Apr. 15, 2014 | 0 Comments0 Comments

For this month's post on our upcoming anniversary, we decided to shine the spotlight on just a few of our peers celebrating their 15th year in business as well. We're proud to be among these wonderful companies who made their mark in 1999. 

Fieldglass 15 anniversary graphic

Apr. 11, 2014 | 0 Comments0 Comments
Weekly Wrapup

Permanent Hiring of Temporary Workers is Picking Up
The use of temporary workers has grown in Buffalo, New York, increasing by 20 percent from 2010 to 2013. In addition, more and more of these temp workers are being turned into full-time resources. (via Bloomberg Businessweek)

Nurse Leaders Survey: Quality Most Important When Working With Staffing Agencies
A new survey of nurse leaders has found that quality of labor is the most important factor for healthcare organizations that work with staffing agencies. Cost was the second top concern. (via Staffing Industry Analysts)

Apr. 7, 2014 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Last week Fieldglass participated as a sponsor and presenting attendee at the SIG Global Sourcing Summit in Nashville. The folks over at SIG (Sourcing Interests Group) chose a great location and venue for the event, with perfect spring weather and accommodations close to everything downtown Nashville has to offer. For me, it was a wonderful break from the never-ending Chicago winter!

Apr. 7, 2014 | 0 Comments0 Comments
More and more companies are seeking out best practices for flexible workforce program expansion. eBay, Inc.’s Anita Scott and Teradata’s Rich Smith shared their experiences in a recent webinar titled, “A Go-To Guide to Global VMS Deployment: Best Practices from eBay and Teradata,” with additional insight from Staffing Industry Analysts’ Bryan Pena. As a Fieldglass account manager who has overseen a number of global expansions, I presented some of my own thoughts and best practices. 
Apr. 4, 2014 | 0 Comments0 Comments
A new bill is being considered in California that would protect temporary worker rights. If passed, California would be one of the first states to hold companies who utilize temporary labor responsible for wage and safety violations. (via ProPublica)
According to the German Federal Statistics Office, temporary unskilled workers have had their wages increase at twice the average rate at 2.9 percent, making temporary worker pay more in line with that of permanent workers. (via Staffing Industry Analysts)