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Dawn McCartney, CCWP

About Dawn McCartney, CCWP

Dawn McCartney, CCWP, is senior director of contingent workforce strategies and research for Staffing Industry Analysts. Her extensive buyer-side experience includes contingent workforce policies, procedures, strategies and implementation of contingent workforce programs including VMS selection and supplier selection. She can be reached at dmccartney (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.
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Getting quality talent on board – creatively

By |June 6th, 2018|

With unemployment rates at record lows, programs must get creative to deliver their core directive: the right talent at the right time for the right cost.
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Datamining: Provide customization, show value

By |April 25th, 2018|

You have the tools to capture vast quantities of data, but are you using the reporting features to their fullest potential? This can help quantify your value.
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Is that contingent from a subcontractor? Why it matters.

By |February 28th, 2018|

In such a competitive candidate market, suppliers need to get creative to find talent. If that creativity results in subcontracting, it may increase your program’s risk.
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‘Honest’ feedback, please

By |January 31st, 2018|

In order to improve your program, you need all stakeholders to be truthful. Providing the forum to encourage forthrightness will take some work, but is necessary, and worth it.
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Incomplete missions in 2017? Make them part of your 2018 program roadmap

By |November 29th, 2017|

Most companies have a formal performance review process that includes self-reflection on the part of the employee. Such a process can be applied at the program level to help map out the coming year.
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Contact policy: It’s all about how you implement

By |October 4th, 2017|

Whether to allow contact between suppliers and engagement managers can be successfully argued either way. But it doesn’t have to be all-or-nothing.
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What’s in it for me?

By |August 23rd, 2017|

Is the change you’re considering necessary for your program? Make sure you can justify it to your stakeholders.
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Don’t fire your suppliers — Update SLAs

By |July 26th, 2017|

Before assuming the worst when suppliers seem to be performing poorly, consider how the program’s needs may have evolved from the initial service-level agreement.
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Come aboard!

By |June 21st, 2017|

How to convince HR to become involved in the contingent workforce management process.
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When ROI is beyond $

By |May 24th, 2017|

Continuing to deliver value with your contingent workforce program by delving into what matters most to the stakeholder.