May. 4, 2015 | 0 Comments0 Comments

This week we hosted a webinar with SIG featuring information solutions provider RELX Group, a longtime customer of ours. Jon Kesman of RELX Group joined me to discuss his company’s strategy for managing independent contractors.

Apr. 17, 2015 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Last week Fieldglass had the opportunity to connect with customers and thought leaders in procurement from around the globe at Ariba LIVE in Las Vegas.

Fieldglass was represented by several customers who presented at the event. Individuals from Axis Capital, T-Mobile and Yale participated in a panel discussion, sharing how they have taken a broader, more holistic view of the external workforce to grow their businesses. In a keynote session, AIG presented a compelling picture of total spend management with Ariba, Fieldglass and Concur.

Apr. 16, 2015 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Millennials, born in the 1980s – mid 2000s, are the largest generation in the United States and make up one third of the workforce. Yet they are only at the beginning of their careers. In fact the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that millennials will be close to 75 percent of the workforce by 2030. They are also the most diverse and educated generation to date, considering approximately 61 percent attended college.

Apr. 9, 2015 | 0 Comments0 Comments

The unexpectedly weak March jobs report casts new doubt on the strength of the U.S. economy. Not only did the economy only create 126,000 new jobs in March, but heavy revisions to January and February data showed 69,000 fewer jobs than originally thought. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 5.5% and the labor force participation rate dipped slightly to 62.7%. Economists were expecting around 250,000 jobs in the March report.

Apr. 7, 2015 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Last week Fieldglass attended ProcureCon Canada in Toronto where we had the opportunity to hear one of our customer’s approach to independent contractor management.