July 13, 2011 - Vol. 3.16


This issue of CWS 30 explores the emerging role of contingent workforce managers -- what they do, what skills they need, and what they are paid. In addition, McAfee's VP of global talent acquisition, Barbara Massa, discusses the McAfee brand, its expectations of temporary workers and the challenges of a global program.

Feature: An Inside Look at the Emerging Role of Program Managers

July 13, 2011

One minute they’re helping a befuddled supervisor hone a complex requisition, the next they’re spearheading a multi-million dollar staffing RFP. These new contingent workforce program managers are blazing the trail.

In the Spotlight: "Our workers go the extra mile"

July 13, 2011

Barbara Massa, vice president of global talent acquisition at McAfee Inc., headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., chats with CWS 30 about the McAfee brand, the expectations around temporary workers and the challenges of a global program.

Behind the News: Other EU Directives

July 13, 2011

The EU's Agency Workers Directive, going into effect this December, has overshadowed other pending EU Directives that affect the use of contingent labor. One is the Sanctions Directive, which is designed to combat illegal immigration, and goes into effect this month.

Legal Eagle: State Proposes Strict Measures for Staffing Firms

July 13, 2011

A bill working its way through the Massachusetts legislature would create sweeping new administrative and financial requirements for staffing firms and may in turn raise costs for companies that use contingent workers in the state.