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Why Millennials are Tailor-Made for Procurement

October 31, 2017 / by Kris Lindahl posted in Procurement Strategies

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Millennials, the group of individuals born between the year 1980 and 1995, are estimated to make up 50 percent of the total workforce by the year 2020. However, much has been said and written about them, most of it indicating how they are lazy, entitled, pampered, self-involved and unwilling to stay on a job for more than a few years. Such facts are a terrifying prospect for hiring managers who fear that the future workforce is likely to be troublesome for them.

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A One-Stop-Shop Approach to Independent Contractor Management

October 26, 2017 / by Josh Schreck posted in Independent Contractor Compliance, Human Resources, Populus Group

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We know there are many moving parts in the independent contractor machine. Some move faster than others, but all require maintenance and forethought. The misconception that IC engagement is a helplessly complicated puzzle can make solving it feel like a time-consuming mess. The good news is it’s simpler than you may think. Just like running your errands, one-stop-shopping will save valuable time and money. And, we know it works — we have been using this model at Populus Group for years.

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Best Practices for Managing Your Language Translation Program

October 25, 2017 / by Sonda Sahley posted in Corporate Services, Infographic, Language Translation Services, Sajan, Inc.

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Language translation is a critical tool for organizations who want to expand their global footprint. It’s also a fairly complex industry – with many different service offerings, various industry terms and a number of qualified suppliers in the market. This makes taking the right approach to translation essential for success.

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Independent Contractor (1099) Changes to Watch

October 25, 2017 / by Tim Holland posted in Independent Contractor Compliance, Human Resources, Populus Group

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During its first year, the new White House administration is impacting regulations related to independent contractor categorization, as the Populus Group points out in their article “Let it go? DOL withdraws guidance on Independent Contractors and Joint Employment.” The White House will likely have further influence as the President appoints new members to the National Relations Labor Board (NLRB) in 2017/2018.

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FedEx Announces 2018 Rate Increases: What You Need to Know

October 20, 2017 / by Megan Urbas posted in Corporate Services, Small Parcel Solutions, Transportation Impact

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It’s that time of year. Rate increase announcements from small parcel carriers have started to come out – which means that you’ll inevitably be paying more for shipping in 2018. But just how much?

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Fleet Management: An Interview with the Experts

October 19, 2017 / by Katie Virtue posted in Travel Management, Car Rental, National Car Rental and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Interview

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When thinking about your car rental program and provider, does fleet management come to mind as a major consideration? If it doesn’t, then you are not alone. It’s a topic I bring up a lot when talking about car rental with new CU members, so I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you why fleet management should be important to you too.

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7 Indirect Spend Management Facts Every Procurement Professional Should Know

October 16, 2017 / by Ara Arslanian posted in Group Purchasing Organization, Procurement Strategies, GPO

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According to The Hackett Group, "a decision not to use group purchasing organizations (GPOs) for specific indirect spend categories is the same as leaving money on the table." But, research by ProcureCon Indirect West found that 58% of organizations haven’t yet investigated or aren’t using a GPO.

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It’s Time to Redefine Workwear for Women

October 10, 2017 / by Megan Urbas posted in Facilities, Cintas, Infographic, Uniforms and Mats, Branded Apparel

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Millennial women are taking the workforce by storm. According to Inc.com almost 60% of all college students are women, demonstrating a growing gender gap in higher education - the so-called "ticket" to a high-paying job. A recent U.S. Census Bureau analysis shows that as more young women obtained college degrees, delayed having children, and joined the workforce, they edged out millennial men for better-paying jobs.

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The Most Common Project Management Mistakes And How to Avoid Them

October 5, 2017 / by Guest Contributor posted in Talent and Leadership

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Prime Advantage, an OMNIA Partner, has invited industry experts to share insights on achieving manufacturing and business success. In this post, tech enthusiast and freelance writer, Heather Redding, discusses strategies for optimal project oversight.

Effective project management is of value to all kinds of organizations, but manufacturing in particular. Manufacturers must maintain quality and short lead times to satisfy their customer base. The tools and techniques applied in project management ensure that standards and deadlines are met. Whether it's refining procedures or launching new designs, each project stage needs to be planned to ensure delivery.

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