Small Businesses Can Benefit from Freelancers, Too
Flexibility and cost savings are the primary benefits to hiring freelance workers. Small businesses can capitalize on these benefits, as well. (via Mashable)
The CFO’s View of Contingent Workforce Management
Chief Financial Officers are interested in visibility and the ability to budget for the future, especially within the contingent labor space. Here is a look at the workforce from a CFO’s perspective. (via Payables Place)
Last week I participated in a webinar focusing on the successful management of Statement of Work (SOW) services spend with Staffing Industry Analysts. We were joined by Cisco’s Carey Pugh and Ryan Kretchmer, who shared their experiences in managing Cisco’s programme, which includes significant SOW and project-based spend.
The management of SOW and project-based services have captured the industry for a while, yet most organisations still struggle with adoption. Effective services management can result in significant cost savings, among other benefits.
(This blog post was originally published on SAP News Center earlier today. See more here.)
Temporary IT Hiring On the Rise
According to a recent TEKsystems survey, temporary IT hiring levels are on the upswing. 42% of IT leaders reported an increase in hiring this year. (via SIA Daily News)
Hire for Cultural Fit, Even with Contingent Workforce
It’s important to consider cultural fit when hiring for temporary roles. Doing so can lead to increased employee engagement, even within your contingent workforce. (via Recruiting Blogs)
Fieldglass was once again a sponsor at the Contingent Workforce Strategies Summit and Solutions Forum October 6-9 in Las Vegas. It was a great opportunity to network, connect with thought leaders and spend time with our customers.
Several Fieldglass customers presented during concurrent and keynote sessions at the Summit and shared lessons learned. Here’s a recap of some bigger themes: