Recent Updates

Oil & Gas: Rising Contractor Ranks Adds to Skills Shortage

February 26, 2014

Increasingly attractive pay rates are luring oil and gas workers to contractor positions, leading to increased costs to the buyer and a rising skills shortage.


2022: Where the Staffing Industry Thrives

February 26, 2014

Thanks to Staffing Industry Analysts’ long-range U.S. forecast, suppliers and buyers of staffing services can be confident in making future plans, writes Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog. 


Are You Getting the Whole Picture?

February 26, 2014

Most companies rely heavily on their key performance indicators (KPIs) to determine whether their MSP program is achieving the right return on investment. However, KPIs don’t always measure all the right success factors, and the organization may miss out on crucial information that can improve... More


2014 Temporary Worker Survey: How happy are temporary workers with their staffing agencies?

February 24, 2014

  • Overall net promoter score was a respectable 42%
  • Agencies get good feedback in "quality of relationship" measures
  • Trust and quality of relationship were most correlated with temp satisfaction 

New care settings, payment models create opportunities for healthcare staffing

February 19, 2014

This month, we dig deeper into changes in healthcare that will impact staffing this year and beyond: shifts in the way consumers access healthcare and the new models through which providers are paid.


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February 19, 2014

Five steps to give your travelers the housing they want without breaking your budget.


Staffing Stream: The healthcare occupational safety landscape

February 19, 2014

Safety is a vital strategic imperative of the staffing industry. Healthcare professionals in particular face a tremendous amount of hazards.


Cordant acquires UK healthcare recruiter

February 19, 2014

U.K. recruitment firm Cordant acquired specialist recruiter Sugarman, according to news reports.


GE completes API Healthcare buy

February 19, 2014

GE completed its acquisition of API Healthcare, a healthcare industry workforce management software and analytics firm.


Web: Former temp confesses to nursing home death

February 19, 2014

McKnight’s Long Term Care News reports a terminally ill Kentucky man has confessed to the killing of an 86-year-old woman in a nursing facility.