Recent Updates

Total talent management needed to reap full benefit of workforce planning

14 October 2015

This week, we asked a procurement professional how important the concept of total talent management will be going forward.


Groups work to improve employment conditions in Mexico

14 October 2015

The Mexican Association of Human Capital Companies (AMECH) and the Mexican Secretariat of Labour and Social Security (STPS) are joining efforts to develop a certification or license of fair recruitment practices, a procedure that will improve the quality of employment in Mexico, writes Martín Padulla,... More


Buyers still less than satisfied with their staffing providers

14 October 2015

Staffing firms improved in the eyes of buyers this year, but are still in the red when it comes to satisfaction.


2015 Staffing Company Survey: Perception of gender advantage/disadvantage among staffing executives

12 October 2015

  • Gender advantage/disadvantage in working world and staffing industry examined
  • Most staffing execs--both male and female--see no particular bias
  • Responses from staffing execs in North America, Europe, and Australia/NZ

Largest Staffing Firms in Ecuador 2014

12 October 2015

  • This report gives an overview of the market
  • Provides statistics for revenue and the number of temporary workers
  • Lists the largest staffing companies that operate legally

Why ‘de facto employment’ matters to a growing CW management program

7 October 2015

When successful contingent workforce (CW) management programs grow beyond their initial borders, understanding the risk of “de facto employment” is as critical as understanding the language differences and business culture of the new global markets you are expanding into. 


‘The biggest challenge, period, is adoption’

7 October 2015

Contingent workforce managers face their share of challenges in getting the job done. For the topic of the week, we asked “what is the single biggest challenge facing CW managers?” 


EU court tosses EU-US safe harbor agreement

7 October 2015

Europe’s top court ruled against an agreement that has allowed companies to move people’s digital data between the European Union and the United States, leaving businesses with operations in both regions in legal limbo.


OSHA: Staffing buyers in auto parts, meat processing face fines

7 October 2015

A judge affirmed citations and increased fines issued to an auto parts manufacturer after a temp suffered amputations; separately, a meat processing plant faces fines for failure to train temps about hazardous chemicals.


Create value out of your data

7 October 2015

Data analytics can be used for so much more than what many companies are currently doing. John Healy, VP and managing director of KellyOCG, writes about what you and your staffing providers can do to create more value out of data and powerful analytics in Staffing Industry Review.