Supplier management

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.

Feds publish final rule on H-1B visa process, delay new electronic system

|February 6th, 2019|

USCIS published a final rule that brings changes to the H-1B visa process, including a registration process and a change in the selection process.

Contract clauses: Your suppliers might start pushing back

|November 28th, 2018|

Attorney George Reardon writes about some of the most unfair — and detrimental — clauses that have made their way from purchasing into staffing contracts.

Back to the future

|November 7th, 2018|

What’s past is prologue, as Shakespeare wrote. SIA’s Bryan Peña revisits predictions made in 2008 as he looks at what’s ahead for the industry now.

Transforming the quarterly business review

|October 31st, 2018|

There’s a new QBR in town. How is it different from the old? Replace quarterly with quality and think strategic, long-term improvements.

SIA’s Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms list announced

|October 3rd, 2018|

To be successful, contingent workforce programs must have at their back high-quality suppliers. One way to measure a staffing firm is by its growth trajectory. The 2018 list of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms comprises 94 companies that have posted solid growth over a five-year period.

Source the right suppliers, quality talent follows

|September 19th, 2018|

The war for talent can only be won with the right suppliers. Here’s how to make sure you have them in place.

It’s the role, not you

|August 1st, 2018|

You want suppliers you can trust, but that takes work on your part as well, both with a critical eye to weed out those who overpromise, but also in fairness and clarity in your own requirements. This elevates your program, vendors and the ecosystem.

From legal planning to credit monitoring, offer out-of-the-box perks

|August 1st, 2018|

When it comes to attracting and retaining critical resources, the more you can offer, the better — especially when it comes to higher-end talent. An article in Staffing Industry Review suggests ways you can work with your staffing providers to attract key resources.