Companies alter contingent workforce programs to achieve a custom fit
By Leslie Stevens-Huffman
When it comes to managing a contingent workforce, one size doesn't fit all. Through trial and error, companies have created customized programs or modified off-the-rack models to achieve their first-generation objectives. But just when domestic staffing suppliers and expenditures seem firmly under control, companies face a new set of challenges, forcing them back to the drawing board.
Companies can adapt their current programs to meet emerging challenges by understanding the benefits and drawbacks inherent in each program structure and the possible variations. ...