Recent Updates

The Best Staffing Firms to Work For

29 March 2012

The top staffing firms to work for are listed. Recurring themes like listening to employees, hiring right in the first place and letting workers build their skills have helped boost the bottom line of these companies and made their employees appreciate their workplace.


Research Report: The Dreaded Mandate

29 March 2012

Healthcare reform’s effects on the staffing industry remain unclear.


Benefit of Counsel

29 March 2012

Benefit of Counsel: Crucial Clause


Straight Talk from the Customer

29 March 2012

Straight Talk from the Customer: Your Significant Other


Letter from the Editor

29 March 2012

What are staffing firms looking for? High up on your list of priorities is to have a team that is engaged and produces great bottom-line results.


Acquisition: On Assignment Buys Large IT Staffing Provider

28 March 2012

Several large acquisitions were recently announced in the staffing industry. The latest is On Assignment Inc. is buying Apex Systems Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing suppliers of information technology staffing. 


When Requiring Diplomas Violates the ADA

28 March 2012

Requiring a high school diploma may in some circumstances be considered a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, according to guidance released by the The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Congress Passes Jobs Bill; IRS FAQs for Worker Classification

28 March 2012

Congress sends the Jobs bill to the President’s desk; New FAQs for the voluntary worker classification program. How effective are managers in using tools such as balanced score cards and customer relationship management? 


A Staffing Atlas to Guide You

28 March 2012

Does your provider know what the temporary worker penetration rate is in your area? How about an area you're looking into? Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram blogs about a new tool from SIA you should be sure they use.


Feature: How to Manage Remote Contingent Workers

21 March 2012

Managers who drive results by peering over employees’ shoulders and calling impromptu status meetings should take a refresher course, because you’ll need different techniques and skills to supervise a team of contingent workers dispersed across the globe.