Recent Updates

Mass. to have highest state minimum wage in US

2 July 2014

Last week, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a measure that raises the state’s minimum wage to the highest of any U.S. state and and makes permanent the multi-agency task force charged with combating worker misclassification.

SIA research: CW manager compensation

2 July 2014

How much are your peers paid? What variables influence contingent workforce managers' salaries? This report, available to members of the CWS Council, discusses this and more. 

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: What specific skills are you having the most difficulty recruiting?

1 July 2014

  • Skills associated with managing and modifying company‐wide enterprise software were reported as the most difficult to recruit
  • Within engineering, the most difficult to recruit skills were specialized, niche skills, and skills related to petroleum engineering
  • Among buyers of industrial/logistics,... More

Rest of World News Report June 2014

30 June 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. 

Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor May 2014

30 June 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

2014 Online Staffing Platform Landscape: Can more be better?

26 June 2014

  • We have identified 145 online staffing platform businesses operating around the world, including 33 “witkeys” (the Chinese variant of online staffing). There are actually likely to a larger number of tiny platform businesses we have not detected yet.
  • In 2013, only a fairly small number of... More

The Evolution and Promise of Integrated Talent Acquisition Management Solutions - June 2014

26 June 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Integrated talent acquisition management solutions
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Professional Recruitment Trends Singapore Apr/May 2014

26 June 2014

  • Launching our index for professional recruitment in Singapore, in collaboration with APSCo
  • Also included is a selection of economic data for Singapore
  • Infographics on the Singapore labour market from the local Ministry of Manpower

Get on the same page for program success

25 June 2014

Suppliers, buyers and other stakeholders often view value and program goals differently. It's time to get on the same page to elevate your program.

Should you, could you or would you be resource agnostic?

25 June 2014

Is becoming resource agnostic the wave of the future in contingent workforce management? Maybe.