Recent Updates

TSR revenue rises 12%

15 January 2014

TSR Inc. (NASD: TSRI), a Hauppauge, N.Y.-based information technology staffing provider, reported revenue rose 15.2 percent to $12.2 million in its fiscal second quarter ended Nov. 30, compared with the year-ago quarter.


TechServe Alliance launches certification program

15 January 2014

TechServe Alliance launched its new TechServe Alliance Certification Program designed for the IT and engineering staffing industry.


Staffing Stream: The skills gap

15 January 2014

What to do about the gap between the number of information technology professionals with the right skills and the need of employers for skilled IT workers? Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) CEO Keving Horner discusses the situation in a new post in The Staffing Stream.


New Year, New Performance Plans

15 January 2014

The beginning of the year means it’s time to review your goals from the previous year and evaluate your contingent workforce program’s performance according to those goals. Here are the most important steps to consider when planning for your New Year supplier/partner evaluations and goals.


Agency Ruling Casts Doubt on AWR

15 January 2014

Last month, the Employment Appeals Tribunal in the U.K. upheld an Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) ruling that may affect buyers of open-ended contract staff through staffing firms.


Human Capital Top Global Challenge

15 January 2014

Human capital ranked as the top challenge in a survey of more than 1,000 CEOs around the world by The Conference Board.


Why Do Workers Quit?

15 January 2014

Employees don’t always leave because they are being paid less. In fact, about half the time they leave due to bad management and environment, a recent Staffing Industry Analysts survey indicated. Editorial Director Subadhra Sriram discusses the survey results in The Contingent Blog.


IC Compliance Case Roundup

15 January 2014

A number of cases involving independent contractor compliance had developments toward the end of last year. An update was posted on The Independent Contractor Compliance Blog, including a possible $600,000 settlement from crowdsourcing platform CrowdFlower.


Preventive Care Around Supplier Alliances = Healthy Ties

8 January 2014

In order for relationships with staffing providers to flourish, clients and suppliers must be committed to building a partnership based on shared goals and objectives and mutual trust.


Michigan Court Redefines Employment Status

8 January 2014

The Michigan Court of Appeals overruled a two-decade old standard defining who qualifies as an “employee” for purposes of the state’s workers’ compensation statute, reminding employers of the complexity of the employment concept.