Supplier management

Clean up your no-poaching language to avoid hot water

|February 9th, 2022|

The recent indictment of a procurement professional highlights the need to conduct a thorough review of your program’s agreements for any no-poach clauses that could be illegal.
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Trends to prepare for in 2022

|January 5th, 2022|

SIA’s CWS Council team compiled a list of 15 events program owners around the world should be especially aware of and prepared for in 2022. Here are eight of those projections and actions program managers should take.
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Reviewing your suppliers? SIA list of largest staffing firms can help

|January 5th, 2022|

If the new year brings supplier pipeline reviews, an SIA report of the largest staffing firms in the US is a good starting point when exploring options.
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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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Bill rates, new orders up: Suppliers note trends that impact you in SIA report

|December 8th, 2021|

Bill rates have been trending upward, according to a bimonthly report from SIA, but other factors indicate the tight labor market may be loosening. Keep a pulse on your suppliers.
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Joint employment: Buyer can compel arbitration when not signatory to agreement

|December 8th, 2021|

The 10th circuit ruled a staffing buyer can compel arbitration even when not a signatory to an arbitration agreement between temporary workers and their staffing agencies, attorneys for Seyfarth Shaw report.
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An effective discount strategy: Don’t sacrifice quality

|December 1st, 2021|

Plan your cost-cutting strategy carefully to keep staffing partners incentivized and prioritize high-quality contingents.
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Under pressure: 2021 has been volatile for some wages, bill rates, Part 2

|December 1st, 2021|

Other industries, not just healthcare, are seeing increased labor costs — and the contingent workforce is not immune to these skyrocketing wage issues.
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The five W’s can help with your talent acquisition problems

|December 1st, 2021|

Mastercard’s director of sourcing/supplier management discusses in Staffing Industry Review magazine how the five W’s — who, what, where, when and why — can help staffing firms and buyers work together.
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The market reigns: Why staffing is not evil

|November 10th, 2021|

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.
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