May 18, 2011 - Vol. 3.12


Read about how to incorporate SOW spend into a CW program. Understand why customers are a looking for a one-stop shop for their temp labor requirements and learn about pay rates increasing in this issue of CWS 30.

Ask The Procurement Guy: Moving SOW

May 16, 2011

Many companies are considering incorporating statement of work (SOW) spend into their programs. In 2009, everyone was concerned about cost savings. In 2010 it was about expanding globally. This year, everyone is interested in risk mitigation and SOW. We, however, are not sure if it is for the right move... More

Heard on the Street: A One-Stop Shop

May 16, 2011

Imagine one vendor that can provide a gamut of services, like MSP, RPO, VMS and compliance. Does that sound far-fetched? Some experts out there don’t think it is. “We’re seeing a consolidated format of talent acquisition strategies. We do have clients coming to us with these requests,” says Andrew... More

Behind the News: Brace Yourself, Pay Rates Will Increase

May 16, 2011

Staffing Industry Analysts, the publisher of this newsletter, tracks in its monthly pulse survey what is more challenging for staffing firms: recruiting or sales. In the March survey, 54 percent of companies across all staffing sectors found recruiting to be more challenging than sales, up from 22 percent... More

Because You Asked: One-Hour Loophole Closed

May 16, 2011

 The draft guidance issued by the U.K. department for Business Innovation & Skills in April did appear to give umbrella companies and staffing agencies the option of employing workers on one-hour a week permanent contracts in lieu of complying with the Agency Workers Regulations. However, new... More