Apr. 20, 2017 | 0 Comments0 Comments
In a recent installment of their ongoing Contracted series, The Wall Street Journal delved into the growth of the external workforce and what this means for the future of work. At a high level, leveraging flexible talent for functions that are not customer-facing or part of their core business allows organizations to remain nimble and adjust to shifting market conditions, while controlling costs.
Apr. 13, 2017 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Last Friday’s March jobs report significantly missed expectations, as the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated 98,000 new jobs were created in the month. Analysts projected 180,000 new jobs would be created in March. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate continued to drop, reaching 4.5% for the month, while the labor force participation rate remained steady at 63%.

Apr. 11, 2017 | 0 Comments0 Comments

Cleanaway Waste Management implemented SAP Fieldglass to move from manually managing their external workforce to a cloud-based platform, giving them unprecedented visibility while improving worker safety and better enforcing supplier agreements. Alan Wilkerson, Team Lead, Indirects Procurement, shares their story – including how they achieved a 37% reduction in spend.

To get the full story, watch the video.

Apr. 6, 2017 | 0 Comments0 Comments
Tackling the challenges around compliance is a critical part of any external workforce program. Over the next three weeks, compliance expert Helga Venturini Townend joins us on the blog to share best practices and take a closer look at some upcoming country-specific regulations.
Apr. 3, 2017 | 0 Comments0 Comments
The workforce is transforming, as an increasing number of workers opt for flexible employment options. Legislators at the state and federal level in the United States, and across the globe, are reconsidering some workplace laws in response to these developments.