Supplier management

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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.
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SOW management: The hidden value proposition

By |October 25th, 2017|

Project management knowledge is a key, but not commonly employed, statement-of-work management initiative practice.
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New Illinois law adds burden to suppliers, buyers

By |October 25th, 2017|

Last month, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a bill imposing additional requirements on staffing firms. Employment law attorneys explain what it means.
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Contact policy: It’s all about how you implement

By |October 4th, 2017|

Whether to allow contact between suppliers and engagement managers can be successfully argued either way. But it doesn’t have to be all-or-nothing.
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These are the champions

By |October 4th, 2017|

Contingent workforce managers form teams to test their mettle, compete to solve hypothetical scenarios.
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Are your suppliers’ subcontractors on the up-and-up?

By |October 4th, 2017|

A LinkedIn program manager puts suppliers on notice that programs like hers are watching to ensure their subcontractors remain compliant and treat their workers well in Staffing Industry Review.
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Direct sourcing: Being compatible with staffing providers

By |September 20th, 2017|

With prudent CW program management, direct sourcing would be just another arrow in the program’s talent-sourcing quiver, not the death knell of the productive staffing relationships.