Recent Updates

Volt’s Q2 revenue falls, but net loss shrinks

July 9, 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: VISI) revenue fell 13.1 percent year over year in its fiscal second quarter.


Randstad invests in online freelancer platform

July 9, 2014

Randstad Holding nv is investing in Berlin-based twago, an online marketplace for freelance work.


Infosys hires former SAP exec as CEO

July 9, 2014

Information technology services firm Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) named Vishal Sikka as CEO and managing director.


Ciber names new CEO

July 9, 2014

Ciber Inc. named Michael Boustridge as president and CEO, replacing Dave Peterschmidt.


Former oDesk CEO joins venture capital firm

July 9, 2014

The former CEO of online staffing firm oDesk, Gary Swart, joined venture capital firm Polaris Partners.


News report claims H-1B backlash

July 9, 2014

The Associated Press reports there is a backlash among some U.S. workers against use of H-1B workers.


2014 Largest Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms in the United States

July 9, 2014

  • Largest staffing and talent engagement firms generated $74.1 billion in 2013 U.S. revenue
  • 124 firms qualified for the list, the highest number since 2000
  • 55% of firms noted professional temporary staffing as largest segment; 32% noted commercial staffing as largest segment

Do you have what it takes to run your own program?

July 9, 2014

When building or transforming a contingent workforce program, one of the most important decisions you will  make is whether to  outsource implementation and delivery to a managed service provider (MSP) or to deliver the program using in-house resources.


UK enhances ethics code to boost female board appointments

July 9, 2014

U.K. Business Secretary Vince Cable has launched an enhanced code of ethics for head hunters and executive recruiters.


Your Temp Worker Usage Breaks Records

July 9, 2014

Contingent workforce managers’ domain is expanding. The temporary penetration rate — the percentage of the U.S. workforce who are temporary workers — hit another record in June.