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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

Katherine Alvarez is an associate editor for Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at kalvarez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Total talent shift: HR, procurement come together to accommodate talent preferences

|January 15th, 2020|

As workers take part in multiple sourcing channels — including using staffing firms as well as online platforms — some CW programs are embracing a cross-functional approach to talent acquisition.

Total talent continuum: Understand and leverage all its parts

|January 8th, 2020|

Talent shortages, combined with workers’ increasing appetite for less traditional ways of working, are prompting organizations to think more holistically about how they source, develop and retain talent — contingents, employees and even robots.

CW trends that will continue to impact your program, part 2

|January 2nd, 2020|

In our last issue, we highlighted six trends that have taken CW programs to new heights. Here are five more.
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Trending in 2019: Developments that will impact your CW program

|December 18th, 2019|

2019 was a year of a host of developments, from chatbots to the California IC status test to talent pools. Here are a few trends that have taken CW programs to new realms.
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The supplier business review: Hello quality, goodbye quarterly

|December 11th, 2019|

With performance data more readily accessible and frequently updated than it used to be, it’s time to reevaluate the structure and perhaps even the frequency of your business review meetings.
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Global expansion: A studied approach

|December 4th, 2019|

“Big-bang” has its place, but for expanding your program worldwide, a methodical approach may be your best bet.
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Supplier consolidation: An art form, not science

|November 20th, 2019|

Too many suppliers lead to inferior service and candidate quality and leading programs are taking heed.

Managing your brand: Contingents are quick on the social media draw

|November 13th, 2019|

Companies require a compelling employer brand for the contingent workforce as well as to traditional staff. Any point of contact can set their impression in stone — and be broadcast on social media. What you need to know.
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Enticing talent: Build a brand that creates ‘raving fans’ among your contingents

|November 6th, 2019|

As the talent shortage continues, enterprises must make a concerted effort to create a compelling contingent worker value proposition. In other words, why should high-quality contingents work for you?
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Get your supplier to be your advocate

|October 30th, 2019|

In today’s economy it’s about getting the right person on the job. Getting your suppliers’ attention in critical to building that partnership. Tips from the trenches.
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