June 29, 2011 - Vol. 3.15


In this issue of CWS 30, learn in what ways companies can benefit from having a managed services provider. We also discuss why peer buy-in is as important as executive buy-in when implementing an MSP, minimum wage requirements in Europe, and the continuing H1-B visa saga.

Feature: Exploring the Benefits of MSPs

June 29, 2011

Contributor Jim Lanzalotto explores the value MSPs add to the procurement and management of contingent workforces. While not an exhaustive list, these attributes are based on conversations he's had with customers and leading MSP and VMS players.

Heard on the Street: Get That Buy-In

June 29, 2011

You need to appeal to more than just the C-suite when implementing a vendor management system or a managed service provider for your contingent workforce program.

Because You Asked: Minimum Wage in Europe

June 29, 2011

Minimum wage levels vary within Europe just as they do in the United States. The concept of a minimum threshold for wages is widely accepted in Europe, even among many conservatives. Read why constant monitoring has to be a way of life for those managing a global contingent program.

Behind the News: H-1B Saga Continues

June 29, 2011

Last year, an internal U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement memo effectively prohibited staffing firms from bringing in H-1B visa holders. U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) recently weighed in on the side of staffing firms in the ongoing saga.