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Featured post: Engaging contingents amid healthcare innovation

February 11 2013

Tom Tisdale, senior vice president of sales at Peoplefluent, discusses the increasing demand for healthcare IT workers and the benefits of managing the contingent workforce through vendor management systems in a new blog post in The Staffing Stream. To read the full post, click here.

The Staffing Stream is a blog where issues, trends and views from all corners of the staffing industry are discussed. Our ecosystem includes a range of thought leaders — such as executives at staffing firms, buyers of staffing services and representatives of industry vendors among others. For more information, go to The Staffing Stream home page here.

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John Hennessy 02/11/2013 05:06 pm

I find it a bit ironic that the author of this advisory tale on how to better manage contingent workers is through a VMS which is exactly the industry segment he represents. At least declare your bias at the beginning of the article rather than at the very bottom of the page where most may not notice. A well run project management organization can oversee the transactions required for a contingent workforce leaving the hiring managers to thoroughly communicate their true needs to their trusted advisers rather than relying on electronic distribution of requisitions. VMS may be a growing method of insulting the managers from direct interaction but it is also resulting in elongated transaction cycles and reduced quality of hire.


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