Program policies and management

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‘Centers of excellence’ for contingent labor

By |June 13th, 2018|

Move over HR and procurement, there is a third option for program sponsorship
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Your most important tool: “No”

By |June 13th, 2018|

Too often, program owners inherit obligations or are asked to commit to new ones without having the proper tools to deliver. Beware when taking on baggage in this way.
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Getting quality talent on board – creatively

By |June 6th, 2018|

With unemployment rates at record lows, programs must get creative to deliver their core directive: the right talent at the right time for the right cost.
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The thing about GDPR & getting candidates’ explicit consent

By |June 6th, 2018|

Must staffing firms get explicit consent from a worker before submitting their CV to a client — and if they don’t, do they get paid the intro fee?
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NLRB confirms plans to revisit joint employment standard

By |June 6th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board confirmed to lawmakers it will revisit its joint employer standard by summer, this time using rulemaking procedures.
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Et Tu? #MeToo claims in the contingent program

By |June 6th, 2018|

When sexual harassment or assault allegations involve contingent workers, programs and their staffing providers need to work together to ensure the investigations are handled properly, writes an attorney in Staffing Industry Review magazine.
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More than the bottom line: What drives SOW management ROI?

By |May 23rd, 2018|

When developing an SOW management program business case, it is critical to define what drives an initiative’s return on investment. And when it comes to folding statement-of-work management into your CW program, it’s important to know how those drivers differ from staff augmentation. Here’s what to consider.
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Hackathon winners announced

By |May 16th, 2018|

Two teams take top prize at the CWS Summit Hackathon last month. Collaboration, creativity highlights of the popular event
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Proactive collaboration: Because accidents do happen

By |May 16th, 2018|

Whether manmade or a force of nature, accidents happen. Be prepared for the inevitable system failures by learning from the past. SIA's Peter Reagan, CCWP, explains in The Staffing Stream.
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Staffing buyer issued $139,684 in fines following temp worker fatality; staffing firm $12,934

By |May 16th, 2018|

The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a construction company and its staffing provider after a temporary employee suffered a fatal worksite injury.