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The Importance of Analytics

The Importance of Analytics

Analytics. That is the new buzz word in outsourcing and particularly in workforce management. Managed services providers (MSP) rely on vendor management systems (VMS) to crunch the terabytes of data on a company’s global workforce—where they work, for how long and how much they cost. But is this really helpful? “Absolutely,” says Doug Leeby, president […]

Part 4: Hints for Selecting an MSP for both Mature and Beginning Buyers | Article

Part 4: Hints for Selecting an MSP for both Mature and Beginning Buyers | Article

Fifteen years ago outsourcing buyers wanted to pool their contingent labor needs so they could clearly see their spend, recalls Lisa Fitzgerald, senior director within the contingent workforce practice of Kelly OCG. “We put them on standard rate cards and cut their expenses 20 percent on average the first year,” she recalls. “Moving to a […]

Part 3: How Outsourcing Buyers Benefit from Working with a Managed Services Provider | Article

Part 3: How Outsourcing Buyers Benefit from Working with a Managed Services Provider | Article

One of the hottest areas of the workforce today is contingent labor. But staffing firms that helped place them got their start more than 70 years ago during World War II. For example, Yoh, a managed services provider (MSP), supplied engineers and drafters to help the war effort, recalls Matt Rivera, director of customer solutions. […]

MSPs Part 2: Why Some Workers Don’t Want Full-Time Jobs at Any One Company | Article

MSPs Part 2: Why Some Workers Don’t Want Full-Time Jobs at Any One Company | Article

Today, there’s a bifurcation in the marketplace between people who want full-time jobs at any one company and those who eschew them, according to Kip Wright, the executive who manages TAPFIN, the global MSP offering of ManpowerGroup Solutions. The growth of this new kind of worker is changing the way companies outsource their recruiting. Now, […]

MSPs Manage Diverse Talent As Companies Focus on Contingent Labor | Article

MSPs Manage Diverse Talent As Companies Focus on Contingent Labor | Article

Back in the days when father knew best and Donna Reed was in the kitchen, most workers had full-time jobs. Today, more and more companies are adding contingent (anyone who is not full time) labor to the mix to get the most out of their talent. In some cases, the current contingent workforce is typically […]