporary workers be invited to the company picnic?

Share the Worst with Your MSP

4 April 2012

Companies have to be prepared to air their dirty laundry with their managed service provider in order for it to service the account well.


New H-1B Guidance Is Boost for Staffing Firms, Buyers

4 April 2012

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service issued updated guidance that clarifies staffing firms are eligible to file H-1B petitions even though they place workers at third-party sites.


IRS Fails Own Audit

4 April 2012

Think your sensitive data is safe? The IRS has admitted that its Employment Operations offices did not complete all of the required pre-screening steps prior to employment, writes Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog. 


Unemployment Benefits Awarded to Independent Contractor

4 April 2012

A woman who was encouraged by her employer to go independent is ruled eligible for unemployment benefits. 


Building and Operating a Global MSP Governance Structure

2 April 2012

  • This report outlines how to establish a governance structure for a multi-national MSP
  • Roles, responsibilities, and participants for global governance team explained
  • We describe mitigation approaches for various challenges to global governance

By the Numbers

29 March 2012

  • Internal staff becomes a higher priority
  • Which staffing firm priority is most correlated with consistent profitability?
  • Odds of a “Best Staffing Firm to Work For” being among the fastest-growing in U.S.

Power Seller

29 March 2012

Power Seller: Huddle Up