Trends

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More sophistication not always better

By |June 14th, 2017|

While programs strive to reach higher levels of maturity, it may be time to evaluate whether your organization is ready for that.
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Beyond Data

By |June 14th, 2017|

Contingent workforce buyers and suppliers have always kept an eye on metrics, but now machine learning aims to automate and speed up the analysis of data. Senior Editor Craig Johnson writes in Staffing Industry Review’s Online Showcase why it’s important to keep up to date.
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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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VMS: New horizons

By |May 24th, 2017|

Beeline and IQNavigator made waves in the ecosystem last year when they announced their merger. Six months in, CEO Doug Leeby tells Staffing Industry Review about the market response and how the game has changed from three VMS global players to two.
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Work visas: Let the states decide

By |May 24th, 2017|

An immigration policy analyst opines about a US senate proposal that would allow states to develop work visas based on their own economic needs. Read more in MarketWatch.
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Overcome resistance to change

By |May 17th, 2017|

Change efforts have a failure rate of 50% to 75%. Sally Blount and Shana Carroll of the Kellogg School of Management discuss identifying those in resistance and how to converse with them to improve your effort's chances in Harvard Business Review.
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Speak the lingo

By |May 17th, 2017|

Did acronyms and language barriers cause Rome's fall? Perhaps not, but speaking different languages can wreak havoc on a program and business relationship. Jon Osborne, VP of strategic research, discusses the launch of Staffing Industry Analysts' new Lexicon website in The Staffing Stream.
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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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Temp-to-perm conversion ratio

By |May 10th, 2017|

The conversion ratios of contingent to directly employed are a key metric in managing your workforce. CW managers North America, EMEA and APAC share what percent of staffing firm temps are converted to W-2 workers.