Blog Posts by Mikael Lindmark
Today's external workforce management programs have evolved beyond just capturing cost savings, to now addressing real talent challenges. By 2017, 41 percent of the workforce will be comprised of flexible labor and, as a result, contingent workers are now part of organizations' workforce strategy alongside full-time employees. However, not much has been said about how to actually tackle total workforce management.
Last week we hosted a webinar with Peter Reagan of Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Europe and were joined by Shyrl Hoover of Abbott and Amy Gordon of SAP to discuss how their organizations have achieved visibility into their workforces. It was a dynamic session with many questions from the audience throughout.
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.