Two New nextSource Programs Helping Overcome Talent Scarcity

Most organizations today are struggling under the same burdensome challenge when it comes to developing and maintaining an effective, efficient workforce. That is, we’re all dealing with an acute scarcity of available talent to populate our contingent workforce (and our full-time workforce for that matter). While it has historically been important for all the players…

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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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The Best of the nextSource Blog from 2021

For years, the nextSource blog has been delivering powerful, actionable information about all things workforce management-related to help you develop and manage a more successful contingent workforce program. This year was no different. While we offered plenty of articles dealing with important topics like upskilling, diversity, ROI, program design best practices and workforce trends by…

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Risk Considerations for Would-Be MSP Customers

Contingent workforce management is tricky. Even more daunting is the process of deciding what type of service or software solution is best suited to help you achieve your contingent workforce management goals. This post will focus on the risks facing those who would be best served by engaging a managed service program (MSP) provider to…

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What is the Role of Automation in Managed Services?

What would happen if an organization decided to use BOTH a VMS and an MSP? It’s not a crazy question. In fact, quite a lot of good can come from marrying these two seemingly different approaches to the same goal of improving workforce management. Let’s think through what’s to be gained by embracing the “why…

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MSPs Can Avoid Unintended Employment Consequences of New Legislation

In our last blog, we discussed the forces driving what is referred to as “The Great Resignation”.  In this blog, we will focus on recent market developments that have impacted the availability of qualified workers.  Our intent is not to take a stand on the legality or morality of any legislative, political, or social initiative;…

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