Recent Updates

Employers aren’t ‘whining’: The skills gap is real

27 August 2014

Last year, ManpowerGroup published results of a survey where 39 percent of U.S. and 35 percent of global employers identified lack of available talent as a reason for difficulty in filling jobs. Some criticized the concept of a skills gap, but it is real, asserts James Bessen in the Harvard... More


SIA research: Statutory expense tool

27 August 2014

Your bill rate reflects more than the worker's pay, taxes and supplier's profits. Other expenses, such as workers' comp and unemployment insurance, will be taken into account as part of a supplier's markup. Staffing Industry Analysts' Statutory Expense Tool, available to CWS Council and SIA corporate... More


4 Housing and Hotel Mistakes Healthcare Staffing Firms Make — White Paper

26 August 2014

How do proactive healthcare staffing firms keep lodging costs to a minimum?


10 Tips Your Healthcare Staffing Firm Can Use to Ensure Quality and Value to Hospitals — White Paper

26 August 2014

The ultimate objective for any healthcare staffing firm should be to provide a framework of quality, safety, benchmarking, and performance improvement.


Rest of World Mergers & Acquisitions 2013

26 August 2014

  • There were 24 publicly announced acquisitions across the Rest of World region in 2013.
  • Of those, just over a third (9) of the acquisitions were made by Japanese companies, followed by four acquisitions by Australian companies.
  • Read the full analysis, broken down by staffing sector.

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Impact of Recent and Pending Legislation

26 August 2014

  • We asked buyers of contingent labour to estimate the impact of specific legislative changes in Europe, Asia/Pacific, and South Africa on their use of temporary workers. 
  • Buyers were positive with regards to legislative changes in China but thought changes in Japan would decrease their use... More

By the Numbers: Healthcare Landscape

22 August 2014

  • Fastest-growing healthcare staffing & talent engagement firms.
  • 10 largest state healthcare staffing markets.
  • U.S. healthcare staffing market size.

The Buzz: Talent Share

22 August 2014

A staffing model enables businesses to profit from and retain underutilized talent.


The Other Side: Don't Disrespect Me

22 August 2014

How your recruiters treat candidates can cost you.


Power Seller: Passing the Test

22 August 2014

Healthcare’s unique environment creates excellent lessons for staffing firms.