Max Messmer of Robert Half International fame once told me, “Matching people with jobs and then placing them at businesses is a worthwhile cause.” He should know. RHI is a $5 billion dollar company. But it’s more than that. Staffing is both a valuable and useful tool. Pick up any book about a competitive global marketplace or business today and a recurring word that leaps out at you is: talent.... More
It’s a question that often comes up in the contingent workforce management world: Which is better to implement first? A vendor managed system (VMS) or a managed service provider (MSP)? The funny thing is it doesn’t matter: The order of implementation is irrelevant. That is the conclusion of a just published research report by Staffing Industry Analysts.
What’s all the brouhaha about vendor neutrality? Historically, it didn’t exist. It’s a concept that evolved in the ’80s and ’90s. But today, customers do care about having a vendor neutral program. Here’s why. There is a fundamental lack of trust that many customers have for their suppliers. One explanation is that companies insist upon vendor neutrality due to their experience with program... More