Recent Updates

Drill Rig Firm Pays $687,469 in Misclassification Case

5 June 2013

A drilling rig firm and a mechanical contractor on an Amazon.com project are two new cases where companies paid overtime back wages as a result of misclassification of employees as independent contractors.


Staffing: Making Dreams Come True

5 June 2013

Saurin Joshi, a  computer systems analyst from India, shares why he was attracted to working as a contingent in Staffing Industry Review magazine.


What the ACA Will Cost CW Programs

5 June 2013

When the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, contingent workforce programs will see increased costs, writes Justin Junkel, vice president of finance and analytics at Pinnacle, in The Staffing Stream.


Nevada Restricts Credit Report Use

5 June 2013

Nevada has become the third state to enact legislation that restricts employers’ use of credit reports and other credit history information for hiring and other employment-related purposes, according to a report published by Law Firm Littler Mendelson. Read more here


SIA Webinar: Succeeding With HR and Your Contingent Workforce

5 June 2013

Traditionally, companies have had HR manage the permanent hires and procurement handles the contingent labor hires. As companies evolve and contingent workforce management matures, companies are putting total talent management in HR’s domain to give them a holistic view of their entire workforce. Learn... More


Australian IT recruitment profitability falls

28 May 2013

A recruitment industry benchmarking report in Australia and New Zealand shows a weak quarter for the industry between January and March this year with profitability across the sector plummeting 53 percent on the same quarter last year.


IT consultant describes experience

28 May 2013

Four years ago, I arrived in the United States with an information technology degree from a top university in India and a dream of becoming a software architect. Since then, I have been pursuing this dream with the help of staffing firms.


CIO poll: Mobile, big data demand jumps

28 May 2013

Mobile solutions and big data are among the skills experiencing the fastest increase in demand among CIOs across the globe, according to a CIO survey by information technology services firm Harvey Nash.


Contract watch: Sevatec

28 May 2013

Sevatec Inc. received a $117.0 million contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation.


M&A: CSC sells division, Fahrenheit IT buys Chicago firm

28 May 2013

Recent deals involving information technology services firms include Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) striking a deal to sell its applied technology division and Fahrenheit IT Staffing and Consulting, a division of Global Employment Solutions, acquiring IT staffing firm Indecon Solutions.