Welcome to the weekly news roundup! Below are the top stories we’ve read or shared this week affecting our industry.
Monday: HP chooses Fieldglass’ VMS. (SIA Daily News)
Tuesday: The contingent workforce will double by 2020. Yes, DOUBLE. In only 8 years. (Perfect Labor Storm)
Wednesday: The Randstad Workforce360 Study findings have just been released. Two out of three companies now use contingent labor. (Atlanta Business Journal)
Thursday: Are staffing firms taking the best advantage of the “avoidant economy”? This blog post takes aim at the greatest opportunity the staffing industry has seen in more than 30 years. (The Staffing Stream)
Today: While the current UK labor market is considered fairly flexible and among the best, they are potentially taking more steps to further reduce the red tape around employment laws. (SIA Daily News)
Did we miss anything? Let us know in comments. Have a great weekend, everyone. For those of you attending Staffing Industry Analysts’ CWS Summit, we look forward to seeing you next week!