Christopher Paden

About Christopher Paden

Chris Paden, CCWP, is the senior director of contingent workforce strategies and research for SIA, with primary responsibilities supporting the CWS Council for the Americas and focused on benchmarking best practices and providing advocacy for the industry. He can be reached at cpaden (at) staffingindustry (dot) com.

Hi-tech leaps revolutionize how CW programs operate

|July 29th, 2020|

Technology solutions have been reshaping how we build and operate our contingent labor programs and how we view the workforce. The impact of evolving technology on our ecosystem.

Direct sourcing: Don’t overlook ICs as a talent pool

|June 10th, 2020|

How to accommodate stakeholders’ requests for independent contractors without treating them like staff aug.

Changing the paradigm: Using direct sourcing to deliver Covid-19 solutions

|April 22nd, 2020|

Organizations have applied direct-sourcing concepts and functions to quickly mobilize their workforces, track and redeploy displaced workers, and even solve new problems with existing skills and resources.

Slicing and dicing your direct-sourcing initiative

|March 4th, 2020|

With the right approach, a direct sourcing initiative will drive cost savings, enable your organization to take ownership of your brand, create efficiency in sourcing and improve worker quality. What you need to know.

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.