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The prediction of another recession is in the air. Since the last time, starting in 2007 with effects lasting to 2010 and later, the gig economy began to flourish. While many workers struggled without employment, some embraced contingent work to help them get by as the financial picture recovered. But some people didn’t leave the… Read more »

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Your procurement department staff has a very important job. They are responsible for selecting the vendors your company uses, determining terms of payment, vetting partners, purchasing, and the negotiation of contracts. All of this means that your top procurement officer should have one specific skill: negotiation. So how do procurement professionals get these skills and… Read more »

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A VMS, or Vendor Management System, is designed to help your company find and hire qualified employees on both a permanent and temporary basis. While it’s a method of managing hiring, how can it help you find the most qualified candidates for your open positions? A VMS can speed up the process, allowing you to… Read more »

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Do you think you’ve outgrown your current managed services provider? There are a lot of reasons to consider a change, and if your MSP is simply no longer working for you, it may be time to make that switch. But how do you know for sure? Here are just a few things you should be… Read more »

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There are many reasons you need to consider preparing your team for change in the workplace. Not only will a changing workforce affect your management team, other employees, and the end users of your products or services, it will affect the incoming workers within your company’s ecosystem. But adapting to change in the workforce doesn’t have to… Read more »

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Your vendor management system is there to work overtime behind the scenes to ensure you’re productive and efficient. How do you know whether you have the right system in place? If you’re looking to implement or upgrade a vendor management system (VMS), there are some things you can do to ensure you’re choosing the right one…. Read more »

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How productive are you when you’re in the office? Regardless of how many hours you spend at your desk, are you really making the most of that time? Productivity isn’t just about trying to cram more work into your already–busy schedule. It’s about learning the natural ebbs and flows of your personal work style to… Read more »

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You’ve heard of the skills gap and may have even been affected by the talent shortage. If you’re an employer, you understand that hiring qualified candidates can be difficult, if not seemingly impossible. And even after you go through the process with a candidate who seems perfect, some fairy tales don’t come true, and the… Read more »

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The modern workforce needs a modern mindset. And today, for most companies, this should include a focus on diversity. Diversity hiring initiatives mean individuals are equally represented and have decision- making abilities within your corporation. While there are the obvious diversity goals, there are others that will also impact your success, such as hiring for… Read more »