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IT staffing firms dominate list of fastest-growing staffing firms

24 July 2013

Almost 47 percent of the 92 staffing firms that made it on the fastest-growing list reported information technology staffing as one of their top segments, according to the 2013 List of Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms published by Staffing Industry Analysts.


Process Improvement Techniques Primer

24 July 2013

Over the course of a career in contingent workforce management, you may spend a lot of time discussing process and process improvement techniques. Here are some of the most common techniques to guide you in your selection:


Why Purchase Orders and Contingent Labor Just Don’t Mix

24 July 2013

Purchase orders have their legitimate place in some areas of business, but when it comes to the contingent workforce, they are like oil and water.


Think Before Your RFP

24 July 2013

Drafting RFPs may not be your favorite task, but try to keep your providers,a nd your ultimate needs, in mind when putting your request together.


Report Calls for Change in ‘Harshest’ IC Law

24 July 2013

An organization in Massachusetts is urging a change in the state’s independent contractor law, saying employment attorneys call it the harshest such law in the country, causing the state to lose out on thousands of self-employment startups each year.


The Challenges of Insourcing a CW Program

24 July 2013

Many companies assume that insourcing a contingent workforce management program is a simple way to cut costs. But Edward “EJ” Jackson, president of Provade, explains how insourcing the program can be more challenging than expected in The Staffing Stream. 


Web: Ways to Avoid Feds’ IC Wrath

24 July 2013

Working with independent contractors? Here are 15 ways to ensure you don’t end up as the next write-up on the Department of Labor’s website for misclassifying them as employees.



IT industry confidence holds steady

23 July 2013

Information technology industry business confidence is holding steady in the third quarter, according to the CompTIA IT industry business confidence index.


IT jobs growth accelerates in US

23 July 2013

The number of U.S. information technology jobs rose 0.5 percent in June to reach another all-time high of almost 4.5 million, according to the TechServe Alliance. IT employment increased by 5.7 percent on a year-over-year basis, adding almost 241,700 IT workers.