Dawn McCartney

Director, Contingent Workforce Strategies & Research

Dawn MsCartney
dmccartneySPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Dawn McCartney is the Director of Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research for Staffing Industry Analysts. She has over 13 years of human resource experience working on both the supplier and buyer sides. Her expertise on the buyer side includes contingent workforce policies, procedures, strategies and implementation of contingent workforce programs including VMS selection and supplier selection. She currently utilizes her experience and expertise to provide insight and best practices globally to the CWS Council members. She is also an industry speaker, writer and an instructor of SIA’s CCWP Certification program.

Recent Articles

Taking the First Step: A Live Case Study in Global Contingent Work Deployment - April 2014

April 17, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Learn the steps to successfully implement a solution for tracking your global non-employee workforce
  • Understand the benefits of tracking all non-employees with a single technology solution
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

To SOW or not? What every program manager should know

August 6, 2014

Here are a few things that should be considered before going live with a statement-of-work program management initiative.

Retiring? Not so fast, say employers

July 2, 2014

As companies face critical skills shortages, they are looking at ways to engage their most valuable resource: their skilled, retirement-age workers.

Background Checks: Best Practices in Managing Liability in the U.S.

May 2, 2014

  • Overview of EEOC guidance and FCRA requirements
  • Relevant case law provided
  • Appendix discusses impact on contingent workforce management

Thought Leadership Webinar: Best Practices for Directly Sourcing Former Employees, Retirees, and Other High-Talent Contractors - August 6 2014

August 6, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Learn best practices for directly sourcing former employees, retirees and other high talent contractors
  • Legal perspective and valuable tips revealed
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Change Management: What’s in it for You

March 19, 2014

You may have thought developing and then obtaining an approval to implement a change to your CW program was hard work. But running an RFP, educating and rallying stakeholders, doing your research and due diligence is nothing compared with the work that is required to manage this change in your organization.... More

Defining Quality in Our Ecosystem

October 30, 2013

Quality may seem so difficult to deliver because it means something different to everyone. Here are ways to get on the same page.

Include Counterparts When Taking Your CW Program Global

May 22, 2013

Globalizing contingent workforce programs continues to be a hot topic among CW professionals, yet those who have expanded their programs, and those based in other countries, would advise caution before expanding.

Power Seller

April 1, 2013

Show, Don’t Tell: Following basic values can help you become a preferred supplier.

Cost Correction, Not Savings

February 13, 2013

Instead of focusing on savings, contingent workforce managers should turn their sights on cost corrections: getting the right worker at the right price. Here’s why — and how.