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Blog: CW Managers Come of Age

19 October 2011

Contingent workforce management has come a long way from the days when it was an emerging field. The pioneers of yesteryears are today’s managers on the cutting edge of the workforce of the future, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog.


News: Stock Performance Hints at Recession

19 October 2011

The worsening economic outlook continues to put downward pressure on the stocks of staffing suppliers.


Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally

12 October 2011

To find the most attractive staffing markets to expand into continue reading….


Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally

12 October 2011

To find the most attractive staffing markets to expand into continue reading….


Perspective: Outsource Your MSP?

12 October 2011

Rather than debating MSPs' worth, CW program managers are debating whether to keep program management in-house or to outsource it. There's much to consider. Here are some pros and cons of outsourcing to an MSP.


Legal Eagle: Who’s Responsible for IC’s Workers’ Safety?

12 October 2011

When an employee of an independent contractor got injured on the job, the IC’s workers’ comp sued the company that hired the IC. That suit made its way to the California Supreme Court. Here's what the court had to say.


Europe: Turning Point in Pay Moderation

12 October 2011

New research shows that collective pay agreements in many European countries resulted in lower pay increases in 2010 than 2009. Further, inflation caused pay in real terms to grow even slower.


Blog: A Misclassification Moment with the IRS

12 October 2011

Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram sat down with three IRS representatives last week to talk about one of the hottest topics of the event: misclassification. What she learned may surprise you.


News: Beware of IRS Bearing Gifts

5 October 2011

The IRS recently introduced a “Voluntary Classification Settlement Program” aiming to allow companies to voluntarily reclassify independent contractors as employees and face only limited tax liability. Attorneys advise caution, however.


Europe: Profound Changes Hit U.K. Staffing Market

5 October 2011

U.K. employers and staffing companies brace themselves for the impact of the Agency Workers Regulations, which came into effect on Oct. 1.