Supplier management

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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.
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Why your suppliers walked away

By |September 20th, 2017|

Have you lost a valued provider or failed to add one to your list? Suppliers do reject clients. Managing Editor Sharon Thomas writes about reasons why in The Staffing Stream.
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Track your suppliers: The largest US staffing firms

By |July 26th, 2017|

New report showing the 144 largest staffing firms in the US provides buyers with varied options.
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Expediting MSP Contracts

By |June 7th, 2017|

Sometimes the contract process is far too long and painful. How to work with MSPs, lawyers and other stakeholders to make it smoother and more timely.
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Improve the candidate experience

By |June 7th, 2017|

Companies often fail to consider the damage that can be done if contingent candidates aren’t treated with care. Learn what you and your staffing providers can do to ensure a positive experience in a Staffing Industry Review Online Showcase article.
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The smell test

By |May 10th, 2017|

When choosing a supplier or product, journalistic integrity matters. Why and how to verify the veracity of sales pitches, research and other materials.
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Private equity recapitalizes VMS/MSP provider

By |May 10th, 2017|

Private equity firm Harvest Partners acquired a stake in Pro Unlimited, securing a $450 million loan to invest in the VMS/MSP provider.