VMS Creates New Vistas for the Integrated ERP Ecosystem

A transformation is underway in the arena of business application software. Often unwieldy, expensive, inflexible enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems of the past are being replaced ...

The VMS-FMS family is growing; New offering allows companies to source directly

The honeymoon continues. Ten months after Beeline bought OnForce, the newlyweds have surveyed the market and cemented their relationship with a new plugin, OnForce Sourcing. Like many ...

Non-Traditional Talent to Solve Non-Traditional Problems – Optimizing the External Workforce

If ever there was a negative stigma placed on the external workforce, it’s disappearing now as business leaders recognize the many benefits of incorporating niche, specialized skill ...

Low-margin VMS Work – Friend or Foe?

As staffing and recruiting companies continue to get squeezed on margins – particularly with their VMS work – many look to a cost-effective alternative. Why, for example, would ...

Improving Fill Ratios

In major league baseball, a hitter who fails seven out of ten times will become a multi-millionaire and oftentimes make the Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, in IT staff augmentation fill ...

Where the Staffing Industry Tech Is Heading

One thing the staffing industry has a lot of is data. The problem today is it’s mostly unstructured; CVs sit on redundant legacy databases, interview notes and feedback tends to be ...

‘Oh No, Not A Job Order!’

Job orders are overrated. They are easy to acquire and a waste of time. Job orders provide a terrific false sense of security. In a word, job orders stink. You may ask, how can that ...

Overcoming Candidate Resistance to SSN requests

Recruitment is a business that runs on building professional relationships. Relationships that are based on providing values and trust. This trust can be slightly disturbed when a ...

The Benefits of an Integrated VMS

Contingent workforce management has long been held in a silo, viewed as separate from many organizations’ core operations.  But as the contingent percentage of the workforce grows, ...

Figures Never Lie, but Liars Always Figure

In account management, my team and I often field questions around program and supplier scorecards. These tend to vary from client to client and particularly from industry to industry, ...

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