Recent Updates

Canada doesn’t budge on foreign temps deportation

8 April 2015

Canada’s temporary foreign workers facing repercussions last week from a rule implemented four years ago. Those who have been in the country for four years must now leave for another four.


SIA Research: The largest job boards globally

8 April 2015

The largest job boards have an international presence and enjoy market leading positions in a number of countries, but there are still many strong national players that dominate local markets and also niche job boards that effectively target specific worker types. Here are the largest 25 job boards... More


Crossing the finish line doesn’t mean you won

1 April 2015

Being kept through the end of the assignment doesn’t necessarily mean your engagement manager was pleased with the worker or work performed. 


Microsoft’s 15 days paid time off is new contingent workforce tactic

1 April 2015

In a relatively unusual move in the contingent workforce world, Microsoft announced last week in suppliers would be required to give 15 days PTO to eligible contingent workers.


Track this: be prepared with data to support program expansion

1 April 2015

As programs mature and seek to expand their scope or reach, capturing CW data both in and out of a program can provide visibility and build future support.


The good, the bad and social media

1 April 2015

Social media can be a powerful tool for your suppliers to use in recruiting efforts, but you and your providers need to be careful when casting that net. Read more in Staffing Industry Review.


Around the Web: Amazon removes non-competes clause from contracts; Mass temp exodus in Canada

1 April 2015

Following a Verge report on Amazon having an 18-month non-compete clause in its warehouse temp worker contracts, the company said it will be removing it; Canadian businesses brace for the impact of the first wave of deportations due to the country’s temp foreign worker limits.... More


General Employment closes on Scribe, ex-MPS leader takes CEO role

31 March 2015

General Employment Enterprises Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB) closed on its acquisition of Scribe Solutions Inc., a provider of personal assistants for physicians.


Fastaff names VP of recruiting

31 March 2015

Fastaff Travel Nursing recently named Jeff Files as VP of recruiting. 


‘Modest use’ of temp nurses can save hospitals money, study says

31 March 2015

Study suggests “modest use” of temporary staff can lead to cost savings and efficiencies for hospitals.