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You are expected to handle a lot of tasks as a procurement professional. Among these things may be a myriad of administrative functions that, while necessary, only serve to pull your attention away from procurement. But there’s no way to avoid these duties on the job, right? When you work with a managed service provider, they can help you with a… Read more »

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Canada may have set the bar in North America for legalizing cannabis. And many individual U.S. states have passed laws making medical and recreational marijuana legal for their residents, though it’s still federally illegal. But with these new regulations, how do employers keep up? How should your company be reacting to the legalization of marijuana policy based… Read more »

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Anserteam Workforce Solutions has been named a top Dallas-area entrepreneurial company in 2019 for its impressive 3-year growth trend.  

 The 29th Annual SMU Cox Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony and Banquet will be held at the Omni Hotel on Thursday, November 21 at the Omni Dallas Hotel in downtown Dallas. “These companies are the unsung heroes of the Dallas-area… Read more »

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When you bring a new employee onboard, including short term or contingent workers, how do you make them feel like they’re part of your team? How are they integrated, and what does their first day look like? These hours are crucial for forming their perception of your company and will inform how they work with… Read more »

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Last month, we shared details about the need for your procurement officials to hone their negotiation skills to achieve success. But that isn’t the only important trait for qualified professionals in the procurement field. This month, we’ll discuss another: persistence. Rarely are first offers what your company wants, so you have to be persistent to… Read more »

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Your procurement department may wear many hats. Sourcing services, including a contingent workforce, is just one function. How can a procurement department partner with a managed service provider to help them maintain quality, get the services they need, and reach the company-wide goals? Can an MSP, along with a vendor management system, benefit you and your department? Let’s take a closer… Read more »

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In the U.S., there are no federal requirements for sick leave. On the surface, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) establishes what employers need to provide for workers but it doesn’t have infinite reach. Most employers with over 50 employees need to provide long-term leave to eligible employees, but this is usually unpaid. But… Read more »

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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 »