How to Successfully Manage Non-Employees and Contractors

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Companies increasingly rely on non-employees and contractors to fill essential roles, bring specialized expertise, and provide flexibility. Effectively managing non-employees is crucial to maintaining productivity, ensuring compliance, and fostering a cohesive work environment.  Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to successfully manage non-employees and contractors.  Understanding the Contractor Landscape  The Rise of the Gig Economy …

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Worry-Free Access to Talent

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You have worked hard to attract the most talented personnel you could find, and you’re proud of your employees.  However, as good as they are, they struggle to keep up with the rapid pace of change.  And you are constantly challenged to address the specialized skills needed for today’s critical projects but may not be…

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Celebrating Independence Day with Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity in the workplace

Independence Day is important for us to ponder the freedom we enjoy and continuously fight for in our society today. The workplace is the best avenue to celebrate our progress and independence. A diverse workforce reflects societal advancement and is a cornerstone of resilience, innovation, and success. This blog will discuss the connection between Independence…

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DEI Initiatives: Are We Walking the Talk?

The social unrest of 2020 and 2021 brought greater focus to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) in the workforce.  Many companies issued public statements affirming their commitment to the creation of a diverse work environment.  Yet recent research indicates that efforts to translate that commitment into action have frequently stalled. Why it Matters…

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Independent Contractors: Conflicting Definitions, Conflicting Regulations

Employment trends are undergoing a seismic shift in which independent contractors – also known as freelancers or gig workers – are no longer seen as peripheral players. Worker preferences, technological advances, legislative changes, and the scarcity of talent in certain areas have paved the way for independent contractors to become a mainstream component of the…

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Who’s on First: What Can Buyers Expect as MSP and VMS Roles Change?

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You may have heard about or even experienced the changing roles between Managed Service Providers (MSP) and Vendor Management Systems (VMS). With these changes in the non-employee landscape comes uncertainty.   Like the classic Abbott and Costello skit, you may be wondering… “Who’s on First?”   The lines are blurring between who performs which services – including…

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What Does the Evolution of Contingent Workforce VMS Systems Mean to You?

When it comes to implementing a Vendor Management System (VMS) to enable Contingent Workforce Management, the game has changed. Over the past three decades, the VMS has proven that it can help to streamline business processes, improve efficiency, and provide the insights needed to reduce unnecessary costs. In fact, Staffing Industry Analysts report that 79 percent of…

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Embracing the Role of a Trusted Advisor: Navigating Success Together 

In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, the role of a trusted advisor holds more significance than ever before. But what exactly does it mean to be a trusted advisor? It goes beyond offering solutions; it’s about building genuine connections, understanding unique challenges, and guiding clients toward achieving their goals with integrity and transparency. Trust, the…

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