Recent Updates

Executive Search: Spend Rises Despite Dwindling Search Numbers

March 12, 2014

Spend through executive search and leadership consulting firms rose to $10.57 billion in 2013 despite an 8.5 percent drop in the number of new searches started that year.


Don’t Get Bullied by Your RPO Provider

March 12, 2014

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services has been shifting from a focus on cost and scale to a strategic workforce initiative. Because of this comprehensive approach, RPO can be thought of as a “bully” that takes control of your HR department. Kim Pope, vice president of recruitment solutions... More


What Motivates Workers? It's Not What You Think.

March 12, 2014

Traditionally, managers and HR professionals think workers are motivated by the “4 Ps”: pay, promotions, perks and praise. Noted author Dan Pink turns that on its head. Read more from Jon Fay at ForbesBrandVoice.


SIA Webinar: Best Practices in Global VMS Deployment

March 12, 2014

In this webinar, contingent workforce professionals will share their lessons learned in designing a program management model, prioritizing program expansion opportunities and adjusting a program to accommodate global shifts and changes. 


2014 Temporary Workers Survey: Sources of healthcare coverage

March 11, 2014

  • Nearly half of temporary workers receive coverage from an outside, non-staffing source
  • On average, only a third of temporary workers who are offered insurance sign up for it
  • One-quarter of temporary workers report that they have signed up for a healthcare exchange (or are planning to)
  • ... More

2014 Staffing Firm Internal Employee Survey: What are the biggest missed opportunities in the staffing industry?

March 11, 2014

  • Both management and non-management employees agree that training is the top missed opportunity.
  • Non-management employees focused on improving the fundamentals - communication, quality, and hiring great people.
  • Management focused on improving technology and enterprise growth.

SI Report Webinar - March 2014

March 11, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Temp worker survey highlights
  • Online staffing firms & compliance

March Jobs Report

March 7, 2014

  • U.S. payroll employment rose by 175,000 in February
  • Temporary help employment gained 24,400 jobs in February
  • U.S. temp penetration rate now stands at 2.03%.  

Affordable Care Act - Summary of Final Regulations

March 6, 2014

  • An overview of the final regulations concerning the ACA employer mandate, or "play-or-pay"
  • Transition relief effectively delays implementation for companies with fewer than 100 full-time employees, lowers the hurdle for larger employers
  • Changes to rules on breaks in service and definition... More

Program Performance: What to score?

March 5, 2014

Building a program's scorecard can be a frustrating exercise, but it’s a critical process to undergo. Tracking the right metrics can help you determine how you and your suppliers are performing — and more important, spot troubled areas before they become serious problems.