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The thing about GDPR & getting candidates’ explicit consent

By |June 6th, 2018|

Must staffing firms get explicit consent from a worker before submitting their CV to a client — and if they don’t, do they get paid the intro fee?
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Hackathon winners announced

By |May 16th, 2018|

Two teams take top prize at the CWS Summit Hackathon last month. Collaboration, creativity highlights of the popular event
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Lured by direct sourcing? Pay attention to the risks of going it alone

By |May 9th, 2018|

Many companies are looking to establish their own internal talent pools of contingent staff. However, foregoing the services of a staffing agency can be risky. Here’s how.
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GDPR: The clock is ticking …

By |May 2nd, 2018|

In a little more than three weeks, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect. Are you and your staffing providers ready? A new article in Staffing Industry Review magazine outlines what you need to know when dealing with candidates’ information.
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More firms looking to add SOW; other hot topics at CWS Summit Europe

By |April 18th, 2018|

Growing interest in managing statement-of-work consulting is among the topics on the agenda for next week’s CWS Summit Europe in London.
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Safe data sharing: Avoid the risks by following basic hygiene

By |April 11th, 2018|

Under the GDPR, sharing candidate’s personal data with staffing suppliers opens you up to risk. Follow basic protocols to protect your organization.
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Union goes after buyers for pay violations

By |April 4th, 2018|

UK union calls on government to hold buyers liable for staffing providers’ minimum wage and holiday pay violations.
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H-1B Visa application window opens

By |April 4th, 2018|

The filing period for H-1B visas began Monday for the 2019 federal fiscal year amid continued political turmoil.
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Equal pay for temps

By |March 28th, 2018|

Ontario becomes the first North American jurisdiction to implement such a policy starting April 1.
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Consent and the GDPR: Busting the myth

By |March 28th, 2018|

In a blog post, SIA’s director of legal and regulatory research addresses myths surrounding the issue of consent in terms of Europe’s impending General Data Protection Regulation.