Recent Updates

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: After a temp ends an assignment, how long must you wait before hiring them directly (without fees)?

June 26, 2014

  • At the median, buyers must wait at least three months after an assignment ends to hire a temporary worker without fees
  • Two-thirds of buyers reported a post-assignment wait period of at least one month to convert a temp without fees
  • Six month periods were also common, representing a quarter of... More

2014 Online Staffing Platform Landscape: Can more be better?

June 26, 2014

  • We have identified 145 online staffing platform businesses operating around the world, including 33 “witkeys” (the Chinese variant of online staffing). There are actually likely to a larger number of tiny platform businesses we have not detected yet.
  • In 2013, only a fairly small number of... More

The Evolution and Promise of Integrated Talent Acquisition Management Solutions - June 2014

June 26, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Integrated talent acquisition management solutions
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Compensation of contingent workforce managers

June 25, 2014

  • In 2013, the median compensation for contingent workforce managers was $135,000
  • Median compensation increased by 12.5% since we last asked in 2011
  • General managers/operations managers were on average more highly compensated than HR or procurement managers

Get on the same page for program success

June 25, 2014

Suppliers, buyers and other stakeholders often view value and program goals differently. It's time to get on the same page to elevate your program.


Should you, could you or would you be resource agnostic?

June 25, 2014

Is becoming resource agnostic the wave of the future in contingent workforce management? Maybe.


Canada overhauling Temporary Foreign Worker Program

June 25, 2014

Canada announced an overhaul to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program Friday that includes increased fees, higher penalties and caps on temporary foreign workers.


More drivers ruled employees, not independent contractors

June 25, 2014

Last week, the U.S. Court of appeals for the ninth circuit ruled that a class of drivers were employees under California law, reversing a lower court’s decision. 


Contingent usage on the rise

June 25, 2014

In our 2014 Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we asked buyers how much of their workforce is contingent currently, and what they expect it to be in two years.


Is a VMS right for your program’s needs?

June 25, 2014

The type of service you require of your staffing suppliers should be a factor when considering adopting a vendor management system, says Gary Zander, president and CEO of Project One, in The Staffing Stream. Some buyer needs are well-suited to the VMS structure, while others require higher-touch service... More