Recent Updates

CTG hires healthcare and life sciences leader

July 7, 2015

IT staffing provider CTG (NASD: CTG) named Alfred Hamilton as VP and general manager of CTG Healthcare and Life Sciences.

ManpowerGroup buying Germany’s 7S Group

July 7, 2015

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) is acquiring 7S Group, one of the largest staffing firms in Germany, for €136.5 million (US$153.9 million) plus an earnout possibility.

How to accelerate the sales rep learning curve — Staffing Stream

July 7, 2015

Hiring a new employee is always an investment, but hiring a sales person typically requires an even greater outlay before you see a return.

Avoiding the staff augmentation trap in your statement-of-work business

July 7, 2015

SOW engagements represent an opportunity for staffing firms to build more consultative relationships with customers, differentiate their offerings and potentially enhance profitability.

US Staffing Industry Stock Index: 1H15

July 6, 2015

  • US Staffing Industry Stock Index gained 13.3% in 1H15
  • Nine stocks advanced, eight declined
  • Outperfomed the S&P 500 (up 0.2%) and Russell 2000 (up 4.1%)

Hottest U.S. Job Markets: July 2015 Update

July 2, 2015

  • Use this report to find industries, states and metropolitan areas with the greatest demand for employment.
  • Industries ranking highest in employment growth include retail - warehouse clubs and supercenters.
  • Metropolitan area with the hottest job market was San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA.
  • ... More

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: By what communication methods do temporary workers prefer to hear about new job opportunities?

July 1, 2015

  • Temps prefer to hear about jobs by email and phone
  • Texting jobs relatively unpopular even with young people
  • Only 1% want to hear about jobs via social media

Are you prepared? CW risk requirements play out on front page headlines

July 1, 2015

Three recent headlines speak to the need for CW managers to be ready for any change in the risk landscape. Here's how to be prepared.

Should you require your suppliers to offer health coverage to temps?

July 1, 2015

Should staffing suppliers be required to provide their contingent workers with healthcare coverage that is compliant under the Affordable Care Act?

Early adopter temps joining online staffing platforms; Follow to be competitive

July 1, 2015

Organizations can’t afford to sit on the sidelines in the war for talent, Editor and Publisher Subadhra Sriram notes in The Staffing Stream. Some temps are early adopters of online staffing platforms, and you should be there as well.