Recent Updates

The VMS horizon: Innovations to look forward to

June 24, 2015

What’s ahead in terms of product innovation and capability from VMS providers.  


Amazon reportedly developing delivery app

June 24, 2015

Amazon is developing a mobile application that would, in some cases, pay individual people to drop off packages en route to other destinations, the Wall Street Journal reports.


2015 VMS Service Differentiators Report

June 22, 2015

The shift in focus from more traditional temporary worker management to larger, more complex categories, coupled with global expansion efforts have driven VMS providers to expand and mature feature functionality, resulting in significant innovation and differentiation across the VMS landscape. This report,... More


Higher Risk, Higher Reward: IT Staffing Companies and Statement-of-Work Engagements

June 19, 2015

  • What is driving the rise in SOW?
  • How are the risks and opportunities different than staffing?
  • Is this market a viable path to growth for your firm? 

2015 U.S. Staffing Occupational Markets Guidebook

June 19, 2015

  • Interactive tool displays staffing market sizes by occupation
  • Includes a variety of other occupational markets data

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: What criteria are most important to temporary workers in choosing their staffing agency?

June 19, 2015

  • Temps asked top staffing firm selection criteria
  • Pay, assignment availability top the list
  • But trustworthiness also ranks high

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Fee-based services of interest to temporary workers

June 17, 2015

  • 29% of temps cited at least one service they would buy
  • Practical, effective job-enhancing help a priority
  • Training/education most common response

The favorite hiding place for CW spend: Reclassifying SOW

June 17, 2015

Misclassification is a common topic, but it's usually pertaining to independent contractors. Recently, statement-of-work misclassification is gaining notice of CW managers.


Integrating the workforce: Why you need total talent management

June 17, 2015

If your company keeps its worker categories and their management in separate silos, it may stand to gain by considering the concept of total talent management.


FedEx to pay $228 million; ‘Right-to-control’ prompts settlement in IC lawsuit

June 17, 2015

Following an appeals court decision that FedEx Ground's California drivers are employees, FedEx Corp. agreed to pay $228 million to settle a independent contractor misclassification lawsuit.