Recent Updates

Hiring a former temp without incurring a fee

15 July 2014

How many months after an agency temp ends an assignment must you wait before you may hire that temp directly, without paying a temp-to-perm conversion fee?

Buyers Beware: Staffing firms agree to report unlawful requests

15 July 2014

New York Attorney General requires five staffing firms to report discriminatory, other unlawful requests.

Stay focused as ACA deadline nears

15 July 2014

Steps to stay on track as ACA deadline approaches.

Managing your program? Why capacity planning is crucial

15 July 2014

Capacity planning is crucial when determining whether to manage your own program. Here’s how to execute on that plan, Part 2.

ASEAN Non-Standard Employment

14 July 2014

  • See details of an interesting report from ASETUC
  • Including information on the rise of triangular employment relationships across Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Plus commentary from Menno Bart of Ciett

IT Employment Projections, 2012-2022

9 July 2014

IT occupations are projected to grow 1.63 times faster than overall employment.

52% of North American IT firms to raise headcount

9 July 2014

More than half of IT organizations are increasing IT staff headcount this year, a study finds.

IT staffing mergers and acquisitions over past month

9 July 2014

Firms announcing acquisitions include Artech, Peoplelink, Judge Group and HireBetter.

Volt’s Q2 revenue falls, but net loss shrinks

9 July 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: VISI) revenue fell 13.1 percent year over year in its fiscal second quarter.

Randstad invests in online freelancer platform

9 July 2014

Randstad Holding nv is investing in Berlin-based twago, an online marketplace for freelance work.