Recent Updates

‘Poaching’ Is Hurting the Oil and Gas Industry

February 12, 2014

Oil and gas industry insiders blame staff poaching for spiraling wages and skills shortages, and say recruiting firms are the only ones to benefit.


Public Agency: Raise Pay for Contract Workers

February 12, 2014

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey asked four airlines to raise wages for contract workers at New York airports, but ultimately planso require the changes in its Port-Airline agreements.


New ACA Regulations Mixed Blessing

February 12, 2014

The IRS issued final regulations regarding the employer mandate portion of the Affordable Care Act Monday, providing mixed news for staffing suppliers and buyers. Attorney George Reardon digs into the details in The Staffing Stream.


Using ICs? Don’t Skip This Agreement

February 12, 2014

A Massachusetts company learned the hard way that failure to have independent contractors sign confidentiality agreements can be very costly. Paul Creme, an attorney with Hamblett and Kerrigan, writes about the case here.


SIA Webinar: Temporary Staffing Trends and Forecasts

February 12, 2014

During this one-hour webinar, our analysts will discuss the latest trends and forecasts in the European and Rest of World staffing markets.


February Jobs Report

February 11, 2014

  • U.S. payroll employment rose by 113,000 in January
  • Temporary help employment gained 8,100 jobs in January
  • U.S. temp penetration rate now stands at 2.02%.  

SI Report Webinar - February 2014

February 11, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing Industry long run forecast
  • M&A trends and multiples

Mastech says demand solid, Q4 revenue up 21%

February 10, 2014

Mastech Holdings Inc. (NYSE MKT: MHH) reported solid demand in the fourth quarter despite disruptions due to the holiday season.


Cognizant revenue up 21%

February 10, 2014

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASD: CTSH) reported fourth-quarter revenue rose 20.9 percent year over year to $2.36 billion from $1.95 billion in the fourth quarter of last year.


Volt posts net income for Q4 but loss for year

February 10, 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: VISI), the fifth-largest U.S.-based IT staffing firm, reported net income of $1.6 million in its fiscal fourth quarter ended Nov. 3 compared to a net loss of $2.0 million in the fourth quarter of last year.