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The Future of Work is ‘Hybrid’

The Future of Work is ‘Hybrid’

McKinsey & Co. has just released an eye-popping report that looks into the future of work and the move to hybrid and flexible approaches.

HOW CAN A MODERN VENDOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SAVE YOU MONEY?

HOW CAN A MODERN VENDOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM SAVE YOU MONEY?

Academics and experts agree the Future of Work is about flexibility and adaptability. Organizations have responded to a new market reality of a post-COVID lock-down era, by increasing their commitment to flexible working and the use of a flexible workforce...

CUTTING THE COST OF INDIRECT LABOR SPEND

CUTTING THE COST OF INDIRECT LABOR SPEND

How procurement teams can achieve significant economies in their indirect staffing spend without upsetting the apple cart? The Cost of Talent In most organizations, staffing costs are one of the biggest bills. In recent years, the costs of payroll and of contracted...

When is a Vendor Management System not a ‘VMS’ anymore?

When is a Vendor Management System not a ‘VMS’ anymore?

Vendor Management Systems have been around for over three decades. They began as simple ‘spreadsheet replacement apps’ to manage indirect staffing costs, but what are they today? And are they right for your business? The Emergence of Indirect Labor Spend Many of us...

TRANSPARENCY IN PAY: Is it the Right Decision for Your Company?

TRANSPARENCY IN PAY: Is it the Right Decision for Your Company?

Increasing numbers of employers are making salaries visible to candidates and employees as a means to build trust and close the gender pay gap. Is this the right decision for your company? And what are the implications to individuals of sharing pay information?Pay...

Go/No-Go: THE RESULTS

Go/No-Go: THE RESULTS

This month, Microsoft told their staff they won’t ever have to go into the office every day ever again if they don’t want to.  The world of work is changing, and flexible remote working is the order of the day.  That made us curious about what people think of this new...

Gig Work isn’t just for the Contingent Workforce

Gig Work isn’t just for the Contingent Workforce

Recent research on the impact of the pandemic on the U.S. labor market points to dramatic shifts in attitudes and behaviors. The survey performed by Self.Inc suggests that economic hardship and anxieties over job security are causing millions of workers to re-balance...

Four Things to Keep in Mind When Hiring Gen Z

Four Things to Keep in Mind When Hiring Gen Z

What we have known to be true about hiring the Millennial workforce is not the case for Gen Z. Here's what you need to know to help you recruit the best talent for your company. For those looking for a VMS solution for hiring and retaining talent, sign up for a demo....

Future Leaders Must Lead with Empathy to Stay Relevant

Future Leaders Must Lead with Empathy to Stay Relevant

Without empathy as part of company culture and policy, companies can become obsolete. Here's what our clients need to know about empathetic leadership in our series on Future of Work. The importance of empathy at organizations may no longer be an option. Not only does...

Customers: What is the Future of Work at Your Company?

Customers: What is the Future of Work at Your Company?

At Simplify VMS, we think a lot about the future of work—especially when it comes to the contingent workforce. We’re also hearing about trends from our customers. For this piece, we’d like to share some of those trends and learn more from you, whether you’re seeing...

Why CQ May Be the Most Important Measure of an Employee

Why CQ May Be the Most Important Measure of an Employee

This article is part of our new series on the Future of Work where we uncover the latest trends and best practices to prepare for the workplace of tomorrow.   Why CQ May Be the Most Important Measure of an Employee   It’s no secret that companies have on some level...

Diverse Thinking in the Workplace

Diverse Thinking in the Workplace

The latest article from Forbes Technology Council is written by SimplifyVMS' very own CPO, Vivek Bedi. Vivek introduces some challenging and thought-provoking perspectives on the topic of diverse thinking in the workplace.  "Without diverse thinking on our teams, we...

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