In 2008, 2009 and 2010, we surveyed staffing firms with regard to their attitude toward a wide variety of factors--legal and regulatory topics, staffing specific issues (such as VMS... More
I happened to be going through some of our survey data from 2009, and noticed an interesting coincidence.
When buyers were asked what advice they would give to staffing firms,... More
The Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division has discontinued its practice of offering specific guidance to employers wanting clarification regarding independent contractor compliance. ... More
We just released this year's Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms list. In all, 44 firms made the cut, each generating compound annual organic growth of 15% or more between the years... More
That was the header in an email I received recently. The email indicated that my name came up during a search for leading staff augmentation firms. I don't have a staff... More
There I was, innocently reading the Dover Thrift Edition of "Victorian Tales of Terror," when suddenly, like a phantom in the night, contingent labor cast its shadow over... More
Some of the most coveted jobs in the world have historically paid zip.
Internships on Wall Street, in major scientific companies, in the media and in politics have typically paid... More
My advice to owners of locums staffing firms: start shopping for a really good private banker, yes the kind that comes to your home to discuss how to invest your millions -- sometime... More
In our latest annual staffing firm survey, we asked staffing firms--500 of them--the following question: "What marketing tactic would you say has the highest bang-to-buck return... More
The answer we used to give to that question was 9,500.
That was based largely on a relatively definitive, though also tardy, estimate, which came from the U.S. Economic Census. ... More