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Staffing Firms Among 750 Sued in Ensemble Chimes Global Bankruptcy Case

January 12, 2010
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Ensemble Chimes at one time was the largest vendor management system before filing for bankruptcy in January 2008 shortly after its parent company, Axium International Inc., abruptly ran out of money and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
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Laying the Groundwork for HR Outsourcing

January 12, 2010
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The second decade of HRO begins with a much more balanced perspective of outsourcing and a clearer understanding of its strengths and limitations. But if the promises of outsourcing are to be achieved, there are a few important considerations that should guide its use. Successful outsourcing begins with internal processes, including HR transformation, pragmatic scoping of the HR outsourcing project, gap analysis and change management.
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Employment Law Its Not a Matter of Time

January 5, 2010
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While term limits in contingent staffing are pervasive, confusion persists about what value they really add to the companies that use them. In this article, I discuss the costs and benefits of term limits and explain some common misconceptions about them.
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University Study Says Temps Not Trapped

December 22, 2009
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Temporary employees received about 15 percent more in pay per hour than traditional employees. However, quarterly earnings tend to be lower for temporary workers.
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Division of Staffing Firm Kforce Faces Suspension by Feds

December 22, 2009
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The Department of the Interior’s concerns relate to Kforce Government Solutions’ involvement in helping draft requirements for a statement of work for a project that it was later awarded.
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European Agency Approves Adecco Acquisition of MPS

December 18, 2009
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Adecco announced its offer to buy MPS in October for $13.80 a share in a deal valued at $1.3 billion.
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Feds Allege Pennsylvania Staffing Firm Stockpiled Visas

December 15, 2009
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International Personnel Resources Inc. submitted work visas using randomly selected names from a Mexican phone book, according to the federal criminal lawsuit. The firm also requested more immigrants than needed and forged clients’ signatures, the suit says.
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Businesses Tap Into Staffing Firms for Holiday Help

December 4, 2009
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The holidays are here, and it’s typically a very busy time for staffing companies.
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Its a Wrap Holidays and Staffing

December 4, 2009
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Many staffing companies don’t take much of a break during the holiday season. Others shut down for a half-day the day before or after the holiday as well. And there are some that shut down the whole week between Christmas and New Year’s because it’s typically a slow time.
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