I t’s time again for our weekly roundup, a way for us to keep clients and followers well informed about important industry information and happenings that could affect their business.

This week in the industry…

Beeline Shows Strongest Growth Amongst Vendor Management System Providers in SIA’s 2013 Landscape Report for the Second Year in a Row (via The Wall Street Journal)
“Beeline, global leader in flexible workforce solutions, announced it showed the strongest growth among top Vendor Management System (VMS) providers in Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2013 VMS/MSP Landscape Report for the second year in a row. This report, one part of Staffing Industry Analysts’ three-part annual survey, highlights providers and trends in the evolution of flexible workforce management…”

5 Workforce Management Oversights that Brazil Won’t Overlook (via The Staffing Stream)
“As companies start to expand into new markets abroad, however, many of them are finding that the rules are sometimes more complicated than they are at home, and they can face serious consequences for breaking them. Brazil, with its heavy emphasis on strong worker protections, has been one of the most common examples of these types of pitfalls, at least for companies that come in unprepared…”

Managing SOW Through VMS Delivers Better Results (via The Staffing Stream)
“VMS analytics and reporting have the power to turn even the most cynical CIO into a believer… And when it comes to bundled statement-of-work (SOW) contracts, most procurement professionals could use a little bit of help… The challenge for procurement is to clearly demonstrate the benefits of aligning your SOW projects with other proven procurement processes —and that’s where the right VMS can help.”

That’s it for this week. Be sure to bookmark the Beeline blog to stay informed about the industry trends and findings.

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