Recent Updates

Consulting with stakeholders: Avoid the herd mentality

October 28, 2015

Why one-on-one stakeholder interactions are vital to ensuring proper communication.

Don’t forget to audit supply chain partner engagement requirements

October 28, 2015

In the hectic volume and pace of running a CW program, it’s easy to lose sight of the suppliers’ compliance status.

Create the right temp-erature

October 27, 2015

A contingent worker explains how clients can ensure a successful assignment by creating the right environment. Read about it in Staffing Industry Review

How Southwest Airlines Created a Preferred Talent Pool for Automated Self-Sourcing- October 2015

October 27, 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Learn new automated self-sourcing capabilities
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

SOW in Contingent Workforce Programs

October 26, 2015

  • SOW comprised a median 20% share of buyers’ contingent workforce (CW) spend
  • Median SOW share of CW spend was lower among buyers of industrial staffing
  • Fifty-one percent of buyers indicated that SOW is incorporated into their CW program

2015 North America Staffing Company Survey: Investment plans for the next two years, and reported highest-return investments

October 25, 2015

  • Top planned investments about internal staff
  • Plans correlate mostly with historical returns
  • But is technology underinvested?

Selling to the U.S. federal government: The 2015 list of staffing firms seeking a mentor-protégé partnership

October 23, 2015

  • List of companies interested in mentor-protégé programs
  • Includes specific segment, location, and contact details
  • List includes 15 potential mentors and 87 potential protégé firms

Safe Harbor ruling puts companies in limbo

October 21, 2015

Two weeks ago, we reported on the EU ruling that invalidated a 15-year-old agreement on data transfer between Europe and the US. Fiona Coombe, director of legal and regulatory research, provides more details about that ruling and its implications on the contingent workforce.

Oregon official: Uber drivers employees, not independent contractors

October 21, 2015

Uber drivers are employees, not independent contractors, according to an advisory opinion released last week by an Oregon state official. But reports Uber has fired back, arguing its drivers are independent contractors.

California pay equity bill for UC contractors vetoed

October 21, 2015

California Gov. Gerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have given contractors at University of California campuses pay equal to that of comparable UC employees. Separately, a UC supplier is under federal scrutiny for allegedly underpaying contingent workers.