Recent Updates

Witkey (威客) Platforms - A Journey to the World of Online Work Platforms in China

November 27, 2014

  • A unique ecosystem supporting online enabled work arrangements has been developing in China; both the platforms and the people who work through them are called ‘Witkey’. While in many ways similar to online work platforms outside of China, there are subtle differences.
  • The purpose of this... More

2014 Staffing Company Survey: Most frequently recommended vendors

November 26, 2014

  • Staffing firms were asked to recommend their top two favorite vendors, and to explain their selection
  • Four vendors received 20 or more recommendations, 25 additional received at least three 
  • Job boards and front office solutions platforms topped the list

U.S. Affordable Care Act Requirements - What Staffing Firms Should Know

November 26, 2014

  • Overview of the ACA regulations as they impact staffing firms
  • Calculations for Applicable Large Employers, variable hour and seasonal employees
  • Penalties - How are they triggered and assessed?

2014 U.S. PEO Growth Update

November 24, 2014

  • Recent financial results from publicly held companies indicate robust expansion in PEO market
  • Drivers of growth include a complex regulatory environment and an accelerating economy

U.S. Occupational Employment Tool

November 21, 2014

  • This tool compiles over 20 years of employment and unemployment data into one spreadsheet
  • Gauge supply and scarcity of workers nationwide by occupation
  • Additional tools to help users perform analyses and understand the data

By the Numbers: IT Staffing

November 21, 2014

  • Largest IT staffing markets
  • How much is a typical IT gross margin for staffing?
  • The size of the US temporary IT staffing market

The Buzz: When Small Is Big

November 21, 2014

An online platform solves IT problems for midsize organizations.


The Other Side: Temping My Way to a Career

November 21, 2014

A college grad learns contingent work can open the doors to a promising future.


Power Seller: Keep Staffing Customers Coming Back for More

November 21, 2014

Creative tips to sell smart and boost revenue in long term.


Zoom! Staffing Firm Growth Stories

November 21, 2014

What does it take to maintain strong growth over the years? What are the stories behind these impressive numbers? Three of the fastest-growing staffing firms share their secrets.