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2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: What drives use of contingent labor?

May 14, 2014

  • Variable and unpredictable workloads, lower risk with "try before you buy", and rapid business growth encourage use of contingent labor
  • Learning curve and loyalty factors discourage use of contingent labor
  • Buyers of professional labor are more concerned with finding quality workers,... More

SI Report Webinar - May 2014

May 13, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • ACA - three categories of options
  • Online staffing firms & compliance

May 2014 Engineering Staffing Growth Update

May 9, 2014

  • Public engineering staffing companies mostly report strong revenue growth for 1Q14
  • Oil and gas sector is driving demand for engineering staffing
  • We project 5% growth in the U.S. engineering staffing market for both 2014 and 2015

Background Checks: Best Practices in Managing Liability in the U.S.

May 2, 2014

  • Overview of EEOC guidance and FCRA requirements
  • Relevant case law provided
  • Appendix discusses impact on contingent workforce management

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: ACA plans

May 1, 2014

  • Expectations between buyers and sellers are converging.
  • Most buyers of commercial skill sets expect bill rate increases due to ACA.
  • Few buyers note avoidance as preferred strategy.

North America News Report April 2014

May 1, 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labor markets in North America.
  • Browse the news by topic and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends, and employment data.

A Look at the U.S. Temporary Workforce Environment

April 25, 2014

  • Overview of the U.S. legal landscape
  • Affordable Care Act, IC misclassification and other key topics discussed
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey - Initial Findings

April 24, 2014

This report contains results from 33 questions, including questions regarding:

  • Common practices among buyers of staffing services
  • Plans for future use of staffing services
  • Factors that encourage or discourage use of staffing

How to Drive Sourcing and Hiring Success - Webinar

April 15, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Best practices for sourcing contingent & full-time talent
  • Eliminate errors & improve quality of candidates

Trends in Labor Arbitrage

April 15, 2014

This report brings together three different management strands into one overarching theme and highlights important trends in each relating to the use of contingent workers.