Recent Updates

2015 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape Report

31 July 2015

  • Global VMS and MSP markets continue to grow robustly
  • Penetration of VMS and MSP in US contingent workforce market plateauing
  • Report contains VMS and MSP market estimates for North America and Europe

What's your score? Why it matters to your vendor and you

29 July 2015

Just as you score your providers, many of them are evaluating you to know whether you are worth pursuing or staying with. Asking them for their criteria can help you be more competitive.


Are you concerned with common law employer liability for ACA?

29 July 2015

Many staffing firms not subject to the employer responsibility rules under Affordable Care Act have been faced with client demands that they offer coverage anyway. Here's what you need to know.


Independent contractor’s case against Google dismissed

29 July 2015

A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed after both parties reached a private settlement.


Calif. Attorney General commits to IC misclassification fight

29 July 2015

California's justice department has signed an agreement to work with the feds to fight worker misclassification and other illegal labor practices.


Google Express workers from staffing firm request representation

28 July 2015

Workers at the Google Express shopping service employed by Adecco have filed a request for union representation.


The Human Cloud Landscape

22 July 2015

  • Market size estimate by work location, Human Cloud segment, and B2B vs. B2C
  • Largest three providers by 2014 spend are Uber, Didi Kuaidi, and UpWork
  • Overview of Online Staffing Platforms, Crowdsourcing, and Online Work Services

Beware of apples to oranges comparisons when pricing job functions

22 July 2015

Knowing what others pay for contingent talent can be helpful, but there can be valid reasons for differences in your costs. 


CW managers in Asia Pacific get insight on latest trends

22 July 2015

How can contingent workforce managers get a seat at the table and become part of the strategic decision-making process? Some are finding out this week at CWS Summit Singapore.


IC: Feds release interpretation of guidelines

22 July 2015

A new interpretation of how the definition of “employee” guides the determination of employee or contractor status may lead to intensified misclassification enforcement actions.