Supplier management

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Program expansion: Think big, start small

By |February 14th, 2018|

Be careful what you wish for. Even when taking a staged approach, a program change effort can still become overwhelming. So take an even more measured approach.
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‘Honest’ feedback, please

By |January 31st, 2018|

In order to improve your program, you need all stakeholders to be truthful. Providing the forum to encourage forthrightness will take some work, but is necessary, and worth it.
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Turning the tide

By |January 17th, 2018|

With slowed usage rates, expect RPO providers to evolve their service offerings. How they may leverage technology to do so.
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Is this the year talent wins the war?

By |January 3rd, 2018|

From MSP offerings to how global expansion is approached, 2018 shows every sign of vast change for the ecosystem. In the end though, it boils down to talent winning the war.
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Start 2018 right: Resources to achieve program success

By |January 3rd, 2018|

Start the new year out right with the latest resources from SIA, guaranteed to make you and your program smarter as you begin 2018.
  • Forecast

In two years, the pay rate will be …

By |December 20th, 2017|

When it comes to talent, market rates change frequently and without notice, so don’t place forecast estimates too highly when evaluating supplier bids.
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The unemployment squeeze

By |December 6th, 2017|

Are your providers being squeezed by the low unemployment levels — and will you be paying more to accommodate their increased recruiting costs? The Daily Inter Lake reports on staffing firms’ challenge to find and place workers.
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Incomplete missions in 2017? Make them part of your 2018 program roadmap

By |November 29th, 2017|

Most companies have a formal performance review process that includes self-reflection on the part of the employee. Such a process can be applied at the program level to help map out the coming year.
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When ‘me, too’ leads to complaints by or against a contingent worker

By |November 8th, 2017|

What your staffing supplier and you should be doing if a sexual harassment complaint involving a contingent worker comes to light.
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Why SIA’s Who’s Who lists matter to your program

By |November 8th, 2017|

Editor and Publisher Subadhra R. Sriram discusses the benefits to the ecosystem of our Staffing 100, Best Staffing Firms to Work For, and other lists. Nominations are open now. Why you should recommend your top providers.