Recent Updates

Hottest U.S. Job Markets: July 2015 Update

July 2, 2015

  • Use this report to find industries, states and metropolitan areas with the greatest demand for employment.
  • Industries ranking highest in employment growth include retail - warehouse clubs and supercenters.
  • Metropolitan area with the hottest job market was San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA.
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2015 Temporary Worker Survey: By what communication methods do temporary workers prefer to hear about new job opportunities?

July 1, 2015

  • Temps prefer to hear about jobs by email and phone
  • Texting jobs relatively unpopular even with young people
  • Only 1% want to hear about jobs via social media

Are you prepared? CW risk requirements play out on front page headlines

July 1, 2015

Three recent headlines speak to the need for CW managers to be ready for any change in the risk landscape. Here's how to be prepared.


Should you require your suppliers to offer health coverage to temps?

July 1, 2015

Should staffing suppliers be required to provide their contingent workers with healthcare coverage that is compliant under the Affordable Care Act?


Early adopter temps joining online staffing platforms; Follow to be competitive

July 1, 2015

Organizations can’t afford to sit on the sidelines in the war for talent, Editor and Publisher Subadhra Sriram notes in The Staffing Stream. Some temps are early adopters of online staffing platforms, and you should be there as well. 


Appropriations bill strips DOL of misclassification funds

July 1, 2015

The US House Appropriations Committee last week approved a bill that strips the Department of Labor of its funding in the 2016 budget for its worker misclassification program, according to the National Association of Home Builders.


Independent workforce swells to 18 million full-time workers

July 1, 2015

The independent workforce grew 12% over the past five years, reaching nearly 18 million full-time independent workers in 2015, according to the first release of data from MBO Partners’ 2015 State of Independence in America research. 


2015 Temporary Worker Survey: To what degree did your staffing agency coach you regarding the interviewing process and hiring company culture?

June 30, 2015

  • About half of temporary workers say more should be done to prep temps
  • Coaching/preparation key to temp satisfaction
  • Most in need of improvement: communication about assignment details

Financial Results Calendar H1 2015

June 30, 2015

  • See a complete list of financial results across the staffing industry so far in 2015
  • Find out how your competitors or suppliers fared
  • See dates for future financial results releases
  • All events listed are covered in the Daily News 

New tool helps healthcare staffing firms assess markets on an occupational basis

June 26, 2015

A landmark research tool enables staffing firms to track the market size, temporary penetration rate, and growth trajectory of more than 800 occupations.