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Amid low unemployment, Census begins contingent recruiting for 2020

By |October 10th, 2018|

The US unemployment rate is its lowest level in decades and staffing firms report hiring difficulties, but the US government moves ahead with a massive recruiting project.
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Change management: Explain the why

By |October 10th, 2018|

When employees don't understand why a change is happening, they resist it. An article in the Harvard Business Review shares some key steps to get them on board.
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Introducing the 2018 CW Program Game Changers

By |September 26th, 2018|

Staffing Industry Analysts profiles 48 professionals from around the world who have elevated and shaped the contingent workforce management industry.
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NLRB publishes proposed joint-employment standard

By |September 19th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board moved last week to tighten its joint-employer standard. The new rule would mean fewer businesses would be considered joint employers.
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Creating a level playing field for new forms of work

By |September 19th, 2018|

As ways of working evolve, Europe needs to continually adapt legislation and social protection schemes to accommodate them, says Michael Freytag of the World Employment Confederation-Europe.
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Your CW penetration rate matters

By |August 15th, 2018|

With increased contingent worker usage comes more complex demands on CW programs. Whether it's the entire organization that is highly contingent or select functions, program owners need to know.
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Supplier diversity matters

By |August 8th, 2018|

Achieving diversity is tricky, but attaining it brings many tangible benefits, including making one’s program — as well as the company overall — more attractive as an employer.
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Benchmarks: CW program swings to HR ownership

By |August 1st, 2018|

According to Staffing Industry Analysts’ most recent Workforce Solutions Buyer Survey, HR now owns more of the CW programs than procurement.
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NPS power: When perception creates reality

By |July 25th, 2018|

Net Promoter Scores may seem like little more than a beauty contest, but the results reveal the true value of a program, and can themselves drive further adoption and success.
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Beyond punishments: Energizing staffing partners with carrots

By |June 27th, 2018|

Most programs have penalties in place to address poor staffing partner performance. But what about incentives to reward those that go the extra mile?
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