‘Quiet Quitters’: Are They Really the Problem?

There has been a lot of chatter around the trend “quiet quitting,” and I hesitated to contribute to the noise until I realized that everything being written had negative connotations. ...

When Contingents Get Offboarded at the Wrong Time

Do you have someone on your team designated to ensure steps don’t get missed in simple onboarding or extension processes around contingent workers? The results when a key person ...

Return-to-Office Plan? Read the Room Before Crafting a Strategy

Is leadership out of touch with its employees in corporate America? The answer is yes, according to research on companies’ return-to-office plans. The pandemic and various new Covid-19 ...

Hiring? Try Placing Potential Over Credentials

What are employers committing to when they hire for potential? When an employer hires for potential, they are taking on candidates who may not have the necessary technical skills when ...

Going viral: When an engagement manager does not know how to manage an IC

It began with an engagement manager questioning why an independent contractor on his team did not attend a meeting. The IC clarified that his contract neither specifies hours nor includes ...

Vaccine mandates: What do workers want?

The US Supreme Court’s rulings on two vaccine employer mandates imposed by the Biden administration are imminent; regardless of the direction the rulings take, businesses must still ...

Rising to the Moment: Women in Staffing

The nominations for the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing poured in. It felt the ecosystem came together to do what it could to elevate women. Much has been said about corporate ...

Collaborate for a Better World of Work

There is no college degree offered to support contingent workforce operations and strategies. And those in the workforce solutions ecosystem hail from hugely disparate backgrounds — ...

The Aftermath: Reality of Mexico’s outsourcing ban

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s ban on the outsourcing of jobs — as staffing is known in Latin America — is a reality this month. And the effects have just started ...

Upskilling Is a Win for Workers and Businesses

Amber Ikpe is a success story for upskilling. Today, Ikpe works at the Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF), a nonprofit headquartered in Atlanta. She is the CRM manager, ...

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