Recent Updates

Key elements help control your program, define its future

June 18, 2014

Planning for the unexpected is an important element of the contingent workforce (CW) program management practice. Here are some key elements you need to control. 

Temp deaths lead to OSHA citations against buyers/suppliers

June 18, 2014

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week announced citations against two buyers and five staffing firms in two separate incidents that led to temp fatalities. 

Thousands across Europe sign freelancers’ manifesto

June 18, 2014

Thousands of freelancers have signed an EU-wide campaign calling for decision makers to recognize and back the independent labor market, in what they claim represents a clear message to the new European Parliament.

Nominate the stars of the staffing industry

June 18, 2014

Do you know somebody striving to reinvent the world of work — and is succeeding? Are you working with an individual who changed the way you think about work arrangements? If so, Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram invites you to nominate him or her for the 2014 Staffing 100 list. Read... More

The flexible consultant turned explorer

June 18, 2014

How many hats do you expect your contingent workers to wear? A former Olympic wrestler-turned-consultant describes a common occurrence that shows how a consultant's role can change unexpectedly. Do you keep up with the changes?

Staffing career success is a conscious choice — Staffing Stream

June 17, 2014

Traci Fiatte, group president of Randstad Staffing, writes about career success in staffing in The Staffing Stream.

Aequor acquires healthcare staffing firm

June 17, 2014

Aequor Healthcare Services, a healthcare staffing firm based in New Jersey, acquired Royal Care Medical Staffing Inc. 

Accountable acquires Arizona healthcare staffing firm

June 17, 2014

Accountable Healthcare Staffing Inc. entered into a referral agreement with healthcare staffing firm AZ Nurses Choice.

Maxim Healthcare names president, CFO, VP of national sales

June 17, 2014

Maxim Healthcare Services Inc. named William “Bill” Butz as its president and announced Raymond Carbone will replace Butz as CFO. 

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Best (and worst) decisions made by contingent workforce managers

June 12, 2014

  • The most common “best decision” among buyers, by a large margin, was adopting VMS or MSP.
  • Contingent workforce organization and control was a recurring theme in the “best decision” responses.
  • The most common "worst decision" was “allowing local branches/managers to exercise... More