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Eight Biggest Areas of Risk for Buyers of Outsourcing Services

Outsourcing Center, Kathleen Goolsby, Senior Writer

New delivery models, new pricing models, service providers’ new marketing strategies, moving up the value chain to intellectual arbitrage, new technologies, real-time customer interaction, globalization, and new standards and regulations – these factors set the stage for risks for buyers of outsourcing services in the next two to five years. (Read Forces of Change Shaping …

Risks and Complexities in Outsourcing Decisions in the Midmarket

Outsourcing Center, Kathleen Goolsby, Senior Writer

For the most part, industry experts say the midmarket is poised for significant growth in outsourcing during the next five years. However, some point out that the nature of midsized companies may hinder growth. Outsourcing Center interviewed providers and advisors serving the midmarket regarding upcoming changes in this market and the risks and challenges that …

New Outsourced Solution Secures Loyalty of Hospital Patients, Guests, and Employees

Outsourcing Center, Kathleen Goolsby, Senior Writer

Hospitals are in a highly competitive market, and consumers now expect services that extend beyond quality patient care. Read about the valet and hotel-like concierge services that one outsourcing provider offers and how it benefits patients, their families and friends, hospital employees — and the hospital itself.

RPO Puts Visteon Staffing in the Fast Lane after Ford Spin-Off

Outsourcing Center, Beth Ellyn Rosenthal, Senior Writer

How do you hire 1,000 human resource employees ASAP when you’re the untested new kid on the block? That was the challenge Visteon Corporation faced right before Ford spun off the automobile parts manufacturer. Manpower Business Solutions helped the newcomer fill its roster and cut its time to hire 50 percent.

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