Dawn McCartney

Director, Contingent Workforce Strategies & Research

Dawn MsCartney
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Dawn McCartney is the Director of Contingent Workforce Strategies and Research for Staffing Industry Analysts. She has over 13 years of human resource experience working on both the supplier and buyer sides. Her expertise on the buyer side includes contingent workforce policies, procedures, strategies and implementation of contingent workforce programs including VMS selection and supplier selection. She currently utilizes her experience and expertise to provide insight and best practices globally to the CWS Council members. She is also an industry speaker, writer and an instructor of SIA’s CCWP Certification program.

Recent Articles

Change Management: What’s in it for You

March 19, 2014

You may have thought developing and then obtaining an approval to implement a change to your CW program was hard work. But running an RFP, educating and rallying stakeholders, doing your research and due diligence is nothing compared with the work that is required to manage this change in your organization.... More

Defining Quality in Our Ecosystem

October 30, 2013

Quality may seem so difficult to deliver because it means something different to everyone. Here are ways to get on the same page.

Include Counterparts When Taking Your CW Program Global

May 22, 2013

Globalizing contingent workforce programs continues to be a hot topic among CW professionals, yet those who have expanded their programs, and those based in other countries, would advise caution before expanding.

Power Seller

April 1, 2013

Show, Don’t Tell: Following basic values can help you become a preferred supplier.

Cost Correction, Not Savings

February 13, 2013

Instead of focusing on savings, contingent workforce managers should turn their sights on cost corrections: getting the right worker at the right price. Here’s why — and how.

Getting the Candidate You Hired

August 29, 2012

Is that person you are onboarding the same one you interviewed? Surprisingly, for some buyers, the answer is not a resounding yes. 

Going it Alone: Building an Internally Run CW Program

August 17, 2012

  • Tips for building an internally run CW program
  • To mandate or not to mandate?
  • What will your customers expect from your program?

Who Owns the Contingent Workforce? Procurement, HR or both? - July 2012

July 19, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Who should own the contingent workforce - Procurement or HR?
  • Approximately 1 hr