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Katherine Alvarez

About Katherine Alvarez

Katherine Alvarez is a writer for Staffing Industry Analysts. She can be reached at kalvarez (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Technology will rock the core of employment: Summit keynote

|September 11th, 2019|

The very essence of work itself is on the brink of change, and industry leaders will be called upon to lead through the cycles ahead.
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Elevate, evolve, empower: CWS conference is next week

|September 4th, 2019|

Attendees of the 15th Annual CWS Summit North America will engage in case studies, topical sessions and networking opportunities — garnering actionable insights to help drive their CW programs forward.
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Moving SOW into your CW program, smartly

|August 28th, 2019|

Lack of transparency into SOW puts your organization at risk. What to consider as you pursue incorporating services procurement into your CW program.
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Senators propose bill to protect franchisors from joint-employer liability

|August 21st, 2019|

Legislation has been introduced that would protect franchisors from joint-employer liability for employment law violations.
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A compelling talent resource

|August 14th, 2019|

An SIA report highlights a business model that enables employers to tap into a much broader and diverse network of suppliers for those hard-to-fill roles.
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Know the largest US staffing suppliers

|August 7th, 2019|

Trying out new staffing firms can be an effective supplier management strategy. CW managers can look to SIA’s annual list of the largest staffing firms in the US to explore options.
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Chicago passes ‘most sweeping’ scheduling-predictive ordinance in the US

|July 31st, 2019|

Chicago passes the “fair workweek” ordinance, which entitles some contingents to two weeks’ notice of schedule changes. Further, extra hours must be offered to existing part-timers and then certain existing temporary workers before others.
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Temps prefer permanent work, see contingent assignments as bridge

|July 31st, 2019|

Temporary workers overwhelmingly expect to focus more on traditional full-time work during the next decade and less on contingent work, according to an SIA report.
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Want C-suite buy-in for your program? Choose your words carefully.

|July 24th, 2019|

If your program is struggling to gain support from the C-Suite, examine the language and touch points used to garner executives’ attention.
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Today’s CW managers dealing with multisourcing channels, legal flux

|July 17th, 2019|

The role of the contingent workforce manager is vastly different from that of prior years, and still continues to change. Some sourcing strategies and legal challenges today’s program managers are tasked with.
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