Recent Updates

ManpowerGroup buying Germany’s 7S Group

7 July 2015

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) is acquiring 7S Group, one of the largest staffing firms in Germany, for €136.5 million (US$153.9 million) plus an earnout possibility.

How to accelerate the sales rep learning curve — Staffing Stream

7 July 2015

Hiring a new employee is always an investment, but hiring a sales person typically requires an even greater outlay before you see a return.

Avoiding the staff augmentation trap in your statement-of-work business

7 July 2015

SOW engagements represent an opportunity for staffing firms to build more consultative relationships with customers, differentiate their offerings and potentially enhance profitability.

Are you prepared? CW risk requirements play out on front page headlines

1 July 2015

Three recent headlines speak to the need for CW managers to be ready for any change in the risk landscape. Here's how to be prepared.

Should you require your suppliers to offer health coverage to temps?

1 July 2015

Should staffing suppliers be required to provide their contingent workers with healthcare coverage that is compliant under the Affordable Care Act?

Early adopter temps joining online staffing platforms; Follow to be competitive

1 July 2015

Organizations can’t afford to sit on the sidelines in the war for talent, Editor and Publisher Subadhra Sriram notes in The Staffing Stream. Some temps are early adopters of online staffing platforms, and you should be there as well. 

Appropriations bill strips DOL of misclassification funds

1 July 2015

The US House Appropriations Committee last week approved a bill that strips the Department of Labor of its funding in the 2016 budget for its worker misclassification program, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Independent workforce swells to 18 million full-time workers

1 July 2015

The independent workforce grew 12% over the past five years, reaching nearly 18 million full-time independent workers in 2015, according to the first release of data from MBO Partners’ 2015 State of Independence in America research. 

Financial Results Calendar H1 2015

30 June 2015

  • See a complete list of financial results across the staffing industry so far in 2015
  • Find out how your competitors or suppliers fared
  • See dates for future financial results releases
  • All events listed are covered in the Daily News 

APAC/LatAm/MEA Listed Staffing 1Q15 Financial Results

29 June 2015

  • Revenue in the 59 publicly traded staffing firms headquartered in Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East & Africa (APAC/LatAm/MEA), rose by a median +10.7% during the first quarter compared with the same period last year. A decrease compared with growth of +11.9% in 4Q14.
  • The majority... More