The VMS horizon: Innovations to look forward to

|June 24th, 2015|

This week, Staffing Industry Analysts released its 2015 VMS service and features differentiators report to CWS Council members. This report provides the most comprehensive review of where technology is evolving in our industry and how today’s providers are innovating to create the next-generation VMS that promises to fundamentally alter how work gets done.

VMS names like […]

New offering allows companies to source directly through VMS

|June 3rd, 2015|

Ten months after buying freelancer management system OnForce, Beeline announced a new plugin that enables organizations to source freelancer talent alongside staffing agency searches via the VMS. This gives enterprises a simple means with which to access freelance talent and is good for the contingent labor ecosystem as a whole.

While Beeline and OnForce had been […]

Track this: be prepared with data to support program expansion

|April 1st, 2015|

When preparing to expand your contingent workforce program, whether in terms of new business unit coverage, new global locations or additional worker classifications such as statement of work (SOW) or independent contractors (IC) talent, there are a few approaches you could take.

Some CW program managers engage prospective business stakeholders with readiness assessment tools or success […]

Contingent labor is simple, engaging them another paradigm

|March 11th, 2015|

The world we live in is quite simple when it comes to contingent labor. A firm has a need for a task or service, then a human resource that can resolve that task or provide that service is engaged — which can be in many forms — the resource is compensated when the task is […]

VMS technology vendors continue to differentiate in a crowded market

|February 4th, 2015|

Vendor management system providers have their own rationale and direction for continued investment in their proprietary technology solution, as is evident in Staffing Industry Analysts’ VMS Service Differentiators report. However, broad themes do exist, whether it’s back-end ERP integration, worker engagement, mobile solutions, business intelligence or delivering solutions that can manage an extended and global workforce. […]