Subadhra Sriram's Blog

Eight CW Changes to Look Out For in 2013

As 2012 draws to a close, the editorial team and I sat down to review the year and help you get started on the right foot in 2013. And no we are not dispensing the usual advice how to lose weight or have a better work life balance. Here’s a sneak peek into what 2013 will bring for you – contingent workforce managementwise.

Expect increased prices. Staffing Industry Analysts forecasts a 6 percent... More

All Hail the Contingent Workforce

Last week, Bryan Peña declared 2012 as the year of the customer.. I respectfully disagree. I declare 2012 as the year of the contingent workers themselves.. This also goes against the Chinese Five Element Astrology Calendar, according to which 2012 is the year of the dragon. But with apologies to Bryan Peña and the Chinese Zodiac, this CW species deserves a shout out. Here’s why.

Beat the Holiday Rush with Temps

Given the current 7.8 unemployment rate, it should be a breeze finding seasonal workers to man the cash register, help with sales or other holiday projects that need assistance..

But it’s not. Employers are having trouble finding people to fill these jobs.

If you’re one of those employers sweating the need for seasonal workers, look no further-- supplying seasonal workers is a huge business for staffing... More