Recent Updates

Process management is RPO, stay focused

19 November 2014

Recruitment process outsourcing is many things to many organizations, leading to a murky marketplace. Here’s how it should be defined and what it should include.

I quit! Are you losing temps early?

19 November 2014

Whether the assignment is terminated early or the temporary worker quits, uncompleted assignments cost you time and money. How do you know if temporary worker early terminations and quit rates are within industry norms?

Contingent worker sues Google, searches for justice

19 November 2014

A former Google worker in New York sued the search giant and online staffing firm Elance-oDesk claiming he and others were misclassified as independent contractors.

OSHA cites manufacturer for serious, repeat violations

19 November 2014

A manufacturing facility has been cited by OSHA for numerous repeated safety violations and faces fines of more than $300,000. The company has been placed in OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. Its staffing provider faces one citation.

The time it takes staffing firms to fill assignments

19 November 2014

In our 2014 Staffing Company Survey for North America, we asked staffing firms the average time it takes to fill assignments. 

SIA research: Recruitment process outsourcing insights

19 November 2014

This report examines the $4.4 billion recruitment process outsourcing market. It reviews the most common types of RPO engagements, including contract and service features. It also covers a range of methods to identify clients’ culture and core values. The report is available to corporate and CWS Council... More

The importance of TES to the South African labour market and economy

14 November 2014

A research report from the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Development Policy Research Unit underlines the importance of Temporary Employment Services (TES) to the South African labour market and economy.

Revenue rises at Swedish healthcare staffing firm NGS

12 November 2014

Swedish healthcare and education staffing firm NGS Group reported revenue rose 5.2 percent in the third-quarter to 122.4 million Swedish krona (US$16.9 million).

TeamHealth acquires medical scribe services firm

12 November 2014

TeamHealth Holdings Inc. (NYSE: TMH), the seventh-largest U.S. healthcare staffing provider, acquired Fort Worth, Texas-based PhysAssist Scribes Inc.

Investment group acquires VMS and MSP firm

12 November 2014

Investment firm Investcorp acquired PRO Unlimited, which offers VMS, MSP and independent contractor compliance/payrolling services.