Recent Updates

Staffing Stream: Is the STEM bubble set to pop?

25 September 2013

People are being told the key to finding high-paying jobs is to have science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills.


Survey finds only 35% of firms confident in cyber security

25 September 2013

A new cyber security survey found that only a 35 percent of companies are completely or very confident in the security of their information.


Computer science has fourth-highest starting salary

25 September 2013

Computer science majors had the fourth-highest average starting salary among all U.S. grads earning bachelor’s degrees in this year.


IGate names new president and CEO

25 September 2013

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) named Ashok Vemuri as president and CEO effective Sept. 16.


Interest growing in big data, Gartner finds

25 September 2013

Companies have plans for big data. A survey by Gartner Inc. found that 64 percent of companies worldwide plan to invest in big data this year, up from 58 percent last year.


First-ever global IT staffing market estimates released

25 September 2013

The global IT staffing market is estimated at $55.4 billion, according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ first-ever detailed global estimates.


Shooting Puts Focus on Contractors’ Background Checks

25 September 2013

Some staffing buyers require background checks of contract workers. However, the shootings last week at the Washington Navy Yard raised concerns over the federal government’s vetting processes of its contractors. 


Staffing Industry Alive and Kicking

25 September 2013

A decade ago, the staffing industry was projected to grow at an incredible pace over a long period of time. Things didn’t quite work out that way, but the industry is still alive and kicking, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.


New Jersey Gov. Vetoes IC Truck Driver Bill

25 September 2013

Last week, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have limited companies’ ability to classify truck drivers as independent contractors. 


The Staffing Stream: A Blended Workforce

25 September 2013

Developing and executing a strategy for an integrated blended workforce solution can often be daunting. But incorporating some key building blocks and a trusted strategic partner can make it an exciting opportunity, writes Scott Fraleigh, senior VP of MSP operations at Randstad Sourceright, in The... More