Recent Updates

Identify SOW engagement patterns: manage spend, drive performance

June 4, 2014

Seen as the next pocket of value, statement-of-work (SOW) is a hot topic among HR and procurement professionals. Here, we discuss engagement patterns for SOW and how understanding these patterns can help manage SOW spend and drive performance. 

Use readiness tools to accelerate program expansion

June 4, 2014

Readiness tools can go a long way to help a program manager achieve the organization’s expansion initiatives.

Here a SOW, there a SOW. Everywhere a ...

June 4, 2014

The contingent workforce of the future will likely include more statement-of-work contracts, according to a recent survey of buyers. 

Acquisitions, rumored deals, more options for buyers

June 4, 2014

Two acquisitions were announced this week, the latest in a series that are signaling the dynamic nature of the industry. Buyers are facing a market that is evolving. 

Tech groups boycott IBM, Infosys, Manpower over hiring practices

June 4, 2014

Three U.S. tech worker groups have launched a labor boycott of IBM, Infosys and ManpowerGroup, saying the companies have engaged in a pattern that discourages U.S. workers from applying for U.S. IT jobs by tailoring employment ads toward overseas workers. PCWorld reports on the boycott here.

More Contingents, Fewer Temps

June 4, 2014

Buyers are bullish about increasing their future use of higher-skilled contingents, but what kinds? Global Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram digs into what they have to say and what it means for program managers and their suppliers in The Contingent Blog. 

SIA Conference: Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit Las Vegas

June 4, 2014

Join hundreds of your contingent labor program managers at the 10th annual CWS Summit, coming to the Mirage Hotel & Casino October 8-9. Gain valuable strategies that forward your company’s mission as well as best practices and real-world solutions. Author and consultant Marcus Buckingham,... More

How HR Can Make the Most of your Contingent Workforce Program - May 2014

May 29, 2014

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • How HR and procurement professionals can successfully work together to build tomorrow's contingent workforce
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Use of online staffing

May 28, 2014

  • Awareness of online staffing is growing rapidly
  • Actual use of online staffing remains very low
  • Interest in future use of online staffing spiked in 2014

Online Services Platforms: Can they work?

May 28, 2014

  • Online Services platforms belong to a unique category in the SIA Human Cloud Platform taxonomy, alongside (and sometimes overlapping with) Online Staffing and Crowdsourcing platforms
  • In Online Services, businesses (wherever they are) purchase a specific service offered by the platform; the platform... More