Recent Updates

US reaches cap on H-1B visas for highly skilled foreign temporary workers

8 April 2015

The cap for H-1B visas for highly skilled temporary foreign workers for the upcoming federal fiscal year was again reached within a week.


IT staffing providers among the best staffing firms to work for

8 April 2015

Several IT staffing firms ranked in this year’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For competition.


TEKsystems survey finds 44% to up hiring for big data positions

8 April 2015

Organizations are addressing big data skills shortages through training and contingent hires, according to a TEKsystems survey.


CTG names former Dell exec as president and CEO

8 April 2015

CTG, a Buffalo, NY-based staffing provider, named former Dell exec Cliff Bleustein as president, CEO and a board member.


Court approves Matchtech acquisition of UK-based Networkers International

8 April 2015

A court has sanctioned Matchtech Group’s acquisition of staffing firm Networkers International, a UK-based provider of IT, telecommunications and other staffing services.


Microsoft’s 15 days paid time off for suppliers’ employees represents new CW tactic

8 April 2015

Microsoft’s new requirement of 15 days paid time off for eligible supplier employees is a relatively unusual move in the contingent workforce world.


Volt taps former Reader’s Digest exec as CFO

8 April 2015

Volt Information Sciences Inc. named Paul Tomkins as CFO, a post he previously held at The Reader’s Digest Association.


What you should expect from your MSP

8 April 2015

Is your MSP taking the steps necessary to reach your CW program’s potential? Find out how high-performing MSPs set themselves apart.


Be clear and complete in your RFP: It matters

8 April 2015

Following up on his admonition to be transparent in RFPs, Bryan Peña, VP of contingent workforce strategies and research, lists components RFPs should have to get the best results.


Canadian company fined in temp's death

8 April 2015

A staffing buyer in Ontario was fined $225,000 for an accident that led to the death of a temporary worker last May.