Recent Updates

Robert Half revenue up 5% with boost from tech, perm

February 10, 2014

Professional staffing firm Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI) reported revenue rose 4.8 percent in the fourth quarter to $1.08 billion. 


Technical-IT temp bill rates rise 3.3%

February 10, 2014

An index measuring the direction of technical-IT temporary worker bill rates in the U.S. rose 3.3 percent in 2013, according to IQNavigator, which tracks temporary worker bill rates through IQNdex.


Cloud computing driving IT salaries upwards

February 9, 2014

The increasing use of cloud computing technologies, such as virtualization and online storage, as well as additional focus on using online channels to interact with consumers, are driving the demand for IT professionals who are equipped with the requisite skill sets.


CompTIA says global IT industry to grow 3.4%

February 9, 2014

The information technology industry is likely to experience moderate growth in 2014, according to the IT Industry Outlook 2014 released Jan. 21 by CompTIA.


2014 Temporary Workers Survey - How would you find a specialist recruiter?

February 7, 2014

  • More than 4,800 temporary workers surveyed on their primary method for finding a recruiter
  • Contacting a staffing agency less popular than asking a friend or searching the internet
  • Results vary substantially by occupation

2014 Temporary Workers Survey- Job Board/Social Networking Usage

February 5, 2014

  • More than 3,000 temporary workers surveyed on which job board or social network site they used to find work
  • Monster.com was the most commonly reported job board or social network used overall

Herding Cats: What MSPs Really Do

February 5, 2014

The critical mission of the modern-day MSP is not just to cut costs, but to bring order.


Introducing MSP 3.0

February 5, 2014

As the industry reaches the tail end of the adoption curve on MSPs, the CW management model is evolving in striking ways.


Strengthening European Employment Could Bring Talent Shortage

February 5, 2014

Following cautious growth last summer, the number of hours worked by agency workers across Europe strengthened in November by 1.4 percent, year over year, pointing to potential talent shortages.


Buyer Gets Brunt of OSHA Penalties

February 5, 2014

A car part manufacturer faces penalties stemming from complaints filed with OSHA alleging safety hazards. Its staffing provider faces lighter penalties.