Recent Updates

Why contingent is not the right term, think complementary workforce

December 10, 2014

As companies shift to a more holistic approach to workforce management, they might want to think about whether "contingent" is the right term to use for their non-employee workforce.

Agents of record & IC compliance: a growing industry

December 10, 2014

Companies are constantly looking for suitable strategies to engage contingent workers they find on their own. Review these cost-effective solutions.

Rising wages in Central and Eastern Europe to worsen skills shortages in the UK

December 10, 2014

The immigration debate is not limited to the US. Western European jobseekers and politicians have long grumbled about rising migrant numbers and falling job opportunities.

Electrical shock burns temp, leads to fines for buyer, staffing firm

December 10, 2014

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued fines totaling $150,000 to a contingent workforce buyer and its staffing provider for failure to provide adequate training and enforce proper equipment usage.

SI Report Webinar - December 2014

December 9, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Industry market sizes analysis
  • Approximately 1 hour

2014 Global Marketing/Creative Staffing Update

December 9, 2014

  • Aquent is the market leader by revenue, followed by Hays and 24 Seven.
  • We provide a Register of Marketing/Creative Staffing Suppliers and information on the current industry climate and short term future of the market.      

2014 Contractor Payrolling and IC Evaluation & Compliance Landscape

December 5, 2014

  • Global, in-depth study of companies providing contractor payrolling, umbrella service and IC evaluation service
  • US contractor payrolling market estimated at $11 billion in spend (global market exceeds $20 billion)
  • Find out which providers in market are largest, fastest-growing, and offer most... More

November Jobs Report

December 5, 2014

  • 321,000 total jobs were added in November
  • 22,700 temporary jobs were added in November
  • The temporary penetration rate increased to 2.12%

Implications of US Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors

December 4, 2014

  • On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658, “Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors,” to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for workers on Federal construction and service contracts. After a public consultation, the Department of Labor has published the Final... More

Executive order on immigration could be good news for CW managers

December 3, 2014

President Obama’s executive order on immigration won’t change H1-B visa numbers, but could signal good news for contingent workforce managers in other ways.