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Christopher Paden

About Christopher Paden

Chris Paden, CCWP, is the former senior director of contingent workforce strategies and research for SIA.

Vetting new suppliers? Take control of the process

|May 1st, 2024|

A strategic approach to processing requests and evaluating potential vendors can maximize the end results.
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Who picks up the tab? Options beyond the supplier-funded model

|February 7th, 2024|

As dominant funding models start to lose appeal, organizations should consider the advantages of these other approaches.
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Top CW technologies to consider in 2024

|December 13th, 2023|

A timely look at how to plan next year’s technology roadmap and which technologies to examine.
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Determining program ownership: The case for other functions

|November 8th, 2023|

There’s no single right way to decide. Sometimes finance, IT or your program management office are better suited than HR or procurement.
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Determining program ownership: The case for procurement

|October 25th, 2023|

There is no single right way to determine program ownership. When CW programs require structured cost management and a focus on control and oversight, procurement may be the best solution.
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Determining program ownership: The case for HR

|October 11th, 2023|

There is no single right way to determine program ownership. Human resources and procurement each bring a strong case to the table. Here are the strengths of HR.
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Economic change is coming: 3 trends to watch

|August 23rd, 2023|

From finding stabilized rates to prioritizing initiatives, we highlight emerging trends that will help you respond to economic shifts.
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Stand out: How to elevate your contingent workforce program

|June 28th, 2023|

Certain components help elevate programs to the level of a competitive differentiator. What areas should you consider to bolster the contingent workforce function at your organization?
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Why direct sourcing solutions succeed

|May 10th, 2023|

Members of SIA’s CWS Council advisory team discuss what programs should have in place to make their direct sourcing initiatives successful.
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Why direct sourcing solutions fail

|May 3rd, 2023|

Despite its popularity, organizations’ direct sourcing efforts often have been underwhelming. Why your solution might not live up to expectations.
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