Recent Updates

A Look At the Contingent Workforce Environment in Malaysia

1 September 2015

This report provides an overview of the compliance issues that contingent workforce buyers and foreign staffing providers should know when engaging and supplying temporary labour in Malaysia. 


The million-billion-dollar question: What’s next for the human cloud?

26 August 2015

There is great interest in the emerging human cloud market for a variety of reasons. The million-billion-dollar question is what will happen next? 


Future Workforce: Next Generation Workforce Management - August 2015

26 August 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Leverage new techniques to help identify, engage and retain talent
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Continuing to realize value from your MSP

26 August 2015

In this first part of a three-part series, we examine some common MSP program challenges, potential solutions and ways to increase the overall value of a contingent workforce program.


NLRB could expand joint employer definition in current case

26 August 2015

A ruling due any day now from the National Labor Relations Board could redefine some staffing client companies as joint employers under the National Labor Relations Act. 


How much of your spend is through SOW contracts?

26 August 2015

In our 2015 Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we asked respondents for the percent of contingent workforce spend that was project/SOW-based. 


The argument for an in-between worker classification

25 August 2015

Trying to fit today’s marketplace businesses into one of only two discrete categories is out of touch with reality and could lead to the disappearance of more efficient, intermediate business models, asserts Andrei Hagiu, an associate professor in the strategy group at Harvard Business... More


Global Buyers Survey: Hardest-to-recruit Skills

24 August 2015

  • IT staffing buyers most often mentioned data/data scientist roles as difficult to recruit
  • Engineering buyers named aerospace engineers most frequently
  • Industrial buyers mentioned truck drivers most often

The co-employment conundrum: It’s in the control

19 August 2015

Courts and regulators have a hand in what constitutes co-employment, not legislators. Here's what you need to know.


DOL announces $5 million misclassification judgment and more

19 August 2015

One company settled a misclassification case with the DOL for $5 million, while the agency is pursuing another for $3 million.