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.
September 30, 2015
Program management is an evolving phenomenon. Attending industry events like the CWS Summit and Solutions Forum helps your company stay competitive.
August 5, 2015
Developing or modifying a contingent workforce program can be a painful experience that requires detailed planning. That becomes even more the case when you want to fold in statement-of-work or project services spend.
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.