Direct sourcing

Direct-sourcing best practices: Ways to reach business goals

|November 9th, 2022|

Best practices and shared learnings from organizations that are improving access to talent and helping reach business goals through the direct sourcing of contingent workers.
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’Tis the season to speed your hiring processes

|November 2nd, 2022|

With mega retailers coming in for the lion’s share of already scarce talent, contingent workforce programs need to speed up their hiring. Here are ways to trim the delays.
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Lessons from the 2022 CWS Summit

|October 5th, 2022|

SIA’s CWS Council team members discuss the most noteworthy trends to emerge from the CWS Summit North America, held last month in Dallas.
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Benchmarks: Direct sourcing platform pricing

|September 21st, 2022|

Half of all reported contracts use pay rate percentage for the pricing model, according to SIA’s “Direct Sourcing Platform Landscape” report.
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Benchmarks: How much do staffing firms typically charge for direct hire?

|April 6th, 2022|

The most common direct hire fee is 20% of salary, with 42% of staffing firms reporting that level of fee, according to research by SIA.
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Going viral: When an engagement manager does not know how to manage a contractor

|February 2nd, 2022|

An independent contractor’s account of a client demanding he deliver beyond the scope of his contract went viral recently. A Staffing Stream blog post discusses how such situations could prove to be costly headaches for the enterprise organization and the program manager.
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Benchmarks: World spends $4.4 trillion on contingent work

|January 12th, 2022|

Businesses spent $4.4 trillion on contingent labor globally in 2020, roughly 61% of which was on independent contractor services and 9% on workers through staffing firms.
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Top advisory insights of 2021

|December 15th, 2021|

SIA’s analysts and CWS Council advisory team provide — through CWS 3.0 — their insights to help program managers keep their organizations compliant and competitive.
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2021 in review: Big trends in CW management

|December 8th, 2021|

The past year has been another unprecedented one for the workforce solutions ecosystem. Here's a recap of some of the most important events and impacts of 2021.
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Direct sourcing? Let the robots do the posting

|November 10th, 2021|

An article in Staffing Industry Review magazine discusses programmatic job advertising and a report that programs can use to determine the relative merits of this more sophisticated candidate sourcing method.
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