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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.

George Floyd’s death: Microsoft, Nike, Uber and other staffing buyers respond

|June 3rd, 2020|

Microsoft Corp., Amazon, Nike Inc., Uber Technologies Inc. and more are among the staffing buyers speaking out publicly as protests continue in the US over the killing of a black man, George Floyd, by a white police officer in Minneapolis. 
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Think before you pivot: Outsourcing challenges abound amid Covid-19

|May 20th, 2020|

Organizations may move toward outsourcing as a strategy, but it’s not going to be an instant shift in response to the current situation. What they need to consider.
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Shifting gears: Contingent workforce operations post-Covid

|May 6th, 2020|

While CW programs rapidly adjusted to the Covid-19 lockdowns, the post-pandemic return will require a more measured and prudent approach.
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Peek behind the curtain: How staffing firms are meeting the challenge

|April 29th, 2020|

Although the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent shutdowns have introduced unprecedented challenges for those companies providing firms with talent, it has also created opportunities for them to help their contingent workforce buyers.
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EEOC adds ‘Return to Work’ advice to employers’ Covid-19 guidance

|April 22nd, 2020|

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission added to its technical assistance publication addressing questions arising under the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws related to the Covid-19 pandemic. 
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Stay on top of your game while working from home

|April 15th, 2020|

CW managers are challenged to support several different stakeholders, locations and more while working from home. How to maintain your and your staff's morale.
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A new rapport: Covid-19 brings buyers closer to MSP and VMS providers

|April 8th, 2020|

The business disruptions wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic have bolstered the relationships between staffing buyers and their MSPs and VMS providers, creating a stronger supply chain.
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The imposed working-from-home reality

|April 1st, 2020|

The pandemic is forcing organizations to rethink work-from-home policies — including contingents. Some key points of concern.
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Pay attention

|March 25th, 2020|

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act was signed by President Trump last week. While it is mostly aimed at direct employees, contingent workforce programs should carefully review it for possible responsibilities.
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Covid-19: Best practices for keeping contingents safe while complying with the law

|March 18th, 2020|

As workforce managers battle to keep organizations operating, it is imperative to examine practices and review contracts while also complying with government rules and regulations.
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