Recent Updates

Background Check Firms Sign Deal With New York State

March 19, 2014

Four background check companies signed agreements in New York State to avoid illegal hiring practices, the New York State Attorney General’s Office announced last week. The background check firms are HireRight Inc., First Advantage, General Information Services Inc. and Sterling Infosystems.


How to Manage a Diverse Workforce

March 19, 2014

Some workers want a job, others a career. Contingent or traditional, their mindset will affect how they can be managed most effectively. Sandy Mazur, division president of license and franchise at Spherion Corp., explains in The Staffing Stream.


Temps’ Job Board Usage

March 19, 2014

In a survey of more than 3,000 U.S. temporary workers, we asked “When looking for work, which job boards and social networking sites do you use?” 


SIA Research: Summary of the Final ACA Regulations

March 19, 2014

This report provides an overview of the final regulations concerning the ACA employer shared responsibility requirements, commonly referred to as the employer mandate or “play-or-pay.”


4Q13 financial results for public staffing companies

March 14, 2014

  • Eighty-two percent of public staffing firms reported positive y/y revenue growth in 4Q13 - the highest percentage since 1Q12.
  • Median revenue grew by 4.8% y/y among 21 publicly listed staffing companies.
  • Median earnings grew by 18.6% y/y among 21 publicly listed staffing companies.

By the Numbers: Worker Satisfaction

March 13, 2014

  • Why did internal staffing firm workers leave their last job?
  • Top ways to make internal workers happier without raising pay
  • How likely is it for a temporary worker to recommend his or her staffing firm?

The Buzz: A New Rhythm

March 13, 2014

A company fine-tunes how enterprises and third-party recruiters get matched.


The Other Side: Growing Up

March 13, 2014

Temporary work opens doors for high school grad.


Power Seller: Open Doors

March 13, 2014

The MSP can be your lifeline with the right approach.


Expert’s Corner: Attracting the Best

March 13, 2014

Why a job opportunity is like a personal ad; ultimately, both parties need to be interested.