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You Ask/We Answer: What do staffing buyers think about VMS?

August 1, 2014

Staffing firms’ concerns with vendor management systems are well-known. But what do staffing buyers think about VMS?


August Jobs Report

August 1, 2014

  • The US economy added 209,000 jobs in July
  • Temporary Help Services added 8,500 jobs in July
  • The unemployment rate remains virtually unchanged, at 6.2%

North American News Report July 2014

August 1, 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labor markets in North America.
  • Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data.

Lack of a change management strategy can derail program; act now

July 30, 2014

One of the most material components of program management is the ability to drive change in an organization. While there are many paths to execution one can take — issuing mandates, soft selling, etc. — there a few core elements that can change your organization for the better.


Start caring about mobile recruiting; you could be losing the best candidates

July 30, 2014

This year, nearly a quarter of the world's population will be using smart phones, and many of them will be accessing the Internet primarily with them. Organizations need to keep up in order not to lose great candidates.


ManpowerGroup head optimistic about German staffing industry despite proposed legal changes

July 30, 2014

The managing director of ManpowerGroup Germany is optimistic for the German staffing market, but is critical of potential legislative reforms that limit the use of contingent workers. 


Engaging contingents: You're convinced, but are workers?

July 30, 2014

Staffing firms had to sell buyers on the benefits of the flexible workforce. Now that you’re on board, the focus shifts to the workers. Are your firms representing you in the best light, asks Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog.


Felony charges for falsified time sheets

July 30, 2014

Two temps face felony charges for submitting fraudulent time sheets to a New York state agency through their staffing providers. Do you have processes in place to prevent fraudulent time sheets from being approved? Talk to your staffing firm.


How to recover from a bad RPO relationship

July 30, 2014

Just because a prior recruitment process outsourcing relationship didn’t work out for your organization doesn’t mean you can’t find success with another. Amy Caswell, strategic director for Seven Step RPO, explains how in The Staffing Stream.


SIA webinar replay: The promise of integrated talent acquisition management solutions

July 30, 2014

This webinar replay takes a look at the latest trends in the evolving integrated talent acquisition management solution.