Program policies and management

Fair chance hiring: An innovative approach to talent acquisition

|February 1st, 2023|

Hiring today requires new strategies. From finding workers to bolstering DE&I metrics to building a brand recognized for having a positive impact within its community, fair chance hiring initiatives warrant a look.
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Adding SOW? Broadcast its value to get enthusiastic support

|February 1st, 2023|

Incorporating statement-of-work engagements into your contingent workforce program can be met with resistance. By frequently communicating the value proposition, you can turn reluctant stakeholders around to program adopters.
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Unfair labor practice charge filed against Google, staffing firm

|February 1st, 2023|

The Alphabet Workers Union, which represents contingent and directly employed workers at Google, filed an unfair labor practice charge against Google’s parent company and its staffing subcontractor.
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IC roundup: Think tank calculates misclassification costs

|February 1st, 2023|

The Economic Policy Institute calculated the cost of independent contractor misclassification to workers and recommended government action to combat the issue. A healthcare benefits services firm and a bakery face fines involving ICs and temps.
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California sheds light on pay data reporting for contingents

|January 25th, 2023|

The California Civil Rights Department published an FAQ on the state’s pay data reporting law, which requires employers to disclose information on their contingent and contract workers.
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Project critical: Assessing the importance of your contingent workers

|January 18th, 2023|

No one should be irreplaceable, but engagement managers will often deem a contingent worker essential to their project. How to assess them and plan for their possible departure.
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A contemporary guide: Optimizing your program for 2023, part 2

|January 18th, 2023|

In a continuation of last week’s article, we offer additional ideas to help you structure your program for a successful 2023, such as embracing total talent and diversifying your workforce.
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A contemporary guide: Optimizing your program for 2023, part 1

|January 11th, 2023|

From formal management methodologies to building a community, some ideas to help you structure your program for a successful 2023.
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Monitoring remote contingent workers

|January 4th, 2023|

We discuss how CW program managers should approach this delicate process. Best practices include sharing information with the workers.
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SOW T&M: A symptom of voracious rogue spend

|January 4th, 2023|

Securing contingent talent through SOW engagements based on time and materials is a bad idea. Here are some minefields to watch out for.
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