Your Workforce ROI may not always be easy to measure

Through the nextSource Progressive Program Model™ we’ve standardized the practice of Supplier Audits, Benchmarking, Cost Baselines and the establishment of Savings Goals to increase ROI throughout your program’s lifecycle. Our teams regularly report on these savings for full transparency and use these discussions to provide further insight into future savings plans. Here is a little…

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Staying Ahead of Turbulent Times in Workforce Management

The BLS reported a notable drop in unemployment rates in the US in July, down to 5.4%. The total number of unemployed now sits at 8.7 million, while the number of long-term unemployed (those searching for jobs for 27 weeks or more) fell to 3.4 million. Though elevated compared to accepted “full employment” figures, any hiring organization…

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The Iterative Governance Strategy Behind the Progressive Program Model

The value your workforce management program delivers over time should be consistent and ongoing. This means the program must constantly be assessing, reassessing, adapting and focusing on continuous improvement. The fact is, conditions on the ground are in a constant state of change and evolution. So, it would be unrealistic to think that the plans…

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What It Means to Work with a Reliable Workforce Management Provider

When it comes to choosing a workforce management provider, there are enough platitudes to go around.  Providers will talk to you about their extensive industry experience, their superior customer service, their work ethic and more.  Of course, all these things are important and a buyer must do their due diligence in verifying these claims by…

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Is Customer Service Important to your Workforce Providers?

As the workforce management industry continues to grow, so too does the marketplace for products and services focused on helping organizations manage the workforce.  With this expanding universe of providers to choose from, service levels, and specifically customer service, take on an outsized role in deciding which provider to use.  Here are some guidelines to…

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Have you lost control of your contingent workforce management program?

A few years ago, you made the strategic decision to outsource your contingent workforce management program.  You did everything right – you sought recommendations to identify potential Managed Services Providers (MSP), you issued a request for proposal (RFP), used a committee to evaluate responses, met with each shortlisted firm to ensure a cultural fit, and…

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Will talent scarcity halt the growth of the Tech Sector?

In this third installment of our series exploring the current level of business insecurity and the impact it has on workforce plans (part one: Will 2021 Be a Year of Thriving or Surviving for Your Workforce?, part two: Has COVID Changed the Definition of “Agile Workforce”?) we focus on an industry that has experienced a…

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Will 2021 Be a Year of Thriving or Surviving for Your Workforce?

Everyone agrees, in the wake of the COVID19 pandemic, there is much cause for a general feeling of insecurity for employers seeking to ramp up operations and fully reopen. This post is the first segment of a 3-part series exploring the current level of business insecurity and the impact if has on workforce plans. The…

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