Recent Updates

Tech salaries up 8% in past year

February 2, 2016

Average US technology salaries rose 7.7% in 2015 to $96,370, according to a salary survey released by job board operator Dice Holdings Inc.

Led by IT, staffing M&A volume rises in 2015

February 2, 2016

According to our annual recap of deal-making, the total number of publicly announced transactions involving North American staffing companies increased 31% to 92 last year, significantly above the number of transactions announced in any single year since the Great Recession but  well short of the... More

Staffing Trends

January 29, 2016

This report summarizes trends identified through the development of SIA’s research programme during the course of 2015 and based on our market expectations in 2016.

Lyft files IC case settlement; drivers to stay independent

January 27, 2016

Human cloud ride-sharing platform Lyft will pay $12.25 million to settle with its independent contractor drivers.

Coordination is key to change efforts

January 26, 2016

How we drive change is as important as what change we drive. Business psychologist Rebecca Newton discusses research that suggests resistance to change often stems from a negative experience of change leadership, rather than the change itself.

How do you manage your staffing suppliers?

January 26, 2016

Which staffing supplier management strategies are currently in place at large organizations? 

California warns industry after temp’s hand crushed

January 26, 2016

Buyers and staffing firms are both responsible for temporary agency workers’ safety, Cal OSHA warns.

Talent pools: A new sourcing tool?

January 26, 2016

Talent pools have become a hot topic of late. But what are they and why are they gaining such traction?

What’s hot in 2016 for staffing ecosystem — Part 2

January 26, 2016

2016 is shaping up to be another growth year for contingent work. Here's what to expect in IT and healthcare.

Staffing Mergers & Acquisitions Annual Report: 2015

January 25, 2016

  • North American M&A activity up 31% from 2014, but 27% below recent peak in 2007
  • IT and healthcare staffing firms most frequent targets