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Global Staffing 100

September 17, 2014

  • Find out who tops the world ranks
  • Which firms make the Global 100
  • Who has joined the list and who has left

All grown up: the rise of recruitment process outsourcing

September 17, 2014

Use of recruitment process outsourcing solutions continues to rise with record deals providing significant growth for the market.


Do you have it? New CW leadership skills are required

September 17, 2014

Today's CW managers are looking at new requirements that go beyond the original program priorities of five to 10 years ago. 


Japan’s largest staffing company announces billion-dollar listing

September 17, 2014

In a move that is expected to significantly impact the global staffing market, Recruit Holdings, the largest staffing company in Japan and fifth largest in the world, announced it will list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange next month.


Secretly formed temp firms cost company almost $2 million

September 17, 2014

Grand America Hotels and Resorts agreed to forfeit $1.95 million after a group of managers formed temp firms to hire undocumented workers.


Cal/OSHA reverses course: staffing firms liable for injuries

September 17, 2014

Last month, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) overturned a nearly three-decade precedent that shielded staffing firms from liability if their temporary employees suffered injuries while under the client’s supervision.


Promoted: Experts address manufacturing's talent shortages, skills gap and other unique challenges affecting the manufacturing sector

September 17, 2014

U.S. manufacturing is making a comeback, writes John Hollon, editorial vice president for TLNT.com. Manufacturing has been growing steadily and now supports an estimated 17.4 million jobs in the United States. More to the point, more than 12 million Americans, or 9 percent of the workforce,  are... More


DOL boosts states’ misclassification efforts

September 17, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $10.2 million to 19 states to implement or improve worker misclassification detection and enforcement initiatives in unemployment insurance programs.


SIA Research: VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape

September 16, 2014

This report, available to CWS Council members, examines the global landscape of vendor management system (VMS) providers and managed service providers (MSPs) delivering technology and services to companies looking to manage their contingent workforce. 


U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast: September 2014 Update

September 16, 2014

  • We forecast the U.S. temporary staffing industry will grow 5% in 2014 and 6% in 2015
  • Growth driven primarily by stronger U.S. economy and aided by several secular drivers