Kersten Buck has extensive domestic and global experience in the Staffing and Human Capital Management Industry. Her expertise includes Sales, Operations, National Accounts, Outsourcing Solutions, Consulting, Global MSP Services, and Implementation. 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 and successful supplier participation. Her experience with independent contractor and global compliance has given her a unique perspective in addition to her hands on experience implementing global MSP programs. 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.
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.
5 September 2012
Once the new kids in town, Statement of Work (SOW) consultants are no longer something that programs are just talking about. SOW is here and gaining significant traction across programs of varying sizes and shapes. They are being included in more and more programs, creating the need to look at relevant... More
22 August 2012
Demand for contingent workforce managers is growing, and as they come and go to new positions, they bring with them the drive and need for further education ans kills in this strategic role.
1 August 2012
Contingent workforce programs are graded on a variety of metrics. But does scoring well in time-to-fill, cost savings and the like automatically mean your program is a success?
11 July 2012
As spend on statement of work arrangements continues to grow, companies need to understand why that is in order to determine whether folding SOW into their program is the right move.