Recent Updates

2015 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape

July 31, 2015

  • Global VMS and MSP markets continue to grow robustly
  • Penetration of VMS and MSP in US contingent workforce market plateauing
  • Report contains VMS and MSP market estimates for North America and Europe

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Temporary worker hourly pay and assignment length

July 30, 2015

  • 6,000 temp workers reveal pay and assignment lengths
  • Full distribution of pay and assignment lengths by occupation
  • In most occupations, a quarter of temps work 52+ weeks

What's your score? Why it matters to your vendor and you

July 29, 2015

Just as you score your providers, many of them are evaluating you to know whether you are worth pursuing or staying with. Asking them for their criteria can help you be more competitive.

Are you concerned with common law employer liability for ACA?

July 29, 2015

Many staffing firms not subject to the employer responsibility rules under Affordable Care Act have been faced with client demands that they offer coverage anyway. Here's what you need to know.

Independent contractor’s case against Google dismissed

July 29, 2015

A case against Google brought by a former worker in New York claiming misclassification as an independent contractor has been dismissed after both parties reached a private settlement.

Calif. Attorney General commits to IC misclassification fight

July 29, 2015

California's justice department has signed an agreement to work with the feds to fight worker misclassification and other illegal labor practices.

Google Express workers from staffing firm request representation

July 28, 2015

Workers at the Google Express shopping service employed by Adecco have filed a request for union representation.

2015 Contingent Buyers Survey - North America - Initial Insights

July 24, 2015

  • Survey results from 202 North America contingent buyers
  • 41 questions including assignment length, ACA, and many others

2015 Temporary Worker Survey: Which types of work will you do more of, and which less of, over the next ten years?

July 23, 2015

  • 6,000 temps surveyed about 10-year work plans
  • Overwhelmingly, temping is just temporary; most plan to go full-time
  • But older workers, higher-paid, more open to future temping

The Human Cloud Landscape

July 22, 2015

  • Market size estimate by work location, Human Cloud segment, and B2B vs. B2C
  • Largest three providers by 2014 spend are Uber, Didi Kuaidi, and UpWork
  • Overview of Online Staffing Platforms, Crowdsourcing, and Online Work Services