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Frank Enriquez

About Frank Enriquez

Frank Enriquez, CCWP, is senior manager of contingent workforce strategies and research, the Americas. He can be reached at fenriquez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

The gig worker opportunity despite hurdles

|April 20th, 2022|

Despite the headaches their use may cause contingent workforce program managers, gig workers provide significant benefits, and programs would do better to find a way to engage them.
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The value of competitive bidding in SOWs

|March 16th, 2022|

Competitive bidding, while incredibly challenging, offers significant value to statement-of-work programs. All stakeholders from the engagement manager to the service provider stand to gain. Here's how.
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Common mistakes that can torpedo your program

|February 2nd, 2022|

Just as important as what contingent program managers should do to ensure their programs evolve and improve are actions to avoid. Here are 10 mistakes that can hurt program success.
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The market reigns: Why staffing is not evil

|November 10th, 2021|

With the pandemic calling into question staffing and contingent workforce programs’ business models, SIA’s Frank Enriquez examines what buyer organizations can do to control costs while working with staffing firms to procure high-quality talent.
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The six-second time-to-fill

|August 25th, 2021|

Once a pie-in-the-sky concept, landing a worker in mere seconds is all but a reality. How it’s possible and how your program can benefit.
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Driving forces behind staff aug misclassification

|June 9th, 2021|

In sorting out why roles that should be classified as staff augmentation are set up as statement of work and/or other risky engagement classifications, some common themes have emerged.
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Buyers versus ICs: Who will win?

|April 28th, 2021|

There is a tug of war happening between workers wanting to be independent contractors and enterprises wary of engaging them. How buyers stand to lose if they don’t let the workers win.
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Dissatisfied with your MSP/VMS? Bots to the rescue

|March 24th, 2021|

VMS and MSPs consistently score low with contingent workforce programs, but the program itself might be partially to blame. Implementing a bot strategy may help them and you.
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SOW: Determine where you can add value to your projects

|February 3rd, 2021|

Some steps to get your management of SOW to a mature level where you can begin to remove those blind spots. Build a fence around areas of intended focus.

Allow the MSP to work for you, reap the rewards

|December 22nd, 2020|

MSPs historically earn low scores from buyers. They can add more value. Allow your MSP to do more for your program and watch stakeholder satisfaction grow.