Recent Updates

Get certified: Take the CCWP class and pass the test

May 6, 2015

One path to elevating your program is by becoming a certified contingent workforce professional. Master best practices and become the expert in contingent workforce management. Classes are available online or in person.

Canadian Staffing Industry Outlook May 2015

May 6, 2015

  • Canada staffing industry expected to decline slightly in 2015 and rebound in 2016
  • Cutbacks in oil and gas sector driving decline, partially offset by rising demand from export sector
  • This report includes staffing market size estimates by skill segment

Tempnapping: When cutting costs may cost you more

May 6, 2015

Cutting costs within a contingent workforce program is always a goal, but sometimes, such efforts can be more detrimental than you realize.

Staffing buyers can’t see contingents' I-9s; don't ask for them

May 6, 2015

Staffing buyers looking to check the legal status of temporary workers by reviewing I-9 forms may be out of luck. The law does not allow staffing firms to pass along that documentation.

Soap manufacturer and staffing supplier fined

May 6, 2015

The US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a Central New York soap and shampoo manufacturer for exposing employees and temps to chemical and fire hazards. Its staffing provider was also cited.

When it comes to people, throw out those procurement rules

May 6, 2015

Many tried-and-true elements of successful procurement often have negative effects on a contingent workforce program’s health. 

Time kills brain cells, not deals — Staffing Stream

May 5, 2015

Time is clearly not on the side of anyone who recruits.

Buyer helps temp get gainfully employed, builds loyalty

May 5, 2015

A contingent worker talks about how her client manager's efforts helped propel her career. Find out more in Staffing Industry Review.

Global Employment Migration Overview

April 30, 2015

  • Overview of work migration policies of major staffing markets
  • Includes Australia, the EU, Japan and the US

Tread carefully when engaging ICs online

April 29, 2015

Recent headlines have featured independent contractors challenging their classification through litigation. In some cases, this has highlighted the issues presented by online staffing tools that we have been covering quite extensively.