Trends

Why direct sourcing is worth exploring — now

|January 15th, 2020|

As CW programs mature, finding new ways to add value becomes more challenging. But with quality talent already in their own back yard, buyers are realizing this sourcing channel is ripe for the picking.

Total talent shift: HR, procurement come together to accommodate talent preferences

|January 15th, 2020|

As workers take part in multiple sourcing channels — including using staffing firms as well as online platforms — some CW programs are embracing a cross-functional approach to talent acquisition.

Total talent continuum: Understand and leverage all its parts

|January 8th, 2020|

Talent shortages, combined with workers’ increasing appetite for less traditional ways of working, are prompting organizations to think more holistically about how they source, develop and retain talent — contingents, employees and even robots.

Global expansion: A studied approach

|December 4th, 2019|

“Big-bang” has its place, but for expanding your program worldwide, a methodical approach may be your best bet.
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Supplier consolidation: An art form, not science

|November 20th, 2019|

Too many suppliers lead to inferior service and candidate quality and leading programs are taking heed.

Enticing talent: Build a brand that creates ‘raving fans’ among your contingents

|November 6th, 2019|

As the talent shortage continues, enterprises must make a concerted effort to create a compelling contingent worker value proposition. In other words, why should high-quality contingents work for you?
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Building of a model

|October 30th, 2019|

Brian Snarzyk, principal with PwC, discusses the development of the company’s marketplace connecting independent talent to opportunities at the company.
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Why you should use diversity in your program to create a great talent pool

|October 23rd, 2019|

Diversity is a hot topic with staffing firms and their customers. Understand how to explain diversity and what its benefits are.
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Technology evolution boosts hiring processes

|October 16th, 2019|

Tech advancements will enable “quicker and slicker” services for CW programs, writes Senior Editor Craig Johnson in the Staffing Stream.
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Tomorrow’s world of work: SIA tips

|September 25th, 2019|

Key takeaways from SIA’s CWS Summit and Collaboration in the Gig Economy conferences held earlier this month in San Diego.
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