Workforce Management Blog

Stop Turnover at the Source: Webinar Q&A

Posted by Louis Flory

3/23/16 10:37 AM

We received a lot of great follow-up questions during the IndustryWeek and Effex webinar yesterday. Due to time constraints, we were unable to answer everyone.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Reducing Turnover

Auto Industry Secrets: 3 Ways to Recruit and Motivate Low Wage Contingent Workers

Posted by Tara Jones

3/17/16 9:00 AM


It’s not easy working for minimum wage. Workers feel like they’re at the bottom of the totem pole, and wonder why they should even bother making the effort.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Human Resources

Contingent Workforce Woes: 4 Ways to Handle That “Bad Banana”

Posted by Tara Jones

3/14/16 9:00 AM


In every company, there are bound to be a few difficult employees. Poor job performance can be fixed with training, but this goes beyond that.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Human Resources

Are You Using the Right Workforce Recruiting Strategies in 2016?

Posted by Tara Jones

3/8/16 2:47 PM


So your goal for 2016 is to have a skilled and productive workforce: one that knows how to get things done and can help your company increase its revenue.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent employee development

4 Tips to Keep Your Contingent Workforce Healthy

Posted by Tara Jones

2/23/16 12:29 PM


Maintaining a healthy and positive environment in the workplace is important for any company, but with a contingent workforce, it’s even more essential.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Workforce Health

What Will Workforce Staffing Look Like In 2020?

Posted by Tara Jones

2/16/16 2:12 PM


The year 2020 might be just a few years away, but the face of workforce staffing will definitely change considerably over that time.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent Workers

How Your Contingent Workforce Can Benefit From Kanban

Posted by Tara Jones

2/2/16 7:30 AM


When it comes to your approach to contingent workforce management, you’re probably like many other companies: Tools and strategies that help you reduce waste and improve productivity are welcome if they help the workplace environment become more satisfying for all.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Training Resources, Workforce Technology

An Executive Approach: Creating a Great Workplace for Contingent Workers

Posted by Louis Flory

1/26/16 8:00 AM


My position at Effex Workforce Management Solutions gives me the opportunity to hear from many contingent workers about the working environments they deal with daily.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Training Resources

Workforce Staffing: The Contingent Workforce Numbers Continue to Rise

Posted by Tara Jones

1/12/16 1:46 PM


Some industries have seen their contingent workforce numbers rise considerably over the last several years, while others are just starting to experience growth in this area.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent Workers

4 Lean Manufacturing Principles for Improving Your Contingent Workforce

Posted by Tara Jones

12/22/15 6:30 AM


Lean manufacturing is a process for eliminating waste in production. It can help reduce production time, as well as excess inventory and overproduction, leading to higher quality products overall.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent Workers, Training Resources