Recent Updates

Around the Web: Job Quality Declines, a Recovery Roadblock and an Altered Job Market

1 February 2012

An economist believes the rising rate of self-employment is driving down job quality, the recession has altered the job market for good, and relocations are down, with job seekers stuck under burdensome mortgages.


Perspective: Finding the Right Suppliers

25 January 2012

A leader of a global CW program shares his process in identifying the right managed services providers for his company.


News: Client, Staffing Firm Cited for Safety Violation

25 January 2012

A California distribution center was cited, along with its staffing provider, for unsafe working conditions that led to a worker’s injury.


Recruiting: Is Your Supplier Social?

25 January 2012

Last week, we wrote about how important it should be to users of contingent labor that their staffing suppliers use hi-tech methods to recruit. One such method is social recruiting, and it matters if your supplier is using it or not.


Europe: Less Regulation Ahead?

25 January 2012

European countries seek to ease regulatory burdens on employers.


Around the Web: Unable to Retire; Temping is Worth it

25 January 2012

With their retirement funds decimated, many eldery are forced to keep working. Meanwhile, a writer lays out the case for temping.


Dictionary of Key Terms

20 January 2012

A short dictionary of key terms for 46 European states.


Recruiting: Go Hi-Tech or Go Home

18 January 2012

With staffing firms saying recruiting talent is a bigger challenge than selling their own services, how they find that talent is critical to CW managers. How hi-tech is your provider?


Legal Eagle: Staffing Firm, Clients Hit with $10 Million Suit

18 January 2012

A staffing firm and its hotel clients have been sued by a group of contingent workers who allege they were regularly not paid for all hours worked or overtime. 


Around the Web: Obama Urges Insourcing; European Worker Exodus

18 January 2012

President Obama urges companies to return work to America, offering incentives to those that do, the LA Times reported. Meanwhile, Europe is facing an exodus of skilled workers amid a faltering economy.