Recent Updates

US Casts Wider Net in Visa Probes

6 November 2013

Following its settlement with India-based Infosys over visa misuse allegations, the U.S. is investigating other companies for possible similar violations, The Economic Times reports.

SIA Research: Lexicon of CW Terms

6 November 2013

In contingent workforce management, making sure you, your suppliers and your team are on the same page is critical. Staffing Industry Analysts’ Lexicon of Contingent Workforce Related Terms, updated this week to include many new terms as we expand our coverage globally, is the tool to ensure you are... More

Infosys to pay record immigration fine of $34 million

5 November 2013

Information technology services firm Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) announced it will pay $34 million to settle an immigration probe by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The settlement is focused on historical I-9 paperwork errors and visa matters. 

Randstad’s global CEO to step down

5 November 2013

Randstad CEO Ben Noteboom will step down from his post as CEO of the firm and his position on the company’s executive board on Feb. 28.

IT job growth decelerates in September

5 November 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs increased for the 25th consecutive month in September, but the rate of growth slowed, according to the TechServe Alliance’s IT employment index.

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.