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Eureka!! The New Potential for Scaling a Business with “Contingent Workforce”

October 11, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

oDesk has been very visible recently.  In addition to a New York Times article earlier this week, oDesk also recently released a truly informative survey report on how companies... More

To Outsource or Not? To Be or Not to Be, Part 2

October 8, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The topic of whether to outsource your MSP has triggered a whole set of reactions. I am really reminded of the “you say po-tay-toe, I say po-tah-toe, I say to-may-toe, you say to-mah-toe”... More

Healthcare Reform Blamed for Division’s Demise

October 3, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Has healthcare reform claimed its first victim? Yes, according to one firm.

Green Planet Group Inc. announced in a press release this week that it was getting out of the staffing business,... More

To Outsource or Not? To Be or Not to Be

October 1, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

People who ask this may not suffer the same torment as Shakespeare’s famous protagonist Hamlet.  But this question kept coming up at the CWS Summit in San Diego last month: Should... More

What About All Those Philosophy Jobs?

September 25, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Have you ever received a req from a VMS calling for a philosopher, perhaps someone with a knowledge of existentialism?

Probably not, but philosophy is nonetheless among the liberal arts... More

Five Key Tips: What To Do Before Starting a Contingent Workforce Program

September 25, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Last week’s CWS summit clarified a few things for those in the contingent workforce management space. One big take-away for me was that one size does not fit all. There is no right... More

And You Thought Procurement Execs Were Tough

September 17, 2012 - from Craig Johnson's Blog

Between the two primary departments that manage contingent labor — procurement and human resources — it is commonly perceived that procurement is the tougher one, constantly cutting... More

Narrow Escape: Threats of Healthcare Penalties Lessen

September 7, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

First, the good news. The federal government issued guidance at the end of August that could significantly reduce employer penalties under healthcare reform. Of course, we are talking... More

"Unified Communications (UC)": A Technology Perspective Essential to Staffing Firms

August 30, 2012 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

The Talent Acquisition Technology (TAT) environment is boiling over with innovation.  And online/video interviews may now be the most “visible” and hottest area. 

White... More

Not Really the Big Bad Wolf

August 28, 2012 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

It used to be that the staffing industry at best was considered a middleman. At worst a necessary evil. Popular media love the image of the staffing industry as the big bad wolf screwing... More