Recent Updates

Meet America’s newest worker, Gen Z — Staffing Stream

December 10, 2014

Jim Link, chief HR officer for North America at Randstad, writes on Gen Z in The Staffing Stream.


IT organizations to add staff in 2015, report says

December 10, 2014

Most IT organizations plan to increase IT staff headcount in 2015, according to a report by Computer Economics.


Contingent worker sues Google, claims IC misclassification

December 10, 2014

A worker sued Google and online staffing firm Elance-oDesk claiming he and others were misclassified as independent contractors.


US immigration proposal likely won’t up staffing H-1B availability

December 10, 2014

President Obama’s recently announced immigration reforms likely won’t increase availability of H-1B visas used by some staffing firms.


TEKsystems survey finds lower expectations for IT budget increases

December 10, 2014

IT leaders expect increased spending in 2015, but not at the same level as 2014, according to an annual TEKsystems survey.


Volt sells computer systems segment to focus on staffing

December 10, 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) sold its computer systems segment to NewNet Communication Technologies LLC.


World’s sixth-largest staffing provider buys US-based IT staffing firm

December 10, 2014

Hays plc is paying $44.0 million to acquire 80 percent of Veredus Corp., a Tampa Fla.-based IT staffing provider. 


IT staffing revenue growth among public companies shows continued divergence

December 10, 2014

Reading the earnings report tea leaves to discern trends in IT staffing demand continues to pose a challenge.


US Supreme Court rules no pay for security screening time

December 10, 2014

In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court ruled time workers spend waiting to go through Amazon warehouse security screening is not compensable. 


What the 2015 UK elections might mean for employers

December 10, 2014

Since 2010, the coalition government has made reforms aimed at achieving a flexible, effective and fair labor market. More is expected ahead of the May elections.