Recent Updates

ManpowerGroup acquires Europe-based IT operations

March 11, 2015

ManpowerGroup subsidiary Proservica acquired the French IT help desk business of ATOS. ManpowerGroup also acquired a 70% stake in Dutch IT company PEAK-IT.


Private equity picks up majority stake in ICon

March 11, 2015

Serent Capital acquired a majority stake in ICon Professional Services, a Foster City, Calif.-based provider of independent contractor compliance and payrolling services.


President announces TechHire initiative

March 11, 2015

President Obama this week announced the launch of the TechHire initiative at a meeting of the National League of Cities. 


ACA case before Supreme Court could affect staffing, buyers

March 11, 2015

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments March 4 in a case that could bring massive change to the Affordable Care Act and remove penalties in some states for staffing firms, staffing buyers and other employers — albeit with caveats.


Happy staff make money for you

March 11, 2015

Buyers stand to benefit greatly if their provider is a best place to work. Here's why.


Contingent labor is simple, engaging them another paradigm

March 11, 2015

Technologies may be catching up to various talent management needs, but they will not replace the need for staffing firms.


Western provinces to be hurt most by temp foreign worker reduction

March 11, 2015

Canada’s plan to reduce the number of temporary foreign workers coming into the country — and being used overall — will not have the desired effect, warns a new report from the Canada West Foundation. 


Yin and Yang: The difference between outsourcing and outplacement

March 11, 2015

Many confuse the terms, and while outsourcing and outplacement complement each other and staffing, they are different. Here’s how organizations stand to benefit.


White House initiative aims to close skills gap

March 11, 2015

President Obama announced this week the launch of an initiative intended to provide Americans with the skills needed for well-paying jobs. The initiative, called TechHire, will provide access to training programs through universities and other channels.


SIA research: A global MSP overview

March 11, 2015

The global legal landscape is complex, which inevitably makes buyers cautious about rolling out an MSP internationally. However, by structuring programs the right way and taking legal considerations into account, program managers should be able to expand into any country they wish. Learn how in... More