OMNIA Partners Blog

Part 1: Streamline Your Procurement Process with These GPO Category Offerings

September 1, 2022 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Corporate Services, Travel Management, Procurement, gpo, Financial Services, Travel

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It isn’t uncommon for procurement to have to purchase for several different departments within an organization. It’s hard to be an expert in all of the different product and service offerings available and also fully understand what your stakeholders need to be successful. 

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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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Promoting Progress through Diversity Spend

November 3, 2021 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Payroll & HCM Solutions, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Did you know 75% of the workforce now expects their employer to position itself on social and cultural issues? According to a recent study, this is true even if the stance is unrelated to the business itself. As time goes on, more and more progressive companies create a space for conversations and policies regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Solving the Skills Shortage with Contingent Labor

September 9, 2021 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Most organizations throughout the world are experiencing some type of skills shortage. In the US, some 83 percent of businesses are struggling to find workers with the right skillsets, according to the Society for Human Resource Management. Companies that can’t find the skills they need will continue to be at a disadvantage in the marketplace.

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The Worker Classification Law That Could Be Costing You Money

June 15, 2021 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Does it ever feel like there's new independent contractor news every time you turn around?  Uncertainty and constant change? Seems very on-brand for post-2020. There have been two major headlines regarding Independent Contractor Compliance circulating around the industry recently: the first is AB 2257, an update to AB 5; and the second is a proposed DOL rule interpreting IC classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Follow along below as we tell you all you need to know and the impact this could play on your procurement strategy for ICC!

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Navigating HR Management Services – Procurement May Need Help

April 22, 2021 / by OMNIA Partners posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Background Checks & Drug Screening, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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Sourcing and contracting Human Resources (HR) services is a complex and challenging area and it is not getting any easier. The pandemic has had a big impact on how we work and how we staff our organizations. Employment regulations are also subject to constant change.  

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Rethinking Identity Verification During A Pandemic

November 17, 2020 / by Sterling posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Background Checks & Drug Screening, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo

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The COVID-19 pandemic offers us a glimpse of the future, today. It’s forced us to rethink old ways of doing business, and to recognize that it’s time, perhaps past time, to embrace modern approaches to hiring, onboarding, and employing our most treasured asset, people. And it all starts with identity verification.

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