Recent Updates

SIA research: Buyers’ best advice for recruiting and retaining former employees

June 25, 2014

Sometimes, former employees can be a valuable asset to a CW program. Buyers of contingent labor report methods of recruiting and retaining them that tend to work best. Among them, creating an alumni groups via social media and sharing periodic updates and job openings. Read more here


A Look at the Mexican Temporary Workforce Environment

June 22, 2014

  • Overview of Mexican legal landscape
  • Limitations on use of temporary agency workers explained
  • Details on statutory costs

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Best advice for recruiting and retaining former employees

June 20, 2014

  • The top suggestion is to stay connected, particularly through a Linkedin or Facebook group
  • Several buyers suggested using social media to ensure that former employees are aware of current job openings
  • Buyers also suggested treating employees with honesty and professionalism, particularly when... More

Expert Interview - The Great Hunt in Health IT

June 20, 2014

  • This expert interview was recorded at SIA's 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit in Chicago
  • Emergence of new career paths in health IT discussed
  • Report includes health information career map

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: What specific skills are you having the most difficulty recruiting?

June 19, 2014

  • Skills associated with managing and modifying company‐wide enterprise software were reported as the most difficult to recruit
  • Within engineering, the most difficult to recruit skills were specialized, niche skills, and skills related to petroleum engineering
  • Among buyers of industrial/logistics,... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: How do buyers find and select their staffing suppliers?

June 19, 2014

  • Overwhelmingly, buyers report 'worker quality' to be their top consideration when selecting a staffing firm
  • Service quality, low cost, and speed were the next most important considerations 
  • A referral from a colleague is the most common way of initially discovering staffing firms, followed... More

Expert Interview - Therapy Staffing: Succeeding in a Space of Skill Shortage

June 19, 2014

  • This expert interview was recorded at SIA's 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit in Chicago
  • Topics include: the effect of medicare cuts in the nursing home setting, booming demand in home healthcare, growing demand in the school setting, best practices for recruiting candidates, and other insights... More

Cross Country’s acquisition of MSN shakes up healthcare staffing landscape

June 18, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. agreed to acquire Medical Staffing Network for $48.3 million in cash. 


HotelEngine.com offers businesses better rates than leading sites — Sponsor Content

June 18, 2014

Travelers Haven announced the official launch of its hotel booking platform, HotelEngine.com.


Cumberland acquires Cipe Consulting

June 18, 2014

Cumberland Consulting Group, a provider of healthcare IT staffing and others services, acquired Cipe Consulting.