Recent Updates

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.

IC Compliance: Not Just a US Concern

12 September 2012

Independent contractor classification is a well-known concern in the U.S., but companies with global operations need to be mindful of its implications abroad as well. European countries are also on the hunt for misclassification.

Is the Skills Gap Real?

12 September 2012

Dr. Peter Cappelli, author of Why Good People Can't Get Jobs, sat down with Yoh’s The Seamless Workforce to discuss the perceived skills gap and what companies can do about it. The podcast is available here: Part OnePart Two

The Benefits of Incorporating SOWs

5 September 2012

Once the new kids in town, Statement of Work (SOW) consultants are no longer something that programs are just talking about. SOW is here and gaining significant traction across programs of varying sizes and shapes. They are being included in more and more programs, creating the need to look at relevant... More