Recent Updates

Going global? Do your homework

April 21, 2015

Often, programs find themselves needing to expand their footprint globally due to market pressures and not advance planning. Regardless, they need to do their homework before moving forward.


CWS Summit Amsterdam: Evolve your programs or risk being irrelevant

April 21, 2015

Many contingent workforce programs are at a stage where the managed service provider (MSP) successfully delivers against stated requirements. But programs have to continue to evolve or CW professionals could find themselves irrelevant.


2014 North America Staffing Company Survey & 2008-2013 Cumulative Index

April 18, 2015

  • Staffing firm plans for Affordable Care Act
  • Most effective marketing & sales tactics for staffing firms
  • Metrics: time-to-fill, order fill rates, quit rates, early termination rates
  • Medical and non-medical benefits offered to temps
  • 403 page report summarizes 7 years of surveys

Going Global: How to Expand Your Program Internationally - April 2015

April 16, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Expand your contingent workforce program internationally
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Amazon and staffing firm sued over background checks

April 15, 2015

A man claiming he was rejected for a temporary job at Amazon based on false results of a background check has sued the company and its staffing provider.  


Jury still out on Affordable Care Act's effect on costs

April 15, 2015

Now that the US employer mandate to offer health insurance has taken effect, staffing firms and buyers of staffing services alike are assessing the effects. Have your costs increased?


Develop a total talent management strategy, forget the hype

April 15, 2015

More organizations are looking to a blended workforce management model, but face barriers such as lack of know-how and systems/data functionality. Here's a good way to get started.


SIA Conference: SOW and RPO – are yours up to date?

April 15, 2015

Integrated programs drive savings. The CWS Summit Asia Pacific provides a road map to drive program success. Join in, July 22-23 in Singapore. 


DOL to beef up enforcement staff

April 14, 2015

The US Department of Labor's budget includes more than $31 million for additional staff to combat wage and hour and independent contractor classification compliance.


Court grants bakery workers class status in IC case

April 14, 2015

A court granted “class” standing to group of 200 workers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors in a lawsuit against Flowers Foods Inc., the second-largest US bakery, Mainebiz reports.