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What Lurks Beneath? A Tectonic Shift in the Work Arrangement Landscape?

September 11, 2013 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

Earthquakes occur when sufficient stress has built up along fault lines, such that the earth moves all of a sudden, and what’s on the surface is often drastically altered. Things... More


Everyone’s Talking Contingent

September 10, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Welcome to the 2013 CW Solutions Forum and CWS Summit, our biggest ever. Eight years after the first conference, the Summit has become the networking event for CW professionals. So... More


The Two Sides of MBO Partners: Things May Not Always Be What They Seem

August 30, 2013 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

For a variety of reasons this past year, I have begun to look differently at MBO Partners.

Part of the reason is that I tend to be curious about “contingent workforce intermediation... More


Making a Business Case

August 27, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Have you ever tried convincing your manager to make a change?

Change typically involves more resources, either time, money or both. Sometimes it involves a different way of doing something... More


New Elance Data Indicate Accelerated Growth

August 21, 2013 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

An Elance press release today announced the publication of the company’s semi-annual Global Online Employment Report, indicating continuing high growth in freelancer earnings (i.e.,... More


There’s a List for That

August 20, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Buyers Love it. Suppliers think it’s a great marketing tool. The Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing Firm Market Landscape and Book of Lists is a one-stop shopping resource for companies... More


Is The World Going Part-Time?

August 13, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

The numbers have it. Here’s the story so far. July's modest gain of 162,000 jobs was the smallest since March. And most of the job growth came in lower-paying industries or part-time... More


Are You Staffing -- Online?

August 6, 2013 - from Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Two years ago anecdotal evidence found that online staffing had barely penetrated the contingent market, with contingent workforce managers paying little or no attention to this new... More


oDesk Releases a Treasure Trove of Statistics Documenting the Rise of Online Work

August 6, 2013 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

In its press release yesterday, “oDesk Reaches $1 Billion Spent Cumulatively via its Online Workplace,the company not only announced its crossing of a key milestone $1 billion... More


Does Elance Provide a Special Lens for Examining the 2013 US e-Work Economy?

August 5, 2013 - from Andrew Karpie's Blog

On Aug. 1, Elance previewed some findings from its Q2 Employment Report (to be released later this month). Unlike rough-grained government labor reports, information monitored on the... More