Recent Updates

Expert Interview - The Great Hunt in Health IT

June 20, 2014

  • This expert interview was recorded at SIA's 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit in Chicago
  • Emergence of new career paths in health IT discussed
  • Report includes health information career map

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: What specific skills are you having the most difficulty recruiting?

June 19, 2014

  • Skills associated with managing and modifying company‐wide enterprise software were reported as the most difficult to recruit
  • Within engineering, the most difficult to recruit skills were specialized, niche skills, and skills related to petroleum engineering
  • Among buyers of industrial/logistics,... More

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: How do buyers find and select their staffing suppliers?

June 19, 2014

  • Overwhelmingly, buyers report 'worker quality' to be their top consideration when selecting a staffing firm
  • Service quality, low cost, and speed were the next most important considerations 
  • A referral from a colleague is the most common way of initially discovering staffing firms, followed... More

Expert Interview - Therapy Staffing: Succeeding in a Space of Skill Shortage

June 19, 2014

  • This expert interview was recorded at SIA's 2013 Healthcare Staffing Summit in Chicago
  • Topics include: the effect of medicare cuts in the nursing home setting, booming demand in home healthcare, growing demand in the school setting, best practices for recruiting candidates, and other insights... More

Cross Country’s acquisition of MSN shakes up healthcare staffing landscape

June 18, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. agreed to acquire Medical Staffing Network for $48.3 million in cash. 


HotelEngine.com offers businesses better rates than leading sites — Sponsor Content

June 18, 2014

Travelers Haven announced the official launch of its hotel booking platform, HotelEngine.com.


Cumberland acquires Cipe Consulting

June 18, 2014

Cumberland Consulting Group, a provider of healthcare IT staffing and others services, acquired Cipe Consulting.


Cross Country replaces MDA president

June 18, 2014

Cross Country Healthcare Inc. (NASD: CCRN) announced B. Franklin Phillips was appointed to the position of president of MDA Holdings Inc.


Fastaff/U.S. Nursing owner taps new CEO

June 18, 2014

Healthcare Staffing Services named Allison Beer as CEO.


Taking the supplier specialization route

June 18, 2014

How Cisco benefits from letting its suppliers own entire work processes.