Recent Updates

Independent contractor status is getting another look, CW space is growing

28 October 2015

What were CWS summit attendees discussing last week? Here are some surprising trends.

Consulting with stakeholders: Avoid the herd mentality

28 October 2015

Why one-on-one stakeholder interactions are vital to ensuring proper communication.

Don’t forget to audit supply chain partner engagement requirements

28 October 2015

In the hectic volume and pace of running a CW program, it’s easy to lose sight of the suppliers’ compliance status.

2015 Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Investment plans for the next two years, and reported highest-return investments

27 October 2015

  • 56 staffing firms reveal primary planned investment
  • Top planned investments about internal staff
  • But is technology underinvested?

SOW in Contingent Workforce Programs

27 October 2015

  • SOW comprised a median 30% share of buyers’ contingent workforce (CW) spend
  • Sixty-six percent of buyers indicated that SOW is incorporated into their CW program

Create the right temp-erature

27 October 2015

A contingent worker explains how clients can ensure a successful assignment by creating the right environment. Read about it in Staffing Industry Review

How Southwest Airlines Created a Preferred Talent Pool for Automated Self-Sourcing- October 2015

27 October 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Learn new automated self-sourcing capabilities
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

2015 Australia/NZ Staffing Company Survey: Initial Findings

24 October 2015

  • 56 unique staffing firms share their opinions
  • Benchmark measures, assignment lengths, RFP metrics
  • Tenure discounts, social media use
  • Operational structure, resume submittals/interviews 

Safe Harbor ruling puts companies in limbo

21 October 2015

Two weeks ago, we reported on the EU ruling that invalidated a 15-year-old agreement on data transfer between Europe and the US. Fiona Coombe, director of legal and regulatory research, provides more details about that ruling and its implications on the contingent workforce.

Oregon official: Uber drivers employees, not independent contractors

21 October 2015

Uber drivers are employees, not independent contractors, according to an advisory opinion released last week by an Oregon state official. But reports Uber has fired back, arguing its drivers are independent contractors.