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.

Are you comparing apples to oranges? ZAP that approach

|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.

Total talent management: Meaningless chatter or vital?

|July 19th, 2017|

The concept of TTM is important as an acknowledgment that talent is more than an expense line and can be a true competitive differentiator when properly leveraged.

When your supplier fires you

|June 21st, 2017|

As contingent workforce management has matured, suppliers are increasingly in a position to be more choosy in whom they work for. Don’t be the one to get fired.

The smell test

|May 10th, 2017|

When choosing a supplier or product, journalistic integrity matters. Why and how to verify the veracity of sales pitches, research and other materials.

The next big thing

|March 29th, 2017|

Technological advancements don’t tend to go away. A new wave of tools promise even more evolutions in workforce solutions. Welcome it.

Take a page from Disney

|March 1st, 2017|

How the famous park’s curated experience can be applied to your program.

Agent of change

|February 1st, 2017|

How to drive a new initiative to successful launch and adoption.

Evolving from the supplier-funded model

|January 18th, 2017|

The days of “free” MSPs are numbered, and that’s a good thing for your program.

Preparing for an uncertain future

|December 7th, 2016|

After a tumultuous 2016, here is what program managers can do to ensure their programs are ready to face an uncertain 2017.

The dreaded RFP

|November 2nd, 2016|

Getting the most out of an imperfect process to make the best decisions possible for your organization and suppliers.