Recent Updates

Are You Window Shopping for Suppliers?

26 June 2013

Buyers seem to be doing a lot of window shopping when it comes to staffing providers. Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram ponders what’s behind this trend in The Contingent Blog.


Managing SOW Through VMS Delivers Better Results

26 June 2013

IT teams like statement-of-work contracts because it’s easier to bypass procurement processes, but going through the VMS makes measuring and managing compliance and the relationship easier, writes ProcureStaff Technologies COO Carolyn Nolan in The Staffing Stream.


ICs Injured in Explosion Sue

26 June 2013

Three independent contractors injured in an explosion at the Williams Olefins plant in Geismar, La., have filed suit against the company, The Advocate reported. Two people died and 77 were injured in the june 13 explosion. Read more here.


Office/Clerical Staffing Bill Rates Jump

26 June 2013

Growth in office/clerical staffing bill rates accelerated in the first part of 2013 with year-over-year growth trends reaching their fastest pace since early 2011, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data included in a new report by Staffing Industry Analysts.


Pricing Payrolling Services

19 June 2013

Using third-party payrolling services is a growing part of contingent workforce management, but it pays to examine the pricing models.


Firm Pays $176,204 to 17 Misclassified ICs

19 June 2013

Another company finds itself paying back wages to workers who were misclassified as independent contractors.


Master Supplier Is the Comeback Kid

19 June 2013

“Rest in peace” was the requiem earmarked for the master supplier model, having been dismissed by many industry veterans. But it has come back with a bang, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.


Walmart Hires Just Temps

19 June 2013

Many Walmart stores are hiring only temporary workers, the first time the retail giant has done so outside of the holiday shopping season, according to a report from Reuters.


MSP Debate: The Customer Is Always Right

19 June 2013

Sherry Weier, corporate vice president, strategic accounts, and executive consultant at AMN Healthcare, joins the fray in discussing managed service programs on The Staffing Stream, saying the customer is always right.


Contingent Workforce: What the Future May Hold for Europe

19 June 2013

At our CWS Summit in Germany last month, attendees shared their thoughts on the future of the contingent workforce in Europe.