Recent Updates

2014 VMS & MSP Landscape Summary

September 15, 2014

  • This summary provides excerpts from the full 2014 VMS & MSP Landscape Report
  • 24 VMS providers and 25 MSPs participated in study
  • Report contains our size estimates of global VMS and MSP markets

Trends in U.S. Staffing Market Concentration and Staffing Firm Rankings 2008-2013

September 12, 2014

  • U.S. staffing industry more concentrated now than in 2008
  • Most temporary staffing segments substantially more concentrated, office/clerical an exception
  • Report also lists companies by staffing revenue from 2008 to 2013

Show them the money and more: Getting and keeping c-level support for your program

September 10, 2014

At first, it’s about money, but then, as your program grows, you can use metrics to demonstrate how your organization can benefit further. 


California bill to expand staffing buyers’ liability goes to governor

September 10, 2014

California legislators approved a bill last week that could make staffing buyers liable for staffing firm wage and hour violations among other things. 


The impact of the Scottish independence referendum on jobs

September 10, 2014

On Sept. 18, Scotland will vote on whether or not to break away from the U.K. Results in favor of separation could bring significant changes to the Scottish labor market. 


Canada’s temporary foreign worker program leaves some businesses in the lurch

September 10, 2014

Recent changes to Canada’s temporary foreign worker program have made their use cost-prohibitive for many companies, the Burnside News reports. Canada announced the overhaul of its program in June.


Safety an issue? Consider temps' personalities

September 10, 2014

According to research released by a Vancouver, British Columbia, employee assessment and safety management training company, certain personality traits may increase the likelihood of a workplace accident. Contributing blogger Ryne Landers discusses the research in The Staffing Stream.


CW manager to staffing firms: do this, not that

September 10, 2014

Contingent workforce managers rely on vendors for temporary hiring needs, which makes for a symbiotic relationship. Disney’s director of staffing contingent workforce, Peggy O’Neill, provided her list provider Dos and Don’ts for Staffing Industry Review magazine. What are your expectations of your... More


SIA Webinar: Breaking down benchmarking for real program value

September 10, 2014

Simply comparing your program stats to others' can lead to wrong assumptions and conclusions. In this webinar, Thomson Reuters will share how it incorporates data analysis, industry best practices and current market information for real program value and improvement.
 
 


2014 Largest Staffing and Talent Engagement Firms in Canada

September 5, 2014

  • 21 firms generated at least $CAN 50 million in staffing and talent engagement revenue in 2013
  • Top three: Adecco, Randstad, Allegis Group
  • Firms generated $CAN 4.5 billion (45% of the market)