Recent Updates

EU to Boost Protections for Seconded Workers

18 April 2012

The EU last month announced it would strengthen protections for employees and contingent workers sent by their employers or staffing firms to posts in other EU countries.


VMS/MSP: A Window Into Staffing Firms’ Orders

18 April 2012

How much of staffing firms’ job orders come through a vendor management system or a managed services provider?


Staffing Industry Reaching Record Highs

18 April 2012

We are seeing some stratospheric numbers from the staffing industry, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog.


Australia Data Sources

13 April 2012

A list of data sources for Australia including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Staffing in Pakistan (Links)

11 April 2012

  • List of staffing agencies
  • Main newspapers for job adverts
  • Jobsites and basic data

Why Your Staffing Suppliers Need to Be Social

11 April 2012

Why it's important that your staffing providers are savvy about social media.


Spend on Staffing Services Rises Faster Than Expected

11 April 2012

Spending on contingent labor through staffing firms is rising faster than expected, according to new research from Staffing Industry Analysts. Spending in some staffing segments will soon exceed pre-recession levels. 


Help Legitimize Contingent Workforce Management

11 April 2012

Our industry demands a range of skills, beyond workforce planning and technological prowess. At the request of your peers and staffing providers, we are in the process of developing a certification program for contingent workforce professionals.


Be Prepared to Pay More for Contingent Workers

11 April 2012

As the economy improves, the buyer of contingent labor no longer has the upper hand, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in the Contingent Blog. So expect your providers’ services to cost more.


UK Companies Avoid Equal Pay for Contingent Workers

11 April 2012

Most U.K. companies avoid equal pay requirements for temps.