In this blog series, we share articles authored by members of the SAP Fieldglass team that provide expertise on hot topics in the flexible workforce management industry.
Historically, companies have tended to outsource functions that aren't integral to their core business offerings – including the task of finding and hiring their external workforce.
As organizations grow and expand around the world, scaling appropriately can be a significant hurdle. Today, Kate Gelpi, Business Process Manager at SAP Fieldglass, joins us on the blog to share advice for establishing business structures and processes that can help organizations grow successfully. Welcome, Kate!
How do you grow a changing business, scale your workforce and still meet company and departmental goals?
Statement of Work (SOW)-based services and labor now account for more than 40 percent of the average company’s total workforce spend per year. Knowing this, it’s essential that businesses gain visibility into this critical segment and establish procurement control. But where do you start?
Last week, SAP Fieldglass and Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) presented a webinar that looked at key components of true end-to-end SOW management, as well as proven strategies for driving strategic value with services procurement.
Friday’s jobs report represented a milestone of sorts as both the last report of President Obama’s term and the first report of President Trump’s term. With 227,000 jobs created in January, both leaders had reason to claim success. The official unemployment rate ticked up to 4.8% from 4.7% in December, while the labor force participation rate increased to 62.9% from 62.7%, helping to explain an increased unemployment rate in a month where a substantial number of new jobs were added.
Today, Sean Garbett, SAP Fieldglass’ Vice President of Sales for APJ, is joining us to discuss how HR and Procurement must adapt to the growing gig economy. Welcome, Sean!