Adrianne Nelson, CCWP

About Adrianne Nelson, CCWP

Adrianne Nelson, CCWP, is VP of solutions delivery 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.

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 […]

Check job titles, descriptions, to bring in better talent

|February 25th, 2015|

In a previous role, I helped companies build rate cards for their contingent workforces. This undertaking involves gathering and scrubbing a huge amount of data, addition to determining rate thresholds, supply and demand for given skill sets, pay rate rationalization and obtaining end-user buy in. This was important in order to track the contingent workers […]

Plan to grow your contingent workforce? Understand its components first.

|January 28th, 2015|

Temporary staffing in the US is expected to grow 6% in 2015 according to the U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast by Staffing Industry Analysts. Buyers reported 18% of their workforce was contingent in 2014 and projected 20% will be contingent in 2016.

Other industry experts agree the US economy in general is poised for growth despite lingering […]