Recent Updates

Executive Search: Spend Rises Despite Dwindling Search Numbers

12 March 2014

Spend through executive search and leadership consulting firms rose to $10.57 billion in 2013 despite an 8.5 percent drop in the number of new searches started that year.

Don’t Get Bullied by Your RPO Provider

12 March 2014

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services has been shifting from a focus on cost and scale to a strategic workforce initiative. Because of this comprehensive approach, RPO can be thought of as a “bully” that takes control of your HR department. Kim Pope, vice president of recruitment solutions... More

What Motivates Workers? It's Not What You Think.

12 March 2014

Traditionally, managers and HR professionals think workers are motivated by the “4 Ps”: pay, promotions, perks and praise. Noted author Dan Pink turns that on its head. Read more from Jon Fay at ForbesBrandVoice.

SIA Webinar: Best Practices in Global VMS Deployment

12 March 2014

In this webinar, contingent workforce professionals will share their lessons learned in designing a program management model, prioritizing program expansion opportunities and adjusting a program to accommodate global shifts and changes. 

Largest Staffing Firms in Argentina 2013

7 March 2014

  • This report can be used to unravel the Argentine staffing landscape.
  • It identifies the competitive environment and the largest 30 firms.
  • Details are included of domestic and international players.

Program Performance: What to score?

5 March 2014

Building a program's scorecard can be a frustrating exercise, but it’s a critical process to undergo. Tracking the right metrics can help you determine how you and your suppliers are performing — and more important, spot troubled areas before they become serious problems.

Contingent Worker Price: Know where your money goes

5 March 2014

For veteran contingent workforce managers as well as those who are new to the industry, knowing where the money goes at the worker level is critical. In order to know whether a bill rate is appropriate, first one must understand what goes into that rate.

Gender Gap: Are businesses missing out?

5 March 2014

In the run-up to International Women’s Day on March 8, companies are turning their attention to the topic of women in the workplace.

Temp Security Case Makes It to Supreme Court

5 March 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which staffing firm workers at warehouses say they are owed wages for waiting in line to go through a security check at the end of their workdays.

How You Should Read Offshore Recruiting’s Rep

5 March 2014

Poor implementation may be why offshore recruiting has a bad rep, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. But done right, its benefits are many.