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VMS/MSP Landscape - A Comprehensive Review of 2013 - December 2013

December 12, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear about the providers who have the greatest spend under management by region and specialty
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Affordable Care Act - Options for Outsourcing Compliance

December 11, 2013

  • A brief overview of the options available to staffing firms for outsourcing compliance
  • PEOs are a potentially viable option, though as a group they have become less willing to work with staffing firms in recent years
  • Administrative outsourcing partners offer a more comprehensive suite of services... More

Sources of Free Salary and Wage Information: which is the best?

December 11, 2013

  • Five popular online sources of free salary and wage information examined
  • Recommendations — one source tops the list

December 2013 Preliminary US Forecast Comments

December 10, 2013

  • Preliminary comments ahead of April 2014 forecast
  • Growth in engineering staffing appears to be doing somewhat better than forecast
  • Other segments on track as originally forecast

Sample Contract Clauses for the Contingent Workforce Manager

December 10, 2013

  • Sample contract clauses include renegotiations, most favored customer, right-to-hire, and more
  • Information on how to handle overtime and permanent placement fees in contracts with suppliers

SI Report Webinar - December 2013

December 10, 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Free pay rate sources — which is the best?
  • Can PEOs help with ACA?

December 2013 Jobs Report Digest

December 6, 2013

  • US payroll employment up 203K in November, and 1.7% y/y
  • Temp employment up 16K in November, and 8.6% y/y
  • Temp penetration at 2.03%, matching all-time high

2013 U.S. Pricing Tool

December 5, 2013

  • Updated excel-based pricing tool created specifically for buyers of temporary staffing in the U.S.
  • Tool contains several calculators allowing CW managers to see the effect of changes in various cost components

For the CFOs: The Role of Finance in Strategic Planning

December 5, 2013

  • Panel of CFOs discusses the role of finance in a staffing company
  • Panelists share which finance metrics they find the most useful
  • Spending priorities, M&A, and costs of Affordable Care Act implementation discussed

The Largest Online Staffing Platforms in 2013

November 27, 2013

  • Three online staffing platforms have achieved global scope and a scale over the past several years: Elance, freelancer.com, and oDesk.
  • These three platforms continue to pursue strategies to capture more of the potential world market for bringing together remote, online freelancers (and microfirms)... More