Recent Updates

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


Can Labor Keep Up with Technology?

5 September 2012

As technology evolves at a surprising clip, how can you be sure your contingent workforce is keeping up?


Pontoon: Good News for Buyers and Strategic Partners

5 September 2012

Companies are looking for a bridge to the future and guidance in how to achieve their desired future state, which is why Adecco merged its MSP and RPO business lines into Pontoon, Global President Mike Wachholz tells Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram.  


Healthcare Reform Guidance Could Reduce Penalties

5 September 2012

New guidance put forth by the federal government last week could significantly reduce employer penalties under healthcare reform, which could translate to savings for staffing users if such penalties are substantially reduced.