Contingent Workers: Yours, Mine and Ours

October 10, 2015


Recently, DCR began working with a new client whose business employs thousands of contingent workers each year. As we began to review their business practices, a number of issues surfaced. Susan (not her real name), the Human Resources Director, proudly stated that her team establishes strong working relationships with the temp workers. She went onRead full story…

Should Your MSP Bring in New Staffing Suppliers?

October 9, 2015

Should Your MSP Bring in New Staffing Suppliers?

When you acquire the services of a Managed Services Provider (MSP) you expect that the MSP will ensure that positions are quickly filled with highly qualified candidates offered at market-based rates. To make this happen, the MSP relies on staffing agencies who can find talent with the needed skills, in the desired locations. Without anRead full story…

Top Six Things You Do that Drive Away Your Contingent Workers

October 8, 2015

Track Contingent Worker

Is the unplanned attrition of your contingent workers low and in control? Or is it very high? At DCR Workforce, we counsel our clients to examine contingent worker retention rates as an indicator of worker engagement. While the most common business response to rising levels of unplanned attrition is a revision of pay rates, researchRead full story…

Baby Boomer Executives Choose Interim Work Over Retirement

October 2, 2015

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Earlier this week, we blogged about the increasing number of Baby Boomers electing to transition to contingent work. We continue that series by examining Baby Boomers who have achieved career positions of Vice President or above. Numerous studies indicate that the average age of a CEO of a U.S. company is 55, and the averageRead full story…

Contingent Work is the Option of Many Baby Boomers

October 1, 2015

Contingent Work is the Option of Many Baby Boomers

Nearly three years ago, the DCR blog explored the role that baby boomers play in the U.S. workforce. The term ‘baby boomers’ refers to those born between 1946 to1964. At that time, as the country slowly emerged from the recession, many baby boomers were struggling to find employment after losing permanent positions. Many indicated thatRead full story…