Kersten Buck has extensive domestic and global experience in Staffing and Contingent Workforce Management. She has held executive positions in Sales, Operations, Outsourcing Solutions, Consulting, IC Compliance, Global MSP Services, and Implementations. Her hands-on practice in translating client needs to operational solutions resulted in programs with measurable results and continued improvement in reducing cost and increasing program adoption with successful supplier participation. Kersten provides strategy and analysis for both the staffing supplier and buying needs of those looking at high end outsourcing, and contract services to support Contingent Workforce Management.
26 March 2014
We constantly hear about the war for talent and talent shortages, and that’s becoming a global discussion point. But sometimes, we make the process more difficult on ourselves by keeping talent pools separate based on where we get them.
12 February 2014
Now that the contingent workforce has become a valued part of organizations, they are looking at whether the mix of those workers is appropriate.
15 January 2014
The beginning of the year means it’s time to review your goals from the previous year and evaluate your contingent workforce program’s performance according to those goals. Here are the most important steps to consider when planning for your New Year supplier/partner evaluations and goals.
11 December 2013
What is on the minds of suppliers as they look ahead to 2014? Here are some common themes that are ever present in our discussions with them.
9 October 2013
Buyers are becoming more and more interested in statement of work arrangements. Here are some of the top reasons why.
26 June 2013
With more and more companies pitching solutions to designed to attract, engage and retain talent using technology in new ways, the way contingent workforce managers and their staffing suppliers approach recruiting will need to change.
12 June 2013
While U.S.-based staffing providers tend to expand globally in response to their customers’ needs, it is the U.S.’s economic recovery that is leading European firms to consider expanding to the U.S.
13 February 2013
Taking CW programs global has been a priority for a few years now, and some companies that have gone through it are sharing their experiences for others to learn.
6 February 2013
Data from recent Staffing Industry Analysts surveys show spend going through VMS/MSPs has slowed after rising for several years. Is this a trend or just a bump in the road?
19 December 2012
Given the end of the year, economy and all the buzz about a blended workforce, contingent workforce managers should measure what they have accomplished in 2012, how their program has contributed to the company, and what they hope to accomplish next year.