Stephen Clancy

Director, Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research

Stephen Clancy

Stephen Clancy possesses over 25 years of experience in the HR and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services marketplace as a market research analyst, marketing consultant, industry speaker, writer and developer of BPO solution partnerships. Before joining Staffing Industry Analysts, he held executive roles at SourceRight Solutions, the workforce solutions division of SFN Group. As Vice President at SourceRight Solutions, Clancy developed and sold business process outsourcing solutions (RPO & MSP) to Fortune 1000 companies. He developed multi-million dollar outsourcing engagements with leading industry organizations such as Verizon, Grainger, Citrix and Kodak. These workforce solutions delivered multifaceted enhancements for these organizations over three to five year contract periods. Before joining SourceRight, Clancy was a member of Gartner’s Worldwide IT Services Group as a principal analyst and research program director with a focus on outsourcing, alternative channel support and IT services. Clancy holds a B.S. in Finance from the University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth and a Black Belt and Master Certificate in Six Sigma from the University of Villanova. Clancy is a past Member of the Southeastern Massachusetts University Board of Trustees.

Recent Articles

Service-Level Agreements Can Drive Program Success

19 February 2014

Service-level agreements (SLAs) are a fairly standard part of contracts today in contingent workforce (CW) program management, but they need to be used in the right way to get the most out of them.

How to Mitigate Risk — Smartly

29 January 2014

The fact is that risk exists when using a contingent workforce, but it can be mitigated safely and effectively with strategy, sound policy and judgment. Here’s how to prepare.

Where’s the Beef in SOW Management?

18 December 2013

Much of the talk at contingent workforce conferences today is about integrating statement-of-work (SOW) engagement management into the traditional managed service program, but what level of services is available?

Program Maturity: Preparing for Critical Mass

13 November 2013

As the contingent workforce approaches critical mass, are programs capable of making a strategic contribution? 

Branding: What’s in a CW Program Name?

30 October 2013

Branding is a key factor in a program’s success. A strong brand can usher adoption and growth, while a weak one can drag an otherwise promising program down. 

Challenging the Myths of Co-Employment

16 October 2013

One of the important goals of the Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program is to establish a common understanding of strategic issues, such as co-employment, which is misunderstood by many.

Current Events Highlight Potential Program Risks

17 July 2013

Recent front-page headlines shine a spotlight on real contingent workforce risks that can have costly consequences to a company. 

… 5, 4, R, P, O

24 April 2013

Over the last five years, more and more buyers of staffing services have been drawn to the model, but there is still confusion around what the term recruitment process outsourcing means. We show you why it’s not for everybody, and how it means different things to different companies.

Integrating Contingent Workforce Management with Strategic Workforce Planning

3 August 2012

  • Descriptions of six building blocks in creating a strategic workforce plan
  • Actions you can take to align CW management with strategic WF planning
  • Results of interviews with buyers, staffing suppliers, and VMS providers

Destination RPO

1 February 2012

Recruitment process outsourcing is an appealing option for staffing firms. Here’s what you need to know before jumping in.