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.
May 13, 2015
Some think it would be easiest to apply one set of rules to all stakeholders in the program, but such a stance could hinder your program's success.
April 22, 2015
In the early days of VMS/MSP, CW managers mandated no contact between suppliers and engagement managers. But what made sense then no longer suits program goals, and policies will need to evolve in order to succeed.
March 26, 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.
February 12, 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.
January 15, 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.
December 11, 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.
October 9, 2013
Buyers are becoming more and more interested in statement of work arrangements. Here are some of the top reasons why.
June 26, 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.
June 12, 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.
April 17, 2013
As companies turn to payrolling firms to manage their self-sourced contingents, they and their providers need to develop effective management strategies and tools.