Recent Updates

’Tis the Season

19 September 2012

Companies are beginning to ramp up their hiring of contingent workers for the holidays, with Kohl’s Department Stores announcing plans to hire more than 52,700 workers, 24/7 Wall St. reports. To read the story, click here.


Why a Consultant’s Motivations Matter

19 September 2012

Why are the consultants serving your business contingent? Understanding the reasons for their choice can help you and your providers attract and manage them. Read more from Staffing Industry Review magazine, here.


Amending China’s “Temporary” Law

14 September 2012

  • China is trying to change the law on "temporary" workers
  • See why the law is changing and how.
  • Read our translation of the amendments

2012 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

13 September 2012

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors

Howard Dean Chats About Healthcare and the Contingent Workforce

12 September 2012

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean speaks with Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram about healthcare reform and its effect on the staffing industry in the September 2012 issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine. Read what he has to say here.


Be Prepared for the Future of CW Management

12 September 2012

As we prepare for the eighth-annual Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit next week, Bryan Peña ponders what it will take to manage future evolution in contingent workforce management.


Temporary Employment Drops in August

12 September 2012

Temporary help employment slipped in August from July, while July's gains were revised downward, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 


Blog: Narrow Escape on Healthcare Penalties

12 September 2012

While recent guidance indicates costs of healthcare reform on staffing firms may not be as steep as expected, buyers and staffing providers still need to come to terms with who will pay for the costs that will be there, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.


Blog: Weighing Contingent Workforce Program Benefits

12 September 2012

What is the MOST important benefit an organization can gain from implementing a contingent workforce management program? Hint: It's not as clear as you think, writes TAPFIN VP and General Manager Kip Wright in The Staffing Stream


Recruitment Process Outsourcing Trends

12 September 2012

As part of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent Buyer Survey for North America, we ask contingent workforce managers if recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) is currently in place in their organization. Take a look at the trend over the years.