Recent Updates

VMS Implementation: Clean data, all-company support vital

October 21, 2015

This week, we asked Amy Gordon, global head of external workforce center at SAP: “What are tips to keep in mind when implementing a new VMS solution?”

2015 Staffing Company Survey: Expectations, plans, and preferences with respect to the Affordable Care Act

October 20, 2015

  • 61% of staffing firms will offer major medical to temps
  • A quarter of firms either don't have a carrier or a price quote
  • Self-insurance more popular among larger firms

Web: Court approves FedEx settlement

October 20, 2015

The CCJ reports a judge has approved the $228 million settlement between FedEx Ground and 2,300 California drivers. The settlement, announced in June, ends an independent contractor misclassification lawsuit that has drawn on for more than a decade. Other such cases against the company... More

Assignment Lengths and Assignment Limits

October 16, 2015

  • Median assignment length was 12 months
  • Most common assignment limits were 12 months, 18 months and more than 18 months
  • A median 10% of temporary workers were dismissed due to assignment limits
  • Median time required to wait before rehiring a temporary worker was six months

2015 Staffing Company Survey: Prevalence of certifications among staffing industry executives

October 16, 2015

  • Four exec certifications dominate staffing market
  • Certifications highly region-specific
  • In all regions, half or more of execs have a certification

Financial Results Calendar Q3 2015

October 14, 2015

  • See a complete list of financial results across the staffing industry so far in 2015
  • Find out how your competitors or suppliers fared
  • See dates for future financial results releases
  • All events listed are covered in the Daily News 

The customer is not always right: Listen when your supplier says 'no'

October 14, 2015

Is the customer really always right? In this instance, the customer I am referencing is you — the buyer of staffing services. And the answer is no.

Careful what you promise your temp

October 14, 2015

Contingent workforce professionals are now a mainstay of most companies, and their experience at those companies can having lasting effects. How are they treated at your company?

Total talent management needed to reap full benefit of workforce planning

October 14, 2015

This week, we asked a procurement professional how important the concept of total talent management will be going forward.

Groups work to improve employment conditions in Mexico

October 14, 2015

The Mexican Association of Human Capital Companies (AMECH) and the Mexican Secretariat of Labour and Social Security (STPS) are joining efforts to develop a certification or license of fair recruitment practices, a procedure that will improve the quality of employment in Mexico, writes Martín Padulla,... More