Recent Updates

Benefit of Counsel: Check It Out

February 26, 2014

How to use background information wisely.


Straight Talk From the Customer: Great Expectations

February 26, 2014

Lack of project management a top client concern.


Beyond the Daily: We Want Her; Mentor Smart; European Hours Up

February 26, 2014

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.


Editor’s Letter: The Forum Effect

February 26, 2014

The theme of this year’s Executive Forum is “differentiate or dissolve.”


The Value of an MSP Beyond Year One

February 26, 2014

As companies rein in their supply chain for external labor, there usually are significant cost savings to be realized immediately. The hard part can sometimes be showing further savings from year two on.


Paragraph in ACA Final Rules Raises More Questions

February 26, 2014

A paragraph in the final employer mandate regulations of the ACA raises questions over who is the common law employer — the buyer or the staffing firm?


Report: Majority of Port Truckers Are Misclassified

February 26, 2014

A new report says 50,000 of the 75,000 truck drivers at major U.S. ports are misclassified as independent contractors. And it says port drivers are fighting back.


Oil & Gas: Rising Contractor Ranks Adds to Skills Shortage

February 26, 2014

Increasingly attractive pay rates are luring oil and gas workers to contractor positions, leading to increased costs to the buyer and a rising skills shortage.


2022: Where the Staffing Industry Thrives

February 26, 2014

Thanks to Staffing Industry Analysts’ long-range U.S. forecast, suppliers and buyers of staffing services can be confident in making future plans, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. 


Are You Getting the Whole Picture?

February 26, 2014

Most companies rely heavily on their key performance indicators (KPIs) to determine whether their MSP program is achieving the right return on investment. However, KPIs don’t always measure all the right success factors, and the organization may miss out on crucial information that can improve... More