Recent Updates

Seattle lets IC drivers unionize; Uber’s California IC case expands

December 15, 2015

Independent contractor drivers in Seattle for services such as Uber and Lyft can now unionize; A new ruling in California will increase the number of drivers participating in a misclassification lawsuit against Uber.


What's Working in Healthcare Staffing? Insights from Successful Healthcare Staffing Firms

December 14, 2015

  • We interviewed executives at seven successful healthcare staffing firms
  • The six staffing firms for which the information was available grew revenue at a median CAGR of 24%
  • Executives discussed competitive differentiators, growth drivers, and outlook for the industry

North America Staffing Company Survey: Temporary worker assignment lengths & tenure discounts

December 12, 2015

  • Median assignment length: 26 weeks
  • Professional assignments twice as long as commercial
  • 22% of staffing agencies offer a tenure discount

North America Contingent Buyers Survey: 2015 Full Report

December 10, 2015

  • 450-page compilation of 2009-2015 buyer survey reports

Major US MSP provider acquired by UK firm

December 9, 2015

Bartech Holding Corp., a Michigan-based staffing and MSP provider, has been acquired by UK-based Impellam Group plc for an initial payment of $120 million.


Human cloud developments outpacing the legal & regulatory landscape

December 9, 2015

The human cloud and online staffing have grown faster than regulations can keep up. William Hays Weissman, shareholder with law firm Littler Mendelson, explains what’s behind this gap and suggests some options in a two-part Staffing Stream post.


Dig beyond the technical when choosing a VMS

December 9, 2015

When implementing a vendor management system, some of the more important things to watch might not be the most obvious.


Make your company and suppliers employers of choice

December 9, 2015

If you want to win the talent war, you need to position your organization and even your staffing suppliers as employers of choice.


Pay attention to redeployment & fight the talent wars successfully

December 9, 2015

Don't forget to include existing agency workers in your self-sourcing. Why lose their experience when their assignment ends?                                  


Staking out turf: The human cloud and the IT staffing industry

December 9, 2015

What does the advent of the human cloud really mean for the IT staffing industry? Why does it matter? We talk to experts in the world of work — both in traditional staffing and the human cloud — to find out.