Bryan Peña, CCWP

About Bryan Peña, CCWP

Bryan Peña, CCWP, is senior vice president, contingent workforce strategies and research. He is an expert on all aspects of flexible staffing programs and strategies, including management issues, MSP models, VMS technology, variable and full-time labor, service program pricing options, contract and labor law, RFx process, and supplier negotiation strategies. He can be reached at bpena (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.
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Back to the future

By |November 7th, 2018|

What’s past is prologue, as Shakespeare wrote. SIA’s Bryan Peña revisits predictions made in 2008 as he looks at what’s ahead for the industry now.
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It’s the role, not you

By |August 1st, 2018|

You want suppliers you can trust, but that takes work on your part as well, both with a critical eye to weed out those who overpromise, but also in fairness and clarity in your own requirements. This elevates your program, vendors and the ecosystem.
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When talent calls the shots

By |June 20th, 2018|

Working with the CWS Council provides key insights into trends and challenges programs face today. Here are a few.
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What got you here, won’t get you there

By |April 18th, 2018|

Forget yesterday’s methods; they won’t bring the same success going forward.
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Moving up: CW managers look for the next level in program improvements

By |March 21st, 2018|

You’ve addressed the big three primary hurdles in contingent workforce management. What should you take on next? Explore the definition of talent that fits into the program.
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Staffing doesn’t have to be a commodity

By |January 31st, 2018|

Suppliers sidelined as mere commodities can polish their services and become valued partners, helping elevate your program.
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Is this the year talent wins the war?

By |January 3rd, 2018|

From MSP offerings to how global expansion is approached, 2018 shows every sign of vast change for the ecosystem. In the end though, it boils down to talent winning the war.
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Recalibrate your worldview, get ready for workforce 2020

By |November 29th, 2017|

Every decision we make may be based on an outdated worldview — which can take us in the wrong direction. It’s time to evaluate our perception of the world of work to ensure we’re ready for the workplace of tomorrow.
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You may not be the SOW savior

By |October 25th, 2017|

Statement of work may be working fine without you, but your involvement can still make a difference. Steps to ensure success when folding SOW into your program.
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Are you comparing apples to oranges? ZAP that approach

By |August 2nd, 2017|

While a common best practice among businesses is to compare their metrics with those of their peers, the process needs to be well thought out or you may find yourself with the wrong data.