Recent Updates

2016 U.S. Internal Employee Compensation Estimator

January 22, 2016

  • Compensation data from 10,581 staffing professionals
  • Data on base salary, bonus and total cash compensation
  • Data available by job title, experience and other variables

Benchmarks: December 2015 unemployment drops

January 19, 2016

The unemployment rate edged down in December, while the college-level unemployment remained flat. Higher employment levels portends a continuing war for talent.


Misclassification: Trucking giant hauled into court; leader named for NC’s new IC unit

January 19, 2016

Three subsidiaries of trucking giant XPO Logistics were sued for misclassifying their drivers; leader named for North Carolina's new anti-misclassification department.


Ensuring program adoption: communicate, communicate and communicate

January 19, 2016

Contingent workforce programs face different challenges, but program adoption tends to be universal. Talk it out.


Gig economy: IC program on steroids?

January 19, 2016

Organizations need to consider the impact of the gig economy despite the challenges it poses.


Changing suppliers? Follow the code

January 19, 2016

Changing suppliers can be tricky; being prepared to ease transitions paves the way to success.


Optimizing big data

January 12, 2016

There are five key areas where staffing firms and professional employer organizations can leverage big data — both to help their clients reduce employment-related risk and to manage their own workforces.


How big is the gig economy?

January 12, 2016

With widely varying estimates — one survey pegs the number of gig workers at 45 million people, while another pegs that closer to 600,000 — CBSnews.com explores its true size.


Misclassification suits: Amazon, Uber

January 12, 2016

Amazon Prime Now drivers in Phoenix and Uber Black drivers in Philadelphia have filed separate suits alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors.


Buyer, staffing firm sued over background checks

January 12, 2016

A worker has sued Johnson & Johnson and its staffing provider claiming they used information from a background check to reject him for a job without giving him a chance to respond.