Recent Updates

2014 Staffing Company Survey: What non-healthcare benefits are typically offered to temporary workers?

October 19, 2014

  • Most common: paid vacation, vision insurance and dental insurance
  • Least common: flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement
  • Benefits getting more generous over time

The Rise of Freelancer Management Systems

October 17, 2014

  • Staffing Industry Analysts surveyed five leading freelancer management systems (FMS) providers
  • Learn what defines and is essential to this space
  • Stay ahead of the curve on an emerging technology

Global Forecast 2015

October 16, 2014

  • Our forecasts for 2015
  • (and the revised update for 2014)
  • See which markets are doing best and worst

The Global Staffing Industry 2013

October 16, 2014

  • Lists the value of the global staffing market in 2013
  • Understand which country and region is largest
  • 25+ countries and 11 sectors measured in our analysis.

Post-CWS conference: A review and some predictions

October 15, 2014

Not all things stay in Vegas. Summit attendees bring high levels of enthusiasm and leave with knowledge to make strategic and tactical improvements to their programs.


The IC’s revenge: Using SOW agreements to mitigate risk

October 15, 2014

As the economy improves, independent contractors are more reluctant to give up that status. Here's how programs can keep using them, but still mitigate their classification risk.


Supreme Court weighs staffing buyer security line pay

October 15, 2014

The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments last week in a case where staffing firm workers are seeking pay for time spent waiting in security screening lines when leaving the warehouse of staffing client Amazon.com. The outcome of the case could affect all companies with such security systems in place.... More


Skills shortages drive workforce automation

October 15, 2014

When Henry Ford designed the first moving assembly line in 1913, some wondered what would happen to the people who used to do those jobs. Now, companies are looking for more ways to automate as skills shortages are driving costs upward.


A matter of health: Contingent worker quality affects programs’ health

October 15, 2014

Companies health depends on a quality workforce, including contingents. One CW manager outlines how programs and their providers can work together to ensure the best results in Staffing Industry Review magazine. 


How does your comp plan stack up?

October 15, 2014

In our Contingent Buyer Survey for North America, we asked contingent workforce program managers what their total annual compensation was last year.