Recent Updates

A staffing firm takes the leap with Bitcoin: Is it the next payment method?

June 11, 2014

Is Bitcoin poised to be the next method of paying your vendors? One staffing firm takes the leap to accept the virtual currency.

Online staffing is the new frontier: CW managers’ interest rises sharply

June 11, 2014

Use of online staffing firms may be uncharted territory for many contingent workforce managers, but that’s changing, as many more managers express plans to use the platforms. 

Contingent lessons: How savvy are you?

June 11, 2014

When the U.S. public sector finally sees the value in using contingents — like schools using staffing firms for subs — you know the advantages are clear, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. Still, it takes a certain savviness to reap the rewards. ... More

What a veteran can do for you

June 11, 2014

They are excellent team players and have handled more stressful situations than you can imagine. A former Air Force colonel explains how companies can benefit from the unique experience military veterans have to offer in The Staffing Stream.

SIA European Webinar: Internationalization of talent

June 10, 2014

Having the right talent will mean the difference between success and failure for a program. This webinar will provide insight into the changing face of talent and how organizations can be prepared.

Lowe’s offers $6.5 million to settle IC case despite strong denials of wrongdoing

June 10, 2014

Lowe's Home Centers has offered to pay a $6.5 million settlement in a federal lawsuit that alleged the retailer misclassified thousands of home installation workers as independent contractors, Business Insurance reported

SI Report Webinar - June 2014

June 10, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • 2014 Survey of Contingent Workforce Buyers
  • Approximately 1 hour

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Trends in supplier management strategies

June 9, 2014

  • Usage of VMS, MSP, RPO, HRO hits new highs
  • RPO use now more common than master supplier
  • Seven management strategies poised for growth

June U.S. Jobs Report

June 6, 2014

  • Total nonfarm employment rose by 217,000 in May
  • Temporary penetration rate reached 2.06%
  • The temporary help services industry added 14,300 jobs in May

North America News Report May 2014

June 4, 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labor markets in North America.
  • Browse news by category and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends, and employment data.