Contingent & Temporary

Here’s Why Snagajob Rebranded Itself as Snag

“People aren’t looking to snag-a-job, anymore,” said Snag CEO Peter Harrison. “They’re looking to snag-a-shift.” Reminiscent of Snapchat shortening its name to Snap and telling the world it’s more than just disappearing messages, 18-year-old Snagajob is rebranding itself Snag, attributing the…

Forecast: Temp Hiring to Pick Up This Quarter

After slowing for four consecutive quarters, demand for temporary workers is predicted to increase in this first quarter of the year. The Palmer Forecast released this week says temp staffing should increase by 4.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis over…

Expansion of VMS, MSP Prompts Acquisition

Large employers with high seasonal and temp hiring needs used to be the primary users of VMS and MSP services. That began to change more than a decade ago, as companies, witnessing the explosion of contract developers and others by…

Temp Bill Rates Predicted to Rise This Year

Temp labor reached new heights last year as employers ratcheted up the use of contract workers, ending the year with 2.8 million temp employees, a 7.9 percent increase for the year. Staffing firms added jobs at an average of 16,875…