Program policies and management

The Baker’s Dozen: CW program cost management practices and initiatives, part 1

|May 12th, 2021|

There are numerous cost management practices available to CW programs. Here is a “baker’s dozen” list of cost management initiatives being executed in the marketplace today.
Comments Off on The Baker’s Dozen: CW program cost management practices and initiatives, part 1

Buyers versus ICs: Who will win?

|April 28th, 2021|

There is a tug of war happening between workers wanting to be independent contractors and enterprises wary of engaging them. How buyers stand to lose if they don’t let the workers win.
Comments Off on Buyers versus ICs: Who will win?

Help contingents manage burnout and stress

|April 28th, 2021|

Burnout and mental stress can affect the contingent workforce program, with reduced productivity putting projects at risk. How program managers can help.
Comments Off on Help contingents manage burnout and stress

The future of work is now

|April 21st, 2021|

The pandemic brought tomorrow’s world closer, said SIA’s Peter Reagan during the CWS Summit Europe this week. Here are some ways the pandemic affected the ecosystem and how you can be better prepared.
Comments Off on The future of work is now

Washington state mandates temp training, buyer/provider coordination

|April 21st, 2021|

A new law in Washington state, meant to prevent injuries to temporary workers, requires increased communication between staffing agencies and worksite employers to close safety and training gaps, Washington State Wire reports.
Comments Off on Washington state mandates temp training, buyer/provider coordination

IC misclassification penalties built into state’s paid leave law

|April 21st, 2021|

New Mexico’s Healthy Workplaces Act, which requires all employees be provided paid leave for sick time, safe time, or other reasons, also provides penalties for independent contractor misclassification.
Comments Off on IC misclassification penalties built into state’s paid leave law

Maximizing your independent talent pipeline: A case study

|April 14th, 2021|

A contingent workforce professional who set up an independent contractor compliance program with a staffing partner shares his company's approach, and the rewards.
Comments Off on Maximizing your independent talent pipeline: A case study

More than a logo: Harnessing your talent brand

|April 14th, 2021|

Without a strong talent brand, companies may have an uphill battle in attracting candidates. How to harness it to ensure a more successful direct sourcing initiative.
Comments Off on More than a logo: Harnessing your talent brand

Vaccines: Whose choice is it?

|April 7th, 2021|

As the vaccine rollout continues and definitive guidance is still pending, there are a few things to consider when developing return-to-workplace vaccine policies, including mandating vaccinations.
Comments Off on Vaccines: Whose choice is it?

Designing a transformative program initiative

|April 7th, 2021|

The pandemic has ushered transformative change for contingent workforce program management. What that means and how to approach such initiatives.
Comments Off on Designing a transformative program initiative