Before working with a Managed Service Provider (MSP), executives often feel incredibly weighed down by the demands of meeting all the temporary staffing needs for their organization. To help alleviate that burden, Knowledge Services’ MSP takes on the primary responsibility of managing the organization’s temporary staffing process, vendors and contractors. There are a number of great benefits your company could experience if you implement a managed service program. We’ll highlight four of the top benefits below:
Temporary staffing terminology can be confusing. Staffing Industry Analysts, a global advisor on contingent work, created a Lexicon of Global Contingent Workforce-Related Terms that is very helpful and comprehensive. Below you’ll see a selection of industry definitions we think are helpful to understand as you navigate the temporary staffing universe.
A lot of thought and careful decisions are involved when crafting a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Managed Service Provider (MSP). Based on our experience, we developed a list of areas to pay special attention to when writing an RFP, considering the nuanced nature of MSPs and the unique circumstances each government entity faces. MSPs can be an incredible asset to a temporary labor process and we hope the tips below help you find the best one to suit your needs.
There is a variety of different staffing programs in the industry. Let us explain how they differ, so you can have a better idea of which solution is best for your organization.
Are you interested in saving your organization time and money?
Knowledge Services’ Managed Service Provider (MSP) program helps organizations alleviate the manual effort it takes to activate and maintain a temporary workforce. By automating and optimizing the temporary labor process, companies experience significant cost savings and the ability to focus on other pressing business needs. Read further about three specific ways a Managed Service Provider can help an organization experience these benefits.
Depending on what industry you work in, the term “MSP” could mean different things. In the workforce management industry, we use the following definition of a Managed Service Provider, or MSP, from the Staffing Industry Analysts:
“A company that takes on primary responsibility for managing an organization’s contingent workforce program. Typical responsibilities of an MSP include overall program management, reporting and tracking, supplier selection and management, order distribution and often consolidated billing.”
Some of you may have read that and thought, “Great, but tell me how this can help my business.” Below we will explain why you may be interested in utilizing an MSP program and how it can benefit your organization.
Have you ever known someone with Leukemia, Lymphoma or other blood related cancers?
For those of us in Indianapolis, known to be true blue Indianapolis Colts supporters, we all remember when Coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia. Coach Pagano has been quoted as saying, “My condition was leukemia. But my position was, I’m walking out of here.” And he did, with many thanks to his doctors and research done by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. You can watch a short video about Coach Pagano’s experience here.
Every 3 minutes, one person in the US is diagnosed with a blood cancer. In 2014, it’s estimated that over 150,000 people will be diagnosed with Leukemia, Lymphoma or Myeloma. Leukemia is the most common cancer diagnosed in children and young adults under 20 years old.
The good news is, there are ways to battle and beat these diseases and win!
The latest happenings in MSP, staffing, recruiting, and the job market all in one place. Here’s what you need to know in this edition of The Workforce Know:
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Independence Day gives us the opportunity to remember and honor the men and women who have served, and are currently serving our country. It is also a good time to discuss the employment rights of veterans and members of the military.