The recent shift in workforce trends catalyzed by the pandemic has further strengthened the case for a flexible and robust external workforce to succeed during the difficult times. Trends already suggest an outsized role in contingent workforce utilization as a response to the new paradigm for work and workforce planning/composition. Post Covid-19 crisis, the dependency…

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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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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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The World Health Organization has now declared that COVID-19 is a global pandemic.  We know that concern is growing regarding its impact on our families and friends, our places of business, and our overall economy.  Precautionary measures have caused all of us to make adjustments in nearly every aspect of our lives. nextSource wants to…

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Part Three of a four-part series on the future of work and the developments impacting contingent workforce management focuses on economic trends. This series continues to identify select perspectives contained in the comprehensive “2020 Report – 20 Trends that Will Shape the Next Decade” and other corroborating sources. “Industrializing Countries Emerge as the New Engine…

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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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You’ve engaged a Managed Service Provider (MSP) solution to outsource contingent workforce management to what you expected would be a trusted partner with the requisite expertise to keep contract roles filled and properly administered. Or perhaps you’ve deployed a Vendor Management System (VMS) software solution to automate your services procurement processes and ensure compliant administration…

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Frequently when responding to requests for proposals (RFP) for nextSource’s Managed Service Provider offerings, we encounter questions about “sustainability”. Typically, sustainability questions address the traditional notion of environmental issues/impacts, which are somewhat irrelevant when the offering is a service like Managed Service Providers for sourcing human capital. However, there is a discussion to be had…

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An MSP or Managed Service Provider is a service that enables customer organizations to outsource the responsibility for maintaining a range of business processes and operational functions in order to deliver the benefit of technology solutions and services instead of managing said processes internally. MSPs typically manage services procurement, staffing supplier relationships, and other talent…

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The nextSource Blog is your one-stop shop for incisive industry perspectives, best practices, innovative ideas and overall thought leadership on all things relevant to workforce management.  Today’s post will look back over the last few months of posts to provide a brief synopsis of all the hard-hitting and valuable content this blog has been producing…

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