Recent Updates

Human cloud not staffing's death knell, helps legacy businesses

May 13, 2015

Investments from seasoned staffing firms validate the online work arrangement business model itself. Considered by some pundits a passing fad, is it difficult to ignore them given the kind of investments being made by industry leaders.


Need Buy-in? Speak to customer wants and needs

May 13, 2015

Practicing empathy can be difficult, because you have to step outside your comfort zone to understand someone else’s point of view. But it’s essential to exercising influence and obtaining support for your agenda. Learn more on the HBR Network.


Facebook sets minimum wage for contractors, PTO

May 13, 2015

On the heels of Microsoft's mandate that US contingent workers get paid time off, Facebook is mandating a $15 minimum wage, paid parental leave or new child benefit and 15 days PTO.


How great leaders guide teams to the summit — Staffing Stream

May 12, 2015

Pick your expedition leader or manager carefully — it is the single most important factor in determining your success, either on the mountain or in the workplace.


Advantage to acquire Minneapolis-based staffing provider

May 12, 2015

Advantage Resourcing America plans to acquire Atterro Inc., which operates several staffing brands including the Technical ProSource brand for IT staffing.


First Tek buys IT staffing firm for $7.55 million in bankruptcy auction

May 12, 2015

First Tek Inc. acquired the assets of IT staffing provider Cloudeeva in a bankruptcy auction for $7.55 million.


Elance-oDesk launches new platform, name

May 12, 2015

Online staffing provider Elance-oDesk relaunched as Upwork. The move includes a new freelance talent platform.


Wide performance gap among IT staffing firms, TechServe finds

May 12, 2015

Financial performance varied widely among IT and engineering firms in 2014, according to the 2015 TechServe Alliance operating practices report.


Recruit more effectively with Dice’s Communications Toolkit — Promoted

May 12, 2015

Dice created its new Recruiting Communications Toolkit, to help you gather critical hiring information quickly and effectively.


IT staffing provider On Assignment buying Creative Circle for $570 million

May 12, 2015

On Assignment Inc. (NYSE: ASGN) agreed to acquire Creative Circle LLC from Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity for $570 million in cash and equity.