Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Juneteenth is not just Black history; it is American history and we encourage you to take some time to learn and be vulnerable in your understanding of this day. Juneteenth (June 19) sometimes called Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the day commemorated as the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19,…

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Recalibrating Memorial Day

For many of us, Memorial Day has become the official start of summer. We recognize its original intent with a quick “thank you for your service” and then move on to planning our neighborhood barbecue. But recent events demand that we take a few minutes to reflect on the true purpose of this day of…

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The Unspoken Factor Fueling the U.S. Labor Shortage

The shortage of available workers in hospitality and healthcare sectors of the US economy can only partially be blamed on the “Great Resignation”. Yes, the Great Resignation does point to a possible resurgence of the long-dormant US Labor Movement and an increase in worker mobility as pay scales are forced higher by short supply of…

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The Best Staffing Suppliers Are…

There are many ingredients that go into fielding a successful contingent workforce management program. One of the most critical of these is the stable of staffing suppliers a program relies upon to source and present top talent to serve the needs of the program. It takes a potent mixture of factors to build that stable…

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Contingent Assignments Can Bring Women Back to Work

As a woman owned business, nextSource loves to see women conquering the working world. In the past few years, we have seen working women on the rise. We witnessed Kamala Harris become the vice president of the United States. She is the United States’ first elected female vice president and the highest-ranking female elected official…

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Focus on Diversity and Inclusion to Drive Stronger Recruitment

Plenty has been written about the benefits of a more inclusive and diverse workforce.  From flourishing creativity to increased productivity and employee engagement, a more diverse, inclusive workplace makes recruitment and retention of talent easier.  It also translates to bottom line growth.  Companies with gender diversity on their executive teams for example were 21% more…

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