Recent Updates

Contingent Worker Price: Know where your money goes

5 March 2014

For veteran contingent workforce managers as well as those who are new to the industry, knowing where the money goes at the worker level is critical. In order to know whether a bill rate is appropriate, first one must understand what goes into that rate.


Gender Gap: Are businesses missing out?

5 March 2014

In the run-up to International Women’s Day on March 8, companies are turning their attention to the topic of women in the workplace.


Temp Security Case Makes It to Supreme Court

5 March 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which staffing firm workers at Amazon.com warehouses say they are owed wages for waiting in line to go through a security check at the end of their workdays.


How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

5 March 2014

Poor implementation may be why offshore recruiting has a bad rep, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. But done right, its benefits are many. 


$14 Million for DOL to Continue Misclassification Crackdown

5 March 2014

The president's 2015 budget, released yesterday, includes $14 million for the Department of Labor to continue its efforts to fight independent contractor misclassifications, Read more from the Independent Contractor Compliance Blog.


SIA Research: Online Staffing and Compliance

5 March 2014

As online staffing has become more visible, some have questioned whether these platform businesses can act like typical staffing firms, which tend to bundle some measure of “compliance services” into their standard offerings. This report, available to CWS Council and Staffing Industry Analysts... More


Online Work Platform Models and Labor-related Compliance: Why It’s Not A Contradiction in Terms

3 March 2014

  • As online work platforms have become more visible to staffing businesses and buyers, questions have arisen as to whether these platform businesses can really act like typical staffing firms.
  • Online work platforms can act in ways that are similar to the more established, typical staffing business/compliance... More

News Report February 2014

28 February 2014

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


White Paper: What Is Your Staffing Company Currently Worth?

27 February 2014

 A white paper by R.A. Cohen Consulting.


White Paper: 8 Tips to Increase Your Company’s Stability and Growth

27 February 2014

A white paper by Bibby Financial Services Americas.