The increasing embrace of Direct Sourcing strategies in the execution of a well-rounded contingent workforce management plan has revealed the need for robust 1099 certification processes. Best practices for 1099 Certification are critical to observe and are an important feature baked into the nextSource Direct Sourcing solution, designed to support talent pools and FMS platforms.…

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Welcome to the “Best of the nextSource Blog – 2020 Edition”.  This post will look back at some of the most impactful, insightful and relevant posts of 2020 which was, to say the least, a very interesting year full of uncertainty and challenges for workforce management professionals.  Moving backwards in time from the most recent…

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Everyone is subject to good days and bad days. It is a fact of life. In business the same thing is true for anyone in a leadership role. For those responsible for workforce management, the bad days may be a bit more frequent lately given the upheaval and uncertainty injected into daily operations by the…

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Part II – Important Considerations for Successfully Executing a Curated Talent Pool Strategy In Part I of this two-part series, we explored the definition of a curated talent pool for enterprise workforce management, the primary objectives of the strategy and how to embark on executing said strategy within your organization. In Part II we’ll examine some…

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Part I – What is a Curated Talent Pool and How to Build One It takes a multi-pronged approach to sourcing talent in today’s sprawling and segmented workforce management environment. Relying on outside sources like staffing agencies alone is simply not enough. That’s why the most successful workforce management operations are developing their own enterprise…

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It was back in January 2019 that this blog wrote this post reporting on how candidates were failing to appear for scheduled interviews, new hires were blowing off their first day of work, or leaving their job without notice. Better opportunities abounded for candidates in that environment and workers were feeling emboldened. Fast forward to…

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Just shy of a year ago, we wrote about the unexpected collapse of a well-known staffing supplier in New York state and the troubling ramifications this had on the contingent workforce management programs served by this supplier. At that point, the closing of a staffing supplier was considered an anomaly to be prepared for. However,…

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Here’s Part Two of the monthly digest created to provide highlights of nextSource’s Working Knowledge publications from August. Read on for drilled-down information on specific tactics, legal/regulatory updates and other tactical information developing during the immediate past and impacting the near future. We recommend readers first review Part One for August here. Then continue on…

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The “Working Knowledge” section on the nextSource website is home to articles replete with valuable information for practitioners of contingent workforce management. Now in its third month, the Working Knowledge section is digested here at the nextSource Blog, providing a “news brief” style delivery of the more “drilled-down” information on specific tactics, legal/regulatory updates and…

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With so many facets of the workforce performing their roles via remote working arrangements, there is some concern over the effects of isolation, stress and emotional duress on the wellbeing of workers. What can be done by hiring organizations to help ensure the wellness of their workforces and protect the productivity that stems from a…

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