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The big squeeze: 2021 has been volatile for some wages, bill rates, Part 1

Many contingent workforce programs are seeing explosive bill rates as workers of various types command higher wages. Here’s a look at the landscape.
|November 17th, 2021|Comments Off on The big squeeze: 2021 has been volatile for some wages, bill rates, Part 1

Easing the talent crisis? Work visa spouses gain automatic authorization

The Biden administration and immigration attorneys reached a settlement that allows spouses of some foreign workers in the US to automatically get work permits or extensions.
|November 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Easing the talent crisis? Work visa spouses gain automatic authorization

Sponsored: Moneyball – How analytics can help your program hit a home run

Contingent workforce programs can get so much more out of their data than they currently do. Monument Consulting's director of business intelligence and analytics discusses the industry’s approach to data analysis, supplier scorecards and Moneyball.
|November 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Sponsored: Moneyball – How analytics can help your program hit a home run

California announces stipulated judgment against Amazon over Covid notifications

California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced a stipulated judgment requiring Amazon.com to end labor practices that he said concealed Covid-19 case numbers from workers.
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Benchmarks: Quits, ghosting, conversions and more

At what rates do temps decline an offer? Accept an offer but don’t show up? An SIA report highlights key candidate flow benchmarks.
|November 17th, 2021|Comments Off on Benchmarks: Quits, ghosting, conversions and more

Meet the 2021 Global Power 150 — Women in Staffing

Introducing the women whose work to uplift the $445 billion global staffing industry has by extension helped contingent workforce programs navigate the continuing global pandemic.
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No CWS 3.0 next week

Your next issue of Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 will be delivered Dec. 1 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
|November 17th, 2021|0 Comments

The market reigns: Why staffing is not evil

With the pandemic calling into question staffing and contingent workforce programs’ business models, SIA’s Frank Enriquez examines what buyer organizations can do to control costs while working with staffing firms to procure high-quality talent.
|November 10th, 2021|Comments Off on The market reigns: Why staffing is not evil

Vaccine mandate, while stayed, still looms

The Emergency Temporary Standard for the Covid-19 employer vaccine mandate has been stayed by a federal court, but employers should be preparing to comply in the event the stay is lifted and the rule goes into effect.
|November 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Vaccine mandate, while stayed, still looms

Buyers expect to consolidate supplier pools, increase contingent share

Diversity supplier programs and supplier consolidation rank as top workforce strategies in 2021 while contingents comprise 20% of workforce, according to a report from SIA.
|November 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Buyers expect to consolidate supplier pools, increase contingent share