Recent Updates

Jury still out on Affordable Care Act's effect on costs

April 15, 2015

Now that the US employer mandate to offer health insurance has taken effect, staffing firms and buyers of staffing services alike are assessing the effects. Have your costs increased?


Develop a total talent management strategy, forget the hype

April 15, 2015

More organizations are looking to a blended workforce management model, but face barriers such as lack of know-how and systems/data functionality. Here's a good way to get started.


SIA Conference: SOW and RPO – are yours up to date?

April 15, 2015

Integrated programs drive savings. The CWS Summit Asia Pacific provides a road map to drive program success. Join in, July 22-23 in Singapore. 


DOL to beef up enforcement staff

April 14, 2015

The US Department of Labor's budget includes more than $31 million for additional staff to combat wage and hour and independent contractor classification compliance.


Court grants bakery workers class status in IC case

April 14, 2015

A court granted “class” standing to group of 200 workers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors in a lawsuit against Flowers Foods Inc., the second-largest US bakery, Mainebiz reports.


More buyers ban recruitment fees for workers

April 14, 2015

An association of global electronics companies voted to prohibit recruiters or employers from charging recruitment fees to workers in a step to improve human rights for workers. 


Updated US staffing industry forecast predicts continued strong growth for IT

April 8, 2015

IT staffing market in the US is anticipated to grow 7% in 2015 and 6% in 2016.


Sourcing should be mobile friendly — Promoted

April 8, 2015

By bridging the mobile divide, you’ll stand out from the crowd and show candidates you are willing to engage with them when and where they prefer to converse.


Success begins with attitude — Staffing Stream

April 8, 2015

Steve Isenberg, president of ASJ Partners, lists seven steps to foster a success-driven attitude.


US reaches cap on H-1B visas for highly skilled foreign temporary workers

April 8, 2015

The cap for H-1B visas for highly skilled temporary foreign workers for the upcoming federal fiscal year was again reached within a week.