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Adrianne Nelson, CCWP

About Adrianne Nelson, CCWP

Adrianne Nelson, CCWP, is senior director, global membership products, for Staffing Industry Analysts. She has held a variety of contingent workforce management roles with domestic and global operations, client services, sales and implementations with MSP, VMS and staffing companies. She can be reached at anelson (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Make your company and suppliers employers of choice

|December 9th, 2015|

Every week, US employers engage nearly 3 million workers through staffing firms, and that number is growing. Technology and generational changes in the way we work continue to make temporary work attractive to buyers and the workforce alike. If buyers want the best talent,  they need to win these candidates. And that involves positioning your […]

Why keeping tabs on staffing revenue is a smart move

|November 4th, 2015|

As the war for talent heats up, companies are looking for new ways to recruit, onboard and retain top talent. It’s imperative not just to understand what key skills your company needs down the road but also at how the talent marketplace is behaving. This will help you — the buyers of staffing services — […]

Careful what you promise your temp

|October 14th, 2015|

Many professionals come into a company as a contingent worker because they believe it may be a gateway to become part of a company’s regular workforce. Some are into it because they like the flexibility contingent work provides. Whatever their motives, most staffing suppliers and the companies they serve strategically use their brand to recruit […]

A go-to VMS integration reference: Read the experts’ guide to best practices

|September 16th, 2015|

Everyone who’s gone through the process knows integrating any technology is frequently a painful but ultimately rewarding process. As a program manager, what if you had a guide to steer you in the right direction and give you the best practices available for VMS integration? Even better, what if the guide was built and created […]

The million-billion-dollar question: What’s next for the human cloud?

|August 26th, 2015|

There is great interest in the emerging human cloud market for a variety of reasons. The million-billion-dollar-question is what will happen next?

From an economic, social and talent perspective, there is great interest in the emerging human cloud market because of the huge amount of power and choices it brings to talent engagement. The million-billion-dollar-question about […]

Bill Rate Increases? Lower unemployment, regulations herald higher costs for talent

|July 8th, 2015|

In case you missed it, US job openings set a new high in May to almost 5.4 million, the highest level of job openings since December 2000. These jobs were mostly in nondurable goods manufacturing (like clothing, food, etc.) and state and local government. Meanwhile, the job openings rate — a measure of job openings […]

Growing CW usage, big changes in labor market

|June 10th, 2015|

Whatever you call contingent workers — freelancers, consultants, temps, contractors, flex workers or something else — one thing is absolutely apparent: contingent talent use is on the rise and is gaining widespread acceptance as more of the talent chooses this option. The drivers include uncertainty in the business environment, the pace of change, evolving technologies […]

Going global? Do your homework

|April 22nd, 2015|

Many companies today have to satisfy the urge of their customers — internal and external — by expanding their reach globally whether they planned to or not. The same goes for contract labor. Most companies and their partners go global because business demands it, not because they wish to do something incredibly complex and challenging […]

Right partnerships increase your influence

|March 25th, 2015|

We engage partners at many levels, professionally and personally. Sometimes a partnership brings out the best qualities each individual has to offer, sometimes the worst. A typical strategic alliance tends to make us more knowledgeable and broaden our reach and influence. As a buyer of contingent labor you have goals and initiatives that demand partnerships […]

Happy staff make money for you

|March 11th, 2015|

At our Staffing Industry Executive Forum next week, I’ll be leading a panel of experts on why it makes sense to keep employees engaged and happy. Our expert panelists come from a range of small, midsize and large firms in terms of size and experience. While the audience is staffing executives, buyers of staffing firm […]