Last week’s CWS summit clarified a few things for those in the contingent workforce management space. One big take-away for me was that one size does not fit all. There is no right... More
Between the two primary departments that manage contingent labor — procurement and human resources — it is commonly perceived that procurement is the tougher one, constantly cutting... More
The Talent Acquisition Technology (TAT) environment is boiling over with innovation. And online/video interviews may now be the most “visible” and hottest area.
It used to be that the staffing industry at best was considered a middleman. At worst a necessary evil. Popular media love the image of the staffing industry as the big bad wolf screwing... More
The VMS approach to “contingent workforce” supply chain management is a well-established trend throughout many segments of the staffing industry. This concept of supplier... More
They are the new kids on the contingent block: Interns. Back in April 2010, the Department of Labor decided that interns were employees and had to be paid. From that moment on,... More
There is rising awareness among staffing firms and contingent workforce buyers on the subject of what SIA is calling "online staffing." As with many emerging developments,... More
Buyers of staffing services want to shave costs. And I am not talking about a specific buyer. I hear this all the time from both suppliers and buyers themselves. Lowering costs around... More