Supplier management

Get your supplier to be your advocate

|October 30th, 2019|

In today’s economy it’s about getting the right person on the job. Getting your suppliers’ attention in critical to building that partnership. Tips from the trenches.

What do top programs have in common? It’s more than strategy

|September 18th, 2019|

Mature, top-performing CW programs have a few things in common. Here’s a checklist of these commonalities.

Tech Roundup: LinkedIn’s skill assessments; Upwork MSP partnership; Waymo’s autonomous rides

|September 18th, 2019|

LinkedIn announced a new skills assessment platform for workers and online staffing firm Upwork reported its first MSP partnership. Waymo, a division of Google, reported the number of rides given by its autonomous vehicle passenger service.

Cultivating the optimal supplier base

|August 14th, 2019|

A program manager shares the rationalization process for supplier retention and selection during a global MSP rollout.

SIA announces 2019 40 Under 40

|July 24th, 2019|

SIA introduces the 2019 class of the Staffing Industry 40 Under 40, men and women who are shaping the landscape of the contingent workforce. Keep informed on what these passionate collaborators have in store for the ecosystem and what it means to you.

Changing Tides: Denials, revocations, unprecedented delays on H-1B visas

|June 19th, 2019|

Obtaining temporary work visas for highly skilled foreign workers become increasingly difficult under President Trump. Firms now also report problems with keeping existing visas as well as decision delays.

Creating diversity in your contingent labor pool

|May 22nd, 2019|

Diversity hiring and inclusion are top-of-mind for many organizations, yet the contingent labor pool and supply chain are often overlooked as potential sources of diversity spend when developing strategy.

Trim down: An excessive supplier pool is a poor program strategy

|May 8th, 2019|

Failure to achieve program goals and objectives can be attributed to a weak staffing supplier strategy. Here’s how, and what strong programs do.

Beware asking suppliers to help meet affirmative action goals

|April 24th, 2019|

Staffing firms are not allowed to source, screen, recruit or hire based on protected status to meet client companies’ federal contracts obligations. But they can help in other ways, writes an attorney in Staffing Industry Review.

Helping your suppliers stand out

|April 10th, 2019|

A scorecard process reveals commonly missed metrics, and a program manager shares how suppliers can up their game — as well as how the program can improve — in Staffing Industry Review.