Tag: contingent workforce

2014 Contingent Workforce Trend Alert: Outside-In® Companies Radio Interview

by wpengine on January 9, 2014 in News


Chris Barton of the Outside-In® Companies was featured on the WDEL afternoon news on New Years Eve to discuss trends for jobs and the economy in 2014 with host Allan Loudell. Watch this video to listen to a recording of his radio spot and hear more about the contingent workforce trend for 2014. [iframe width=”560″ […]

Should Santa hire Temporary Elves for his workshop?

by wpengine on December 23, 2013 in Staffing, Workforce


We have all seen the holiday movies that suggest that perhaps it is time for Santa to modernize the factory, get some of his lead elves certified in Six Sigma, or to employ lean manufacturing in his workshop. Gone should be the days of elves singing Christmas carols, eating cookies, and making toys from scratch. […]

The Big 3 — Woes of Managing Temps

by wpengine on October 31, 2013 in Workforce


If your company has adopted a workforce strategy that involves using contingent workers like temporary employees, independent contractors, or freelance workers — you are not alone.  Today, five years after the great recession, leaders feel an ever lingering sense of uncertainty about a full recovery. This doubt leads us to look to alternative strategies to […]

Temporary Staffing: This is Not Your Grandfather’s Workforce

by placers on August 28, 2013 in Staffing, Workforce


Many business leaders are surprised that today’s temporary workforce represents almost 2% of the total US workforce. To achieve those kind of numbers, today’s temps are much more than the secretary and switchboard operators or a staffing company helping you cover for your employees’ vacations. This was so, well, yesterday! Today’s temporary workers span just […]

Placers, CBI Group, and Barton Career Advisors Announce Partnership

by placers on August 5, 2013 in News, Outside-In®


Talent leaders band together under shared, values-based culture Delaware-based talent companies Placers, CBI Group and Barton Career Advisors announced today a new partnership under their shared values-based culture, Outside-In®. The companies will work together under the Outside-In® brand and continue to serve the national marketplace offering recruitment, staffing, and outplacement talent solutions. This partnership unites […]

Placers Announces ‘Agent to the Workforce’ Service

by placers on June 24, 2013 in News, Staffing, Workforce


Members of the Placers team now provide an added advantage in this tight job market: an Agent to the Workforce. Placers is the contingent workforce solutions company that in the 1990s was one of Delaware’s largest employers. Headquartered in Newark, Placers returned to the job scene in 2011 as an Outside-In® partner of CBI Group, […]