Recent Updates

US immigration proposal likely won’t up staffing H-1B availability

December 10, 2014

President Obama’s recently announced immigration reforms likely won’t increase availability of H-1B visas used by some staffing firms.


TEKsystems survey finds lower expectations for IT budget increases

December 10, 2014

IT leaders expect increased spending in 2015, but not at the same level as 2014, according to an annual TEKsystems survey.


Volt sells computer systems segment to focus on staffing

December 10, 2014

Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI) sold its computer systems segment to NewNet Communication Technologies LLC.


World’s sixth-largest staffing provider buys US-based IT staffing firm

December 10, 2014

Hays plc is paying $44.0 million to acquire 80 percent of Veredus Corp., a Tampa Fla.-based IT staffing provider. 


IT staffing revenue growth among public companies shows continued divergence

December 10, 2014

Reading the earnings report tea leaves to discern trends in IT staffing demand continues to pose a challenge.


US Supreme Court rules no pay for security screening time

December 10, 2014

In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court ruled time workers spend waiting to go through Amazon warehouse security screening is not compensable. 


What the 2015 UK elections might mean for employers

December 10, 2014

Since 2010, the coalition government has made reforms aimed at achieving a flexible, effective and fair labor market. More is expected ahead of the May elections.


Why contingent is not the right term, think complementary workforce

December 10, 2014

As companies shift to a more holistic approach to workforce management, they might want to think about whether "contingent" is the right term to use for their non-employee workforce.


Agents of record & IC compliance: a growing industry

December 10, 2014

Companies are constantly looking for suitable strategies to engage contingent workers they find on their own. Review these cost-effective solutions.


Rising wages in Central and Eastern Europe to worsen skills shortages in the UK

December 10, 2014

The immigration debate is not limited to the US. Western European jobseekers and politicians have long grumbled about rising migrant numbers and falling job opportunities.