Read the latest articles published by Simplify Workforce on topics of Talent Management and Workforce Management Software

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.

Vendor Management Software—the unlikely hero of a digital talent industry

What are the advantages to purchasing a VMS to support your flexible workforce sourcing, onboarding and management? Read on to find out.

What Software do you need to Manage the Future of Work? Move Beyond the VMS

Choosing a VMS used to be about comparing off-the-shelf VMS apps that, once purchased, took months to make operational. Not today. Contingent Workforce Management software has evolved since the early days of Vendor Management Software. In modern systems, managing...

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

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?

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?

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

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

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...

The Need to Improve Digital Literacy for the Future of Work is Only Compounded by Remote Working

While the pandemic has changed how employers think about work from home, there is still a gap in digital literacy for workers to do their jobs effectively. An article by the UK’s Northern Council for Further Education published this month argues that digital literacy...