Recent Updates

Trade union threatens legal action over workers replacing striking staff

July 23, 2014

The U.K.’s largest trade union has threatened a hospital with legal action over claims that agency workers are forming their own companies and stepping in for striking workers.


Seeing Double: Even remote contingents can roam your hallways

July 23, 2014

Historically, one of the reasons some have been shy about using remote contingent workers is the inability to connect with them visually. Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram discusses how a cool robot can change that in The Contingent Blog.


ACA employer mandate: Courts issue conflicting decisions

July 23, 2014

Yesterday, one U.S. court released a decision that, if not reversed or modified, will eliminate individual health insurance subsidies and employer “pay or play” penalties in more than two thirds of the states, writes attorney George Reardon in The Staffing Stream. Later in the day, another... More


Court rules IC status depends on employers' right to control

July 23, 2014

The California Supreme Court ruled that an employer’s right to control its workers was relevant in misclassification suits, whether the employer exercised that control or not. Further, the court upheld independent contractor status lawsuits are class certifiable. Read more from JDSupra Business Advisor... More


SIA Webinar: Internationalization of talent

July 23, 2014

Having the right talent will mean the difference between success and failure for an organization. This webinar replay covers the challenges that come with the growth of the contingent workforce and what can be done to overcome them. Industry experts share their thoughts and best practices... More


2014 Largest Healthcare Staffing Firms in the United States

July 18, 2014

  • 29 staffing firms generated at least $50 million in U.S. healthcare staffing revenue in 2013
  • Top three: AMN Healthcare Services, CHG Healthcare Services, Jackson Healthcare
  • Firms combined to generate $5.7 billion (59% of the market)

2014 Largest Industrial Staffing Firms in the United States

July 18, 2014

  • 32 firms generated at least $100 million in U.S. industrial staffing revenue
  • Top three: Express Employment Professionals, Aerotek (Allegis Group), The Select Family of Staffing Companies
  • Firms generated $19.2 billion (65% of the market)

2014 Largest Engineering Staffing Firms in the United States

July 18, 2014

  • 19 firms generated at least $50 million in U.S. engineering staffing revenue
  • Top three: Aerotek (Allegis Group), Adecco, Kelly Services
  • Firms combined for $5.1 billion in revenue (64% of the market)

2014 Largest Office/Clerical Staffing Firms in the United States

July 18, 2014

  • 13 firms generated at least $100 million in U.S. office/clerical staffing revenue
  • Top three: Aerotek (Allegis Group), Randstad, Adecco
  • Firms combined for $7.2 billion (39% of the market)

Selling to the U.S. federal government: The 2014 list of staffing firms seeking a mentor-protégé partnership

July 17, 2014

  • List of companies interested in mentor-protégé programs
  • Includes specific segment, location, and contact details
  • List includes 23 potential mentors and 114 potential protégé firms