Recent Updates

Accountable acquires Chicago healthcare staffing firm

July 16, 2014

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. acquired MedAscend, its tenth acquisition to date.


Cross Country completes MSN acquisition

July 16, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. completed its $48 million acquisition of Medical Staffing Network.


Jackson Healthcare acquires Michigan firm

July 16, 2014

Jackson Healthcare, the third-largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm, acquired Sullivan Healthcare Consulting.


Healthcare hiring pace to decelerate, survey says

July 16, 2014

Healthcare hiring is expected to increase this year but at a slower pace than last, according to HireRight.


Crowdsourcing Platforms

July 16, 2014

  • This Insight Report provides an introduction to the category of Human Cloud platforms which SIA defines as Crowdsourcing. 
  • The SIA definition of Crowdsourcing platforms is clarified, the scope and dimensions of the space estimated, and the foregoing is substantiated by citing many representative... More

SIA Research: CW managers’ best (and worst) decisions

July 15, 2014

What’s the worst and best decision you ever made? CW managers share their thoughts in this report,


Web: CA truck drivers strike over IC status

July 15, 2014

Southern California port truckers strike over independent contractor status.


Are your temps putting you at risk for cybercrimes?

July 15, 2014

If your agency temps use their own personal devices for email or other assignment-related tasks, you could be at risk for cybercrimes, write Sandra Golden and Wil Beach in a new Staffing Stream post..


Hiring a former temp without incurring a fee

July 15, 2014

How many months after an agency temp ends an assignment must you wait before you may hire that temp directly, without paying a temp-to-perm conversion fee?


2014 List of Companies Looking to Acquire Staffing Firms

July 15, 2014

  • Lists 215 firms interested in acquiring a staffing firm
  • Provides top three industry segment preferences, top three geographic preferences, and contact info
  • Information technology, healthcare, and industrial are the top three industry segment preferences