Recent Updates

Swiss Immigration Quota to Affect EU Workers

19 February 2014

A recent vote to cap the number of EU nationals immigrating to Switzerland is raising concerns on how it will affect temporary staffing and CW programs in the country.


Firm Lists 11 ‘Scariest’ HR Issues

19 February 2014

A provider of legal information to U.S. employers has listed the 11 scariest issues employers face this year, Among them, independent contractor misclassification, wage and hour disputes, legalized marijuana use, and background check regulations.


Have Job Board, Will Recruit

19 February 2014

People’s passion for job boards annoys many workforce experts. But the fact remains, people rely on them heavily. Even the staffing industry is a big fan, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. 


Culture and the Business Model

19 February 2014

Culture is the single most important attribute to successful companies, writes Jim Dougherty in the HBR Blog Network. When things don’t go well for a company, it’s culture that often determines whether the company makes it.


SIA Research: What Temps Say About How You Treat Them

19 February 2014

We asked temporary workers to give anonymous feedback about the companies and jobs in which they had been placed. While temporary workers in general seemed reasonably pleased with their placements and clients, there were pockets of discontent. Read more in this report, available to CWS Council and Staffing... More


Are Independent Contractors In or Out?

18 February 2014

There is no norm or standard on where programs fall on the maturity curve when it comes to CW utilization, including their use of independent contractors, writes the chief operating officer of ICon Professional Services, in The Staffing Stream.


Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor January 2014

17 February 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

Rest of World Q3 Results

13 February 2014

  • Discover how listed staffing firms performed in Q3 2013.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover and net income have evolved.
  • See how the largest staffing firms fared.

Blog: Riding the IT staffing growth wave

12 February 2014

The information technology market has been on a steady growth path and our research indicates that it will continue to outperform other segments of staffing for a few years to come. Unless there is a glitch in the global economy, this boom should keep booming.


Kforce announces realignment, Q4 revenue up 12%

12 February 2014

Kforce Inc. (NASD: KFRC) reported a net loss of $8.2 million in the fourth quarter compared to net income of $6.1 million in the same period last year. However, fourth-quarter revenue rose 12.3 percent at the Tampa, Fla.-based professional staffing firm to $302.9 million.