Recent Updates

Beeline acquires online staffing firm

August 13, 2014

Beeline, a VMS provider owned by Adecco, acquired online staffing/independent workforce management platform OnForce. The deal closed Friday.

VMS losing its shine among buyers

August 13, 2014

When the vendor management systems first entered the contingent workforce arena, buyers were thrilled with it. The tide seems to be turning, with VMS earning low marks in a recent survey. Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram explains in The Contingent Blog.

Looking for new staffing suppliers? We’ve got a list for you

August 13, 2014

Companies looking for new staffing suppliers have a fresh resource at their disposal: Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2014 Staffing and Talent Engagement Firm lists are hot off the presses. Buyers use these lists to find suppliers in the marketplace.

Web: Judge tosses Silicon Valley anti-poaching settlement

August 13, 2014

Saying there was “ample evidence” Silicon Valley tech firms engaged in “an overarching conspiracy” against their own employees, a federal judge rejected a proposed settlement, the New York Times reports. Judge Lucy H. Koh said the $324 million settlement, which would leave $4,000 per class member... More

Think before you BYOD

August 13, 2014

More and more companies require or allow employees to use their personal electronic devices to connect to the employer’s computer network for work reasons. Companies adopting these policies need to consider the operational and legal challenges. Attorney Diane Geller explains in Staffing Industry Review... More

SIA Research: What CW programs should know about the ACA

August 13, 2014

This report, available to CWS Council members, summarizes the ACA employer mandate as it applies to staffing suppliers and their client employer customers. Companies subject to the mandate face penalties for any months in which they fail to offer qualifying employees health coverage that meets certain... More

August 2014 Clinical/Scientific Growth Update

August 12, 2014

  • Clin/sci staffing seems to be gaining momentum as three public companies reported solid revenue growth in 2Q14
  • However, the annualized growth rate of pharmaceutical R&D spending remains much lower than it was from 1999-2003 
  • Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly outsourcing clinical... More

SI Report Webinar - August 2014

August 12, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Our U.S. Geographic Opportunities Atlas interactive tool
  • Five interesting young online staffing firms
  • Approximately 1 hour

Expert Panel: Is Per Diem Nursing, the Bread and Butter of Healthcare Staffing, Looking More Like Filet Mignon?

August 11, 2014

  • Panel from the 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit provides viewpoints on major trends impacting per diem nurse staffing
  • Topics include industry trends, the regulatory environment and its effect on per diem staffing, and best (and worst) practices for per diem staffing firms

Thought Leadership Webinar: Best Practices for Directly Sourcing Former Employees, Retirees, and Other High-Talent Contractors - August 6 2014

August 6, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Learn best practices for directly sourcing former employees, retirees and other high talent contractors
  • Legal perspective and valuable tips revealed
  • Duration approximately 1 hour