Trends

D&I: Real progress or just talk?

|July 1st, 2020|

Amid Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement, employees and candidates are evaluating company policies and responses. Focus on driving real change or lose talent.

Cost-savings imperative is driving execs to eye SOW

|July 1st, 2020|

Amid the economic fallout of the pandemic, the C-suite will be looking for areas within their organization to capture more cost savings. The CW program can deliver via a focus on SOW arrangements.

Into the unknown: The new world of work amid Covid-19

|March 18th, 2020|

From leveraging your network to providing clarity in the chaos, SIA’s Jo Matkin offers guidance for organizations to consider as they continue to feel their way through the rapidly evolving landscape due to Covid-19.
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A look into the crystal ball: CW trends for 2020, part 2

|February 26th, 2020|

SIA analysts identify six more trends that could impact your contingent workforce program in 2020.
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Keeping on top of industry trends – how do your suppliers rank?

|January 29th, 2020|

Are your suppliers investing in innovations/best practices that boost your program’s bottom line? Compare and discuss.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.