The Age of Self-Sourcing in Contingent Workforce Management and the Role of Online Talent Platforms and VMS Technology

Industry News

The emergence of “on-demand” talent, sourced via a variety of means, has revolutionized the contingent workforce management (CWM) world, causing businesses to re-evaluate how they engage, source, and manage talent. The age of “self-sourcing” independent

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The New Imperative to Move Beyond Yesterday’s Contingent Workforce Procurement Approach

Industry News

Andrew Karpie at Spend Matters believes there is a real imperative for businesses to expand their current contingent workforce procurement programs to source and engage alternative non-employee talent populations. He believes the current focus on …

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The Leap From Contingent Workforce to Extended Workforce and Services

Industry News

In this report, Andrew Karpie proposes that an organizational shift is taking place—from enterprises utilizing a contingent workforce to enterprises utilizing an extended workforce. He believes that organizations currently source and consume a very limited …

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Self-Sourcing Contingent Workforce: What it is and Why it Matters Now

Industry News

In this report, Andrew Karpie discusses the importance of self-sourcing. Specifically, he discusses how self-sourcing allows business users to directly identify, engage, select, and procure labor resources on their own. He discusses how self-sourcing will …

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How to Maintain Compliance with Today’s Extended Workforce

Compliance

Managing an extended workforce program comes with accepting the fact that a plethora of risks can instantly change your organization’s reputation. All it takes is a new piece of legislation, a regulatory audit, or a …

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FMS and Beyond: Filling in the ‘White Space’ of Sourcing and Engaging the Independent Workforce

Industry News

Freelancer management system (FMS) is a vendor-driven term and concept that has achieved buzzword status in staffing and contingent workforce management circles within just a year of its inception. It is a real and important …

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Increase the Value of Your VMS by Choosing the Best Service Partner

Customer Focus · Program Guidance · VMS Help

The value of a Vendor Management System (VMS) is only partially determined by its cost. Another key factor that can raise or lower your technology’s ROI is the nature and quality of the customer service …

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Regional VMS Solution for Countries with Fewer Workers

Contingent Staffing · Global · Reporting · Resource Tracking · Risk Mitigation

Most multinational organizations have large concentrations of contingent workers in a few primary countries, and smaller numbers of workers in several other countries. It is not practical to implement a fully localized vendor management system …

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Questions to Ask a VMS Provider Before Implementing

Implementation

If you are part of an organization that is considering the implementation of a vendor management system (VMS), you undoubtedly have some questions. You are not alone. It is common for stakeholders to ask questions …

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How the Security of Your Data Empowers the Success of Your Program

Data Security · Risk Mitigation · Security

Before you choose a Vendor Management System (VMS), it is important to understand that not all VMS solutions are equally secure. When your organization stands to gain so much from implementing an extended workforce management …

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