“Thanks” is Nice but, “You’re Hired” Is Better

As we approach Veteran’s Day, many veterans will hear, “thank you for your service.” Kind words many patriotic Americans like to offer to veterans who’ve put their lives and time on the line to serve in our armed forces. While our service men and women returning from active duty surely appreciate the sentiment, it’s safe…

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The Financial Costs of Increasing Worker Pay

It’s no surprise that hiring organizations are hesitant to increase their rates to attract in-demand talent. However, this may be a costly mistake and the organizations that understand why will reap significant cost savings on labor going forward. Here’s why. The Washington Post recently reported on the stagnation in labor pay rates afflicting the American…

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Remaining Relevant, Sourcing Millennial Talent for Healthcare Roles

The good news is the once acute shortage of nurses plaguing the healthcare field has been mitigated thanks to the record numbers of Millennial generation men and women electing to embrace nursing as a career. The bad news (for workforce planners tasked with recruiting talent into healthcare organizations at least) is that the game has…

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Year in Review – nextSource Blog 2018 Highlights

As has been our tradition here at the nextSource blog, we’re once again looking back over the last four quarters of content we’ve produced on a wide range of topics relevant to workforce planning and management. It is always interesting to make this review as it provides a tidy summation of the state of our…

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The Six Critical Components of a Strategic Sourcing Initiative

Recently, nextSource produced webinar together with Azul Partners and Jason Busch of Spend Matters titled, “The Strategic Sourcing of Talent in 2020: Balancing Cost, Compliance and Agility.” It was chock full of high impact ideas and actionable strategies. One of the most interesting segments of the webinar (which you can review here) examined the six…

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