Dawn McCartney, CCWP

About Dawn McCartney, CCWP

Dawn McCartney, CCWP, is vice president of Contingent Workforce Strategies Council 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.

Death of the foosball table: What’s your employer brand proposition now?

|August 26th, 2020|

With many perks no longer viable amid the pandemic, it’s time to adopt a new approach to your employer brand proposition.

Getting quality talent on board – creatively

|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.

Datamining: Provide customization, show value

|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.

Is that contingent from a subcontractor? Why it matters.

|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.

‘Honest’ feedback, please

|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.

Incomplete missions in 2017? Make them part of your 2018 program roadmap

|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.

Contact policy: It’s all about how you implement

|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.

What’s in it for me?

|August 23rd, 2017|

Is the change you’re considering necessary for your program? Make sure you can justify it to your stakeholders.

Don’t fire your suppliers — Update SLAs

|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.

Come aboard!

|June 21st, 2017|

How to convince HR to become involved in the contingent workforce management process.