Bold Predictions: Partnership will ultimately be the path to dominate the freelancer/FMS landscape

The “gig economy,” “talent on demand,” “freelancer management systems,” or just plain “FMS.” Whatever you wish to call it, the on-demand talent market is a hot topic ...

Launching a first-generation MSP successfully, Part 3: Managing Your MSP Program

This article is the final installment of a three-part series where we examine how to successfully launch a first-generation MSP program to manage various sources of talent in your organization. In ...

Launching a first-generation MSP successfully Part 2: Implementing Your MSP Program

In part one of this series on launching a successful first-generation MSP program, I examined how to select the right MSP partner and vendor management system and the importance of ...

Launching a First-Generation MSP Successfully, Part 1: Selecting an MSP Partner

With the ever-changing employment landscape, where an alternative workforce is quickly moving into the mainstream, it has become critical for organizations to take a strategic approach ...

MSP: Time to Level Up

As you saw in my previous blog post, experience is the new disruption. Experience has to be central to future talent programs. Gen 1 MSPs were all about speed and volume of contractor ...

MSP: Game Over

The managed service program was first used over 15 years ago as a vehicle for organizations to outsource their operations and bring visibility to spend with a focus on consolidating ...

MSP 3.0: Dynamic SLAs and Rates

Almost all managed service providers have service-level agreements and rate cards in place to help drive cost savings and efficiencies for their clients. These metrics have historically ...

Working in an MSP/VMS Staffing World

Managed service programs and vendor management systems have taken a substantial share of the staffing market, primarily with larger clients looking to streamline their staffing processes, ...

Cultural Considerations & Recommendations for a Global CW Implementation

In today’s market, geographic borders are no longer a barrier. We’re part of a global network, and for many organizations, international growth is not a strategic desire but an ...

Healthcare Industry Consolidation: Are Expert Workforce Partners Needed?

The single largest investment for healthcare organizations is the workforce, accounting for more than half of the operating budgets for hospitals, health systems and other healthcare ...

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