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How Technology Increases the Importance of a Human-Centric Industry

May 17, 2022 / by Weichert Workforce Mobility posted in Workforce Mobility, Procurement, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Sure, we may all suffer from a little “tech neck” from time to time, but we can all agree that technology advancements are a wonderful thing. Technology has revolutionized how we move talent, helping us recruit more effectively, manage risks, provide responsive support to assignees, and estimate costs more accurately than ever before. Mobile technology tools have allowed us to engage with employees at every point of their move through systems that are both convenient and highly customized to their needs. So, are these mobility technology platforms effectively taking the place of the relocation counselor? Not quite. In fact, we’re discovering that the opposite rings true: the faster the pace of technology, the more important humans become.

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How Contingent Labor Gives You Advantage in Fight for Talent

May 10, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Rapidly rising in importance amid the talent shortage is contingent labor, workers that provide services to an organization such as independent contractors, freelancers and temporary staff, and are not on the payroll. Almost every company has contingent workers, and many are increasing the use of non-permanent labor while dedicating more spend to the HR category.

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8 Questions to Ask Regarding Pharmacy Benefits Management

May 5, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Infographic, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Insurance & Benefits, gpo

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Understanding the basics when it comes to pharmacy benefits management (PBM) can provide insight for procurement managers trying to find cost savings in unfamiliar territory.

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Stay Competitive with these Talent Acquisition & Purchasing Strategies

April 27, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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Across all fields, the labor shortage is forcing companies to create more attractive ways of getting jobseekers to apply and retaining their current talent. The competition for high-quality employees continues to present challenges for HR and procurement teams. That’s why shifting to a new approach considering candidates' unique upper hand in negotiations can reignite your hiring results.

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Streamlined Procurement with GPO Sourcing Process

April 20, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, gpo

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As a leader in procurement and supply chain management, you know what it feels like to be budget and time constrained especially during economic uncertainty. You and your team play a vital role in determining how to best supply your organization with the materials each department and individual stakeholder needs for success.  

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Why Your Facility Should Recycle Your Old Batteries & Light Bulbs

April 11, 2022 / by Batteries Plus Bulbs posted in Facilities & Infrastructure, Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Information Technology

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When it comes to recycling old batteries and bulbs, many organizations have questions. It can be confusing determining which particular products can be recycled and how your institution should actually go about recycling them.

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How to Tackle Labor Shortages with a “Magnetic” Mobility Policy

April 7, 2022 / by Weichert Workforce Mobility posted in Workforce Mobility, Procurement, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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In 2020, virtually every industry as we know it had to take a new approach to the way they operated while maintaining productivity that ensured the safety of employees. Two years later, these necessary changes have paved the way for dramatic transformations that impact how we work, where we work, and how we engage with our coworkers. These revolutionary adaptions to the way we work have ultimately driven the overall success of businesses during the pandemic.

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How Purchasers Can Protect Business from Impending Cyber Threat

April 6, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement, Information Technology, gpo

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Procurement and IT leaders are busy analyzing their cyber security plans and solutions as the Biden-Harris Administration warns of the potential for a Russian cyber attack following economic sanctions. Now is the time to ensure your organization’s digital infrastructure is protected from any devastating impacts.  

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Meeting Business Traveler Expectations in New Era of Managed Travel

April 4, 2022 / by Enterprise Holdings posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Car Rental, Travel Management, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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As business travel continues to recover, how will travelers’ expectations change, and will corporate travel policies migrate more toward cost savings or traveler satisfaction? What changes from the pandemic might become permanent?

Enterprise and National partnered with BTN Group to identify differences in traveler and travel manager priorities. The study shows gaps exist, but not always over the issues you might expect.


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