Adrianne Nelson

Director, Global Services

Adrianne Nelson

Adrianne Nelson is the Director of Global Services for Staffing Industry Analysts. She has over 20 years of experience in staffing, VMS/MSP management and client services. Adrianne draws on her expertise in contingent workforce and hospitality management to ensure that the entire contingent workforce ecosystem realizes the maximum value from our research. She is a reputed speaker and writer for industry associations and publications. She has held a variety of contingent workforce management roles with domestic and global operations, client services, sales and implementations with MSP, VMS and staffing companies in addition to management roles with Hyatt Hotels. Her expertise includes contingent workforce program implementation, strategy and management.

Recent Articles

A go-to VMS integration reference: Read the experts’ guide to best practices

16 September 2015

What if you had a guide to steer you in the right direction for a successful VMS integration?

The million-billion-dollar question: What’s next for the human cloud?

26 August 2015

There is great interest in the emerging human cloud market for a variety of reasons. The million-billion-dollar question is what will happen next? 

Bill Rate Increases? Lower unemployment, regulations herald higher costs for talent

8 July 2015

Are you ready to pay more for your contingent workforce? Tacking onto the inevitability of increases due to the ACA mandates, shrinking unemployment rates put workers in a better position to command higher rates.

Growing CW usage, big changes in labor market

10 June 2015

With contingent talent on the rise, companies that don’t make an effort to engage non-employee workers will face challenges as the competition for talent grows tougher. 

Tested strategies for contingent workforce engagement

15 May 2015

Contingent worker engagements are varied and complex. Requests, sourcing, selection, onboarding, assignment management, offboarding, payrolling and independent contractors. Do you know what the tested strategies and best practices are when it comes to these critical areas?  

Going global? Do your homework

21 April 2015

Often, programs find themselves needing to expand their footprint globally due to market pressures and not advance planning. Regardless, they need to do their homework before moving forward.

Right partnerships increase your influence

25 March 2015

A typical strategic alliance tends to make us more knowledgeable and broaden our reach and influence. Are you using your alliances with your providers to their fullest potential?

Happy staff make money for you

11 March 2015

Buyers stand to benefit greatly if their provider is a best place to work. Here's why.

Check job titles, descriptions, to bring in better talent

25 February 2015

Job titles tend to vary even within the same organization, but it’s important to program health that they be standardized. Here’s one way to tackle it. 

Plan to grow your contingent workforce? Understand its components first.

28 January 2015

Buyers are projecting to increase the size of their contingent workforces. Are you among them?