Recent Updates

Hotel Must Pay Staffing Firm Workers’ Back Wages

11 September 2013

An ongoing investigation into hotels’ use of staffing firms in Florida resulted in a St. Augustine hotel being required to pay $18,000 in back wages to 13 staffing firm workers, the Department of Labor reported Monday.

Report: 24 Million Independent Workers by 2018

11 September 2013

According to a report released this week, there are 17.7 million people in the U.S. working at least half-time as an independent contractor, and that number will climb to 24 million by 2018. 

Leveraging Business Intelligence

11 September 2013

When leveraged properly, business intelligence can help business leaders recognize opportunities to improve operations and the bottom line, writes Provade’s chief business intelligence architect, Dinu Davuluri, in The Staffing Stream. Read about the three main stages in the cycle of BI here

CCWP Certification Class Online

11 September 2013

You can now take Staffing Industry Analysts’ Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) classes and exam online. CCWP is an accreditation program designed for HR, procurement and others who manage corporate contingent/temporary staffing. 

High Unemployment and Contingent Labor

11 September 2013

This June marked the four-year anniversary of the end of the Great Recession, and now seems like a fitting time to assess the condition of the U.S. workforce and to examine the implications for contingent workforce managers and staffing firm executives.

New Offering Shifts Online Staffing Model

11 September 2013

OnForce, a provider of online staffing services, announced a new set of service offerings that enable any kind of large enterprise to deploy an IT-related managed contractor workforce in almost any U.S. location.

Online Staffing Platform Businesses ‐ 2013 and 2014 Industry Segment Forecast

10 September 2013

  • Online Staffing market growth revised upward to 60% in 2013
  • No foreseen near‐term limits on global expansion
  • Market drivers could lead to $3B in spend in 2014

2Q13 healthcare staffing earnings recap

4 September 2013

In the second quarter of 2013, the 10 large firms constituting our general all-segment index grew revenue by a median 3.4 percent, and net income by a median 9.2 percent from the prior year. 

Web: Healthcare buyer settles suit with staffing firm

4 September 2013

Medical Design Technology reports that Smith & Nephew settled a lawsuit with staffing provider Northwest Ortho Plus that involved allegations of sales staff violating noncompetition agreements.

Staffing Stream: Competition is good, control by competitor is something else

4 September 2013

A vendor management system as a pure software solution can have a positive impact. But when a third-party manager, such as an MSP, arrives between buyers and staffing suppliers, it can be a threat, writes Colleen Mills of the National Healthcare Staffing Alliance in The Staffing Stream.