Supplier management

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Changing Tides: Denials, revocations, unprecedented delays on H-1B visas

By |June 19th, 2019|

Obtaining temporary work visas for highly skilled foreign workers become increasingly difficult under President Trump. Firms now also report problems with keeping existing visas as well as decision delays.
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Creating diversity in your contingent labor pool

By |May 22nd, 2019|

Diversity hiring and inclusion are top-of-mind for many organizations, yet the contingent labor pool and supply chain are often overlooked as potential sources of diversity spend when developing strategy.
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Trim down: An excessive supplier pool is a poor program strategy

By |May 8th, 2019|

Failure to achieve program goals and objectives can be attributed to a weak staffing supplier strategy. Here’s how, and what strong programs do.
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Beware asking suppliers to help meet affirmative action goals

By |April 24th, 2019|

Staffing firms are not allowed to source, screen, recruit or hire based on protected status to meet client companies’ federal contracts obligations. But they can help in other ways, writes an attorney in Staffing Industry Review.
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Helping your suppliers stand out

By |April 10th, 2019|

A scorecard process reveals commonly missed metrics, and a program manager shares how suppliers can up their game — as well as how the program can improve — in Staffing Industry Review.
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Feds publish final rule on H-1B visa process, delay new electronic system

By |February 6th, 2019|

USCIS published a final rule that brings changes to the H-1B visa process, including a registration process and a change in the selection process.
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Contract clauses: Your suppliers might start pushing back

By |November 28th, 2018|

Attorney George Reardon writes about some of the most unfair — and detrimental — clauses that have made their way from purchasing into staffing contracts.
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Back to the future

By |November 7th, 2018|

What’s past is prologue, as Shakespeare wrote. SIA’s Bryan Peña revisits predictions made in 2008 as he looks at what’s ahead for the industry now.
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Transforming the quarterly business review

By |October 31st, 2018|

There’s a new QBR in town. How is it different from the old? Replace quarterly with quality and think strategic, long-term improvements.
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SIA’s Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms list announced

By |October 3rd, 2018|

To be successful, contingent workforce programs must have at their back high-quality suppliers. One way to measure a staffing firm is by its growth trajectory. The 2018 list of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms comprises 94 companies that have posted solid growth over a five-year period.
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