Program policies and management

Fine-tune your risk management strategy to stay competitive

|November 18th, 2020|

Even as programs continue to grapple with the fallout of Covid-19, they must prepare for future risk events by establishing and executing a deliberate risk mitigation strategy.

Safe background screening in a Covid-19 world

|November 18th, 2020|

While the pandemic has created obstacles to background-check processes, companies still must comply with the law. Here are ways to keep your company compliant while engaging the right talent quickly.

Sponsored: Connecting the dots

|November 18th, 2020|

For a diversity initiative that actually makes sense, run it like a business. HireTalent CEO Ashish Kaushal talks about that and other learnings from a report he commissioned SIA to produce on the future of diversity and inclusion.

The danger of program complacency

|November 11th, 2020|

Contingent workforce program owners must continually assess the needs of their internal customers and reinvent the make-up of their service. Otherwise, stagnation sets in and dissatisfaction rises.

State voters decide on IC status, minimum wage and marijuana usage

|November 4th, 2020|

The US presidential election remains undecided, but more was at stake in Tuesday’s election at the state level. Voters weighed minimum wage and marijuana usage, while independent contractor usage got a boost in California.
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Remote work broadens the talent pool. How it can work in your favor

|November 4th, 2020|

Remote work may alleviate the talent shortage by expanding buyers’ access beyond their own locations. Other challenges arise from this, however, requiring buyers to develop a strategy to manage remote contingents.
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Looking to shape up your supplier pool? Identify suppliers via SIA lists

|November 4th, 2020|

As programs explore altering their supplier pipelines, they can look to Staffing Industry Analysts’ reports to identify firms that can be a fit for their needs, such as the Largest US Staffing Firms list, released recently.
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In good faith: Developing an effective and compliant diversity initiative

|October 28th, 2020|

Pursuing diversity requires flexibility. Affirmative action goals established should be flexible targets, not rigid quotas, maintains the DOL’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance. How to approach developing an initiative.
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Apprenticeships: A key to growing your own talent

|October 28th, 2020|

Dearth of qualified workers? Consider adding apprenticeships to your talent wheelhouse to develop the skills you need.
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Sponsored: Your source to the best talent

|October 28th, 2020|

What working moms can do for your CW program amid Covid-19 and beyond. The Mom Project shares how organizations can become more diverse, equitable and inclusive.
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