Supplier management

A contemporary guide: Optimizing your program for 2023, part 1

|January 11th, 2023|

From formal management methodologies to building a community, some ideas to help you structure your program for a successful 2023.
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Growth in new orders slows as talent shortage softens

|November 30th, 2022|

SIA research suggests a loosening labor market, with staffing firms reporting recruiting difficulty decreasing and average sales difficulty increased. Read this and more insight into the suppliers’ environment and how it affects your program.
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Supplier search: Try SIA’s Largest Staffing Firms list

|August 10th, 2022|

As you examine your supplier pipeline to see where changes, additions, consolidations or other shifts might help your contingent workforce program, SIA's Largest US Staffing Firms list can be a great resource of companies that are on solid footing.
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Program visibility critical to enterprise’s success

|July 20th, 2022|

Whatever can be done to create visibility — even if it means allowing maverick spend — will ultimately benefit the overall organization and its shareholder value.
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Sponsored: Changing DE&I mindsets and behavior

|June 29th, 2022|

Insight Global’s director of DE&I discusses common pain points organizations experience in their diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and how to overcome them.
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Disintermediation is driving innovation in CW solutions

|June 22nd, 2022|

As advances lead to ways to bypass staffing firms and even the contingent workforce program entirely, program managers will need to apply and leverage traditional and alternative talent sourcing channels.
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The salary history ban saga

|May 4th, 2022|

Regulations and policies prohibiting inquiries into a candidate’s salary are on the rise. Why contingent workforce programs might not be immune to their impact.
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Supplier buckets: Optimizing your lists made easy

|April 27th, 2022|

Keeping your contingent workforce program’s suppliers engaged and motivated should be your top priority. Grouping your providers by their strengths will lead to more business for them and increase their focus on you.
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Buyer jointly liable for staffing firms’ Covid sick leave violations

|April 27th, 2022|

A California poultry processor and its staffing providers are jointly liable for failure to inform thousands of temps of Covid-19 supplemental paid sick leave, the California labor commissioner says.
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Building real relationships

|April 27th, 2022|

The best relationships between contingent workforce programs and their staffing suppliers are built on long-term investments of time and energy, writes Bristol Myers Squibb’s program director in Staffing Industry Review magazine.
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