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Reducing Litigation Costs With Project Management [SLIDESHARE]

Reducing Litigation Costs With Project Management [SLIDESHARE]

Facts and events are at the heart of every legal case, and in this day and age – especially on the enterprise level – managing these details is most definitely a science. Yet, there is an art to successful…
Understanding The IT Skills Gap [SLIDESHARE]

Understanding The IT Skills Gap [SLIDESHARE]

As an increasing number of business processes occur through digital channels, IT leaders need to ensure that they have the right people with the right skills in place…
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Understanding The Long Tail

Most procurement managers will tell you that their main priority (and greatest challenge) is to reign-in tail spend (also known as indirect spend). But what exactly is indirect spend and how can it be targeted? Here’s a simple way to…
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The Best Jobs For 2014 In The U.S.

Which professions are projected to lead the way in job creation in the U.S. in 2014 and for the next five years? Data from our Talent Market Analyst tool suggests that the strongest job growth in the coming years…
Attracting Fewer Job Applicants Is A Good Thing

Attracting Fewer Job Applicants Is A Good Thing

Most companies really don’t give a shrug about candidate experience. Yes, it’s a topic that’s been making the rounds of HR and recruiting conferences for five-plus years, but only the most sophisticated
Is It Possible To Deliver Better, Leaner Engineering Field Services?

Is It Possible To Deliver Better, Leaner Engineering Field Services?

Do you deploy technical field service talent for repairs, upgrades, installations, remediation, break-fixes or calibration of medical devices? If you do, you are no doubt managing increasing administration, compliance and regulatory requirements, alongside the need to find
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Understanding The Benefits Of Vendor Management Systems

Without an integrated solution to manage vendors, to track workers, and HR-related spending, organizations are ill-equipped to make the strategic decisions necessary to deploy contingent labor efficiently and safely. Many companies have significant difficulty assessing the amount of third-party…
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So You Want To Be An SIO? [SLIDESHARE]

In our Executive Outlook Survey for 2014, we asked 326 business leaders for their thoughts on socially intelligent organizations (SIOs). While there was great interest in the concept just half of respondents to the survey thought their organization…
Why Strategic Purchasing Gets Results

Why Strategic Purchasing Gets Results

Companies continue to buy indirect services without truly embedding a set of company-wide standards or controls. For any company looking to be more strategic in their purchasing decisions, this is a major impediment. In fact, procurement groups are often…
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Spotlight On Salaries [SLIDESHARE]

Although many labor markets still face high unemployment and uncertain hiring conditions, salary forecasts across the globe are looking brighter for 2014. According to Culpepper’s latest salary outlook, employee base salaries are expected to rise across most global regions…