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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nextSource is proud to have recently earned Women’s Enterprise Business National Council (WEBNC) certification as a woman-owned company. There are proven benefits to engaging supplier management organizations to help source and manage contract labor. Let’s examine some of the most significant ways diversity in supplier management for contract labor delivers positive outcomes for organizations. Most…

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Contingent labor as a spend category continues to grow and today represents a significant percentage of overall indirect spend for many organizations. According to Deloitte, some large enterprise organizations report spend focused on contingent workers equals the rest of their entire procurement spend! Many enterprise organizations have already determined that an MSP/VMS solution is critical…

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Tail spend is defined as the roughly 20% of a procurement department’s spend allocated to non-core transactions. Typically, this is spend on items not significant enough to be run through a procurement process, typically due to a high volume of small suppliers and limited in-house resources available to manage them. For most organizations engaging niche…

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CFOs typically weigh the potential for cost savings heavily when deciding whether investment into new services and technologies makes sense for their organization. When it comes to deciding whether or not to invest in Managed Service Providers (MSP) for contingent workforce management, it is critical that a CFO consider both the hard and soft cost…

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Editors Note: The World Economic Forum recently published the Future of Jobs Survey.  From the companies who responded, 61% are likely to engage new, temporary staff with skills relevant to new technologies; 64% are likely to outsource some business functions to external contractors. With this in mind, nextSource is re-posting one our most popular blog articles (originally…

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Jan 3, 2019 11:55:00 AM Ahh yes, the notorious “Irish Goodbye,” the practice of leaving a party or gathering undetected and unannounced, purposely avoiding the expected formalities. This activity is also known today as “ghosting,” and it doesn’t just happen among friends who wish to slip out of your cocktail party unnoticed. It also happens…

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  By all metrics, the projections for employment prospects in the coming New Year are excellent. Unemployment is at near-record lows. With hiring demand high and wages rising in response, hiring organizations are busily engaging practices and technologies to help increase access to in-demand talent amidst short supply of qualified candidates. Yet, at the risk…

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Thorough workforce management professionals spend time monitoring minimum wage changes in the states and localities in which they have employees working, ensuring that pay rates for hourly wage earners (non-exempt employees) are set correctly in a VMS and for payroll purposes. Much less frequently examined are the minimum salary requirements in place for exempt (salaried)…

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Have you ever wondered why companies partner with EOR firms to payroll pre-identified candidates? It’s all about the cost savings, efficiency and expertise an EOR firm can provide to organizations to help them save time and money. Employers of record or “EOR” firms act as a surrogate employer for their customers. EORs fulfill the legal…

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