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Read about industry trends, market analyses and key observations of the contingent workforce industry

Outsourcing: a business strategy to improve access to talent and new technology

With a rapidly changing business environment, driven by new technologies, business leaders can no longer afford to view outsourcing as…

Recruitment Agencies – is it time to adapt?

As the move to a more flexible workforce increases – Is focusing solely on permanent positions a risky recruitment business?…

Asia’s war for talent spurs contingent workforce expansion

The rapid development of technology has changed the nature of work in many industries, and businesses are having to play…

The Digital Evolution of the Contingent Workforce Supply Chain

While perusing the latest news on Contingent Workforce thoughts, I ran across Andrew Karpie’s excellent piece on Digital Evolution. I…

Workforce Solutions Ecosystem

A recent Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) webinar introduced the concept of a “Workforce Solutions Ecosystem” as a means to describe, define and illustrate the…

Power to the people!

Big data is a powerful tool – but only in the right hands. Asking Kevin Spacey to play the ruthless…

Australia plans to relax entry for foreign workers

Australia is reviewing its skilled migration programme to make it easier for foreign workers to enter the country. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s…

The Future of work: Freelancing

There is no such thing as a job for life anymore. The age of “just in time” production has given…

Labour mobility under ASEAN 2015 integration seen as limited

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), a single common market of ASEAN countries, is expected to be created by 2015. It…

Public Liability and Worker Compensation in Southeast Asia

At CXC Global, we work with many different types of businesses and business sectors to assist them with compliance in…

Trends in payroll and human resources in ASIA in 2015

Wages will rise and so will inflation… Asian economies are growing and this combined with monetary easing by central banks…

FATCA’d by the United States Internal Revenue Service

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which came into force after several months of delay on 1st July, 2014,…

“Reform for Indonesia Under Joko Widodo”

Most Indonesians are celebrating the efforts of their new president, Joko Widodo. As a career politician, he has been instrumental…

Asia’s Job Leaders and Laggards

Asia has weathered the global financial crisis better than its western counterparts, and the long-term economic outlook for the region…

Singapore’s Fair Consideration Framework

Proper Human Resource (HR) due diligence is crucial for firms entering the markets of Southeast Asia. Ignorance and underestimating the…

Asian labour laws – a minefield for the unwary

In Asia, varying stages of economic and social development necessitate different local labour laws. In Indonesia and China, authorities are…