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Survey: Crowd Sourcing a Second Job for Many

December 22, 2011
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Crowd sourcing can involve breaking up a large task such as validating data or translation into many small tasks and farming them out to numerous workers online instead of hiring a single worker or small number of workers to do the single large task.
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Blockbuster Settles Sex Harassment, Retaliation Suit for $2 Million

December 16, 2011
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The alleged incidents took place in 2004 and 2005, according to the EEOC. They involved seven female temporary employees, four of whom are Hispanic.
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IBM Announces Vendor Management System Acquisition

December 15, 2011
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The acquisition is part of the company's 'Smarter Commerce' initiative begun in March 2011 and aimed at helping companies respond to shifting customer buying patterns.
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Caterpillar Sees Climb in Flex, Full-Time Workers

October 24, 2011
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Full-time, traditional employment at Caterpillar rose 18.7 percent to 121,513 workers at the end of the third quarter.
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Hudson Reorganizes, Names New Officers

October 20, 2011
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The consulting firm also named Tracy Noon as chief people officer and Steve Zales as chief knowledge officer.
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Special Report on Contingent Staffing: Flexibility Reigning

October 4, 2011
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As the U.S. unemployment rate hovers around 9 percent, the contingent staffing market is booming with a half-million jobs added over a 12-month period.
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The Hot List: 2011 Temporary Staffing Providers

October 3, 2011
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Listed in alphabetical order. Published October 2011.
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Successful Staffing Strategies

September 26, 2011
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Staffing firms and corporate human resources executives offer their best practices on developing a contingent labor strategy.
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