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Optimizing Rates Only Happens With Real Competition


There has been much talk about metrics that can help optimize rates in an efficient contingent workforce program. But true rate optimiziation only occurs when there is real competition ...
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We All Must Make Contingent Workers Feel Welcome


The need to understand, utilize and engage the contingent workforce is becoming more and more important to staffing agency and organizational success. Contract and temporary workers ...
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Forget about Procurement and HR: How about Sales and Service Delivery?


Nobody has enjoyed the friendly debate over the last few years on where contingent workforce program responsibility should sit, HR or Procurement. I wrote about it two years ago just ...
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Employee Turnover as a KPI: Are You Getting the Whole Truth?


Key performance indicators (KPIs) are a major component of any MSP engagement, and most companies rely heavily on their KPIs to determine whether their MSP program is achieving the ...
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ACA: Who Should Pick Up the Tab?


Larry David, on his TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm, has a gift for finding humor in awkward situations. One running gag is about Larry having dinner with a friend who always seems to ...
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What MSPs Really Do


While the true origin and actual date of the first managed service provider/vendor management system program is often debated, most industry veterans agree it was approximately 15 years ...
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An MSP Miracle Cure: Alignment


Many of us who have been involved with MSP since its inception have undoubtedly uttered the words, “all managed services programs are unique” countless times. And we’ve probably ...
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Why an MSP Is Like Yoga (and Yoga Pants)


At the most recent Contingent Workforce Strategies (CWS) Summit, I detected an increased interest in managed staffing and having managed service providers (MSPs) help manage their contingent ...
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What Every C-Level Executive Should Know About Talent Acquisition


In today’s highly competitive, fast-paced business environment, having the right people fully engaged in key positions can make all the difference in the success of an organization. ...
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Healthcare Staffing Competition is Good, Control by Competitor MSP is Bad


In recent posts to the discussion about VMS and MSP in the healthcare arena, several perspectives have been expressed. In case you are wondering, I am firmly in the camp that there ...
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