Jo Matkin

About Jo Matkin

Jo Matkin is the global workforce solutions research director at SIA. She is the analyst and advisor to CWS Council members on global market developments across the entire spectrum of workforce solutions including MSP, RPO, VMS and Total Talent Management.

Shopping around: Both buyers and MSPs want lucrative opportunities

|October 21st, 2020|

After the chaotic first months of the pandemic, buyers are exploring new supplier relationships. Here are three potential factors driving this market activity.

Is now the time to consider RPO?

|September 9th, 2020|

If you have discounted RPO in the past, you might want to take a second look. The economy may be shaky, but it is wise to prepare now for future needs.

Don’t overlook IC compliance and payrolling services when direct sourcing

|August 5th, 2020|

For a direct-sourcing initiative to be successful, the program needs providers for independent contractor compliance and payrolling. How to find the right fit.

Pandemic shift: Your vendors in the new normal

|June 17th, 2020|

As programs transition to the next phase in their pandemic response, the performance thus far of MSPs and suppliers will speak to their future performance. How will your vendors fare?

The Covid-19 effect: Fear leading to progress

|April 29th, 2020|

It may be the anxiety over the virus or a new paradigm due to the unprecedented times, but the pandemic has forced companies and people alike to release their grip on the status quo and try new — and often scary — things.

Into the unknown: The new world of work amid Covid-19

|March 18th, 2020|

From leveraging your network to providing clarity in the chaos, SIA’s Jo Matkin offers guidance for organizations to consider as they continue to feel their way through the rapidly evolving landscape due to Covid-19.

Keeping on top of industry trends – how do your suppliers rank?

|January 29th, 2020|

Are your suppliers investing in innovations/best practices that boost your program’s bottom line? Compare and discuss.

Thinking vision for 2025? Challenge these common CW (mis)conceptions

|January 8th, 2020|

Organizations launching five- and 10-year planning initiatives would do well to be aware of common assumptions that can hinder program success.

TTM: Trendsetters reap rewards

|October 30th, 2019|

While many companies have met with obstacles to achieving total talent management, those that have applied the concepts realize significant benefits.

Avoid MSP buyer’s remorse

|August 7th, 2019|

How to get your relationship with your managed service provider off to a good start — and keep it that way.