Recent Updates

Kforce releases two execs as part of realignment

5 November 2013

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) let go Chief Services Officer Michael Ettore and Chief Customer Officer Randal Marmon as part of a realignment of its leadership and support-related structure, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

TEKsystems survey finds IT spending to grow

5 November 2013

Information technology leaders expect increased spending in 2014, more hiring and salary increases, according to TEKsystems’ annual survey of IT leaders.

Staffing Stream: The evolving IT labor market

5 November 2013

The economy remains sluggish with unemployment struck around 7 percent, but there remains a shortage of skills. What does this mean for companies sourcing information technology talent in North America?

Lexicon of Contingent Workforce-Related Terms

5 November 2013

  • One of the major challenges facing contingent workforce program managers and executives is ensuring that a common language is used. A lack of common definitions can cause severe communication problems.
  • To help alleviate the issue, this newly revised lexicon suggests a set of "working definitions"... More

News Report October 2013

31 October 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. 

Branding: What’s in a CW Program Name?

30 October 2013

Branding is a key factor in a program’s success. A strong brand can usher adoption and growth, while a weak one can drag an otherwise promising program down. 

Defining Quality in Our Ecosystem

30 October 2013

Quality may seem so difficult to deliver because it means something different to everyone. Here are ways to get on the same page.

Industrial Contingent Costs Fall, Office/Clerical Rising

30 October 2013

Companies using industrial contingent workers continue to see their costs decline, while companies using office/clerical staffing services are seeing rising costs.

VMS: Benefits and Drawbacks

30 October 2013

Vendor management systems have their place, but they are not suitable for all supplier/buyer relationships, writes Matt Jeffers, an IT staffing consultant at Beacon Hill Staffing Group, in The Staffing Stream. 

For Their Welfare

30 October 2013

Workplace safety for the contingent workforce is a concern for both the buyer as well as its staffing providers. But in recent months, it has become even more so, with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issuing updated guidance specifically on the issue. Read more in Staffing Industry... More