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Outcome-Based Evaluations in Workforce Management
By Joel Schwan · 1 day ago
Outcome-Based Evaluation (OBE) is instrumental in enhancing organizational accountability and transparency by rigorously measuring the impact of workforce management programs. By focusing on results rather than activities (such as simple completion of tasks or attendance ...
Sustainability and Ethical Considerations in Strategic Sourcing
By Joel Schwan · 4 days ago
Strategic sourcing is no longer just about minimizing costs and maximizing efficiencies; it includes a critical focus on sustainability and ethical considerations. Businesses are increasingly held accountable not only for their own actions but also ...
Can Statements of Work (SOW) Be Strictly Non-Labor?
By Joel Schwan · 3 weeks ago
It has been argued that a Statement of Work (SOW) is solely a worker document, and must always include labor. But is it true? The SOW stands as a cornerstone document, delineating the parameters of ...
Healthcare Payer Analytics Revolution
By Joel Schwan · 2 months ago
The healthcare payer industry is on the cusp of a transformative shift as we approach 2024, with predictive analytics playing a pivotal role in reshaping how payers manage claims, improve patient outcomes, and personalize customer ...
Navigating the Odyssey of Job Applications
By Joel Schwan · 4 months ago
In a competitive job market, whether contingent or permanent, the hiring process plays a crucial role in connecting qualified candidates with suitable employment opportunities. However, there is a growing concern that the job application process ...
How to Build an Outstanding Resume
By Joel Schwan · 5 months ago
A resume is a document that summarizes your education, skills, achievements, and work experience. It is one of the most important tools for landing a job interview and impressing potential employers. However, writing a resume ...
Unpacking the Challenges in Contingent Workforce Management
By Joel Schwan · 5 months ago
Those involved in the world of contingent workforce (CW) industry have repeatedly emphasized the importance of bringing Statement of Work (SOW) worker spend under management. The quest for total visibility into who, what, where, when, ...
Independent Contractors: Shaping the Future of the Workforce
By Joel Schwan · 5 months ago
The global workforce is undergoing a profound transformation, shifting towards a more inclusive integration of independent contractors. This evolution in employment dynamics has been sparked by a confluence of factors, including technological progress, legislative adjustments, ...