Recent Updates

Treat workers well, they will innovate

November 4, 2015

There’s a reason companies strive to be known as a best place to work: companies with higher worker treatment scores produced more patents, and more highly cited patents, writes Walter Frick on the HBR blog network.

Why keeping tabs on staffing revenue is a smart move

November 4, 2015

Why keeping an eye on staffing revenue in the segments that affect your organization can help with workforce planning.  

2015 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection & Cumulative Index to 2009-2014 Surveys

November 3, 2015

  • 6,000 temps from 67 firms surveyed
  • Temp medical insurance, satisfaction, preferred contact method
  • Assignment lengths, pay, how they pick agency
  • 190 page report accumulates all previous temp/contingent surveys

Snack food company, staffing providers to pay contingents more than $2 million

November 3, 2015

A food manufacturer and its staffing providers will pay more than $2.1 million in back wages and damages to contingents who were not paid overtime.

Buyers' Annual Contingent Workforce Spend

November 2, 2015

  • Median annual CW spend was $100 million
  • CW spend positively correlated with buyer size
  • Buyers of primarily industrial staffing spent a lower median amount on their CW

Top Priorities for CW Programs

October 29, 2015

  • Buyers reported a wide range of top priorities for their CW programs
  • Most common priority was customer service to internal stakeholders
  • Second most common was reducing/controlling costs

October 2015 Healthcare Staffing Growth Assessment

October 28, 2015

  • Newly insured and an improving economy driving accelerating growth in healthcare staffing
  • While current environment is highly favorable for healthcare staffing, long-term trends are mixed
  • Learn what a value-based payment model means for healthcare staffing

Worker Profile Tracking - Understanding the Who, Where, and What of External Workforce

October 28, 2015

  • Achieve visibility into your entire workforce 
  • Full replay on demand (approx. 1 hour)
  • Download a pdf of the presentation


October 28, 2015

In our annual Contingent Buyers Survey for North America, we ask large companies (1,000 or more employees) if VMS and/or MSP is currently in place in their organizations. 

Independent contractor status is getting another look, CW space is growing

October 28, 2015

What were CWS summit attendees discussing last week? Here are some surprising trends.