Recent Updates

Web: Judge tosses Silicon Valley anti-poaching settlement

August 13, 2014

Saying there was “ample evidence” Silicon Valley tech firms engaged in “an overarching conspiracy” against their own employees, a federal judge rejected a proposed settlement, the New York Times reports. Judge Lucy H. Koh said the $324 million settlement, which would leave $4,000 per class member... More


Think before you BYOD

August 13, 2014

More and more companies require or allow employees to use their personal electronic devices to connect to the employer’s computer network for work reasons. Companies adopting these policies need to consider the operational and legal challenges. Attorney Diane Geller explains in Staffing Industry Review... More


SIA Research: What CW programs should know about the ACA

August 13, 2014

This report, available to CWS Council members, summarizes the ACA employer mandate as it applies to staffing suppliers and their client employer customers. Companies subject to the mandate face penalties for any months in which they fail to offer qualifying employees health coverage that meets certain... More


August 2014 Clinical/Scientific Growth Update

August 12, 2014

  • Clin/sci staffing seems to be gaining momentum as three public companies reported solid revenue growth in 2Q14
  • However, the annualized growth rate of pharmaceutical R&D spending remains much lower than it was from 1999-2003 
  • Pharmaceutical companies are increasingly outsourcing clinical... More

SI Report Webinar - August 2014

August 12, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Our U.S. Geographic Opportunities Atlas interactive tool
  • Five interesting young online staffing firms
  • Approximately 1 hour

Expert Panel: Is Per Diem Nursing, the Bread and Butter of Healthcare Staffing, Looking More Like Filet Mignon?

August 11, 2014

  • Panel from the 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit provides viewpoints on major trends impacting per diem nurse staffing
  • Topics include industry trends, the regulatory environment and its effect on per diem staffing, and best (and worst) practices for per diem staffing firms

Thought Leadership Webinar: Best Practices for Directly Sourcing Former Employees, Retirees, and Other High-Talent Contractors - August 6 2014

August 6, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Learn best practices for directly sourcing former employees, retirees and other high talent contractors
  • Legal perspective and valuable tips revealed
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

2014 U.S. Pricing Tool

August 6, 2014

  • Updated excel-based pricing tool created specifically for buyers of temporary staffing in the U.S.
  • Tool contains several calculators allowing CW managers to see the effect of changes in various cost components

To SOW or not? What every program manager should know

August 6, 2014

Here are a few things that should be considered before going live with a statement-of-work program management initiative.


The new, improved quarterly performance review

August 6, 2014

With supplier performance data available constantly, a quarterly supplier performance review should become a more strategic planning session.