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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Despite everyone’s ardent wish that the pandemic will soon be over, the fact is, we’re still in the early innings of a brutal, long game. The new world that awaits us on the other side will look radically different than the one we remember before 2020. While there are bound to be many changes we…

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In Part One of this ongoing series, we examined the important distinctions between contractors and independent contractors in the contingent workforce management industry. Part Two examined the difference between a Payroller and an Employer of Record (EOR)? The third and final installment of this series examines the distinction between Staff Augmentation vs. Staff Supplementation. Aren’t they…

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In Part One of this ongoing series, we examined the important distinctions between contractors and independent contractors in the contingent workforce management industry. That post helped clarify labor types. Today’s post examines a pair of services/service providers used in contingent workforce management that are often mistaken for one another but are not the same, despite…

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One of the ways nextSource delivers value to its customers and to the broader workforce management industry is by helping educate customers and other practitioners alike in the sometimes complicated and rapidly changing business. There are numerous terms, practices, strategies and processes that fall under the aegis of contingent workforce management. Often the terminologies used…

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An ounce of prevention, they say, is worth a pound of the cure. While scientists suggest a vaccine for the current Coronavirus outbreak may be 12 to 18 months away, even if it were found today, there will always be ongoing risks to operational continuity posed by the outbreak of pandemic disease. Whether operating globally…

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