The pandemic has affected job roles in many different ways. For some companies, demand dropped significantly at the start of the pandemic but has returned to normal levels. For others, demand and supply chain fluctuations have proven difficult, such as situations where they have had to lay off staff and then rehire to meet changing needs. For hiring managers, this means that a great level of flexibility is required. Now, staffing agencies are playing a significant role in helping clients become more agile, as employers still need employees to meet business goals. The current environment simply means that hiring managers must be creative and strategic in finding them.
Most procurement departments are familiar with running an office products Request For Proposal (RFP), especially the time, effort and resources required. Years of running RFPs may give a company confidence that they are putting in place an effective office supplies contract with negotiated savings. However, hidden costs are not always uncovered with an Office Products RFP.
While business travel itself can be both rewarding and challenging, nothing makes an employee’s eyes glaze over more quickly than the thought of the post trip expense processing. Time-consuming, rife with potential for error, it can be a hotbed for both inadvertent and deliberate fraud that can lead to severe consequences for individuals and businesses.
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.
Now more than ever, businesses of every kind, from every industry rely on technology to survive and thrive. To do this, over 77% of companies have strengthened their commitment to digital transformation due to the pandemic. Across voice, data, internet, cloud services and mobility, the technology service landscape is essential to evolve successfully in the new normal.
But what will the increasing reliance on telecom cost? It’s true even before the coronavirus the majority of enterprises overspent by 30% or more on technology expenses, and the reliance on communication service providers (CSPs) — and potential costs — is forecasted to increase.
Managing a program can be very complicated, especially when you're never quite sure if you're leaving money on the table. Enter the Cost Plus Savings Model! This rebate program ensures that members of OMNIA Partners don't over-pay on payroll taxes.
Dan Grant, Senior Vice President Vertical Markets, and Lisa Wittmer, Vice President, Partner Development Technology Solutions, were featured by Supply Chain Now in a discussion on the difference between a traditional -vs- modern GPO, the depth of category expertise GPOs leverage for members, how GPOs are helping supply chain leaders future-proof their business, their 2021 supply chain predictions and MUCH more. Watch the video below!
How we are working now and where we will go in the future will depend on the readiness of companies to re-look at their business and redefine their models for maximum productivity. We have seen three trends that are important to consider in this Digital Transformation / Review for Readiness – as we are not likely to go back to the model that we had pre-pandemic: Remote Work Readiness, Returning to Work Safely, Rethinking Operations.
When BlackRock informed clients of the firm’s commitment to help them on their journey of sustainable investing, it confirmed what many sustainability professionals already knew: mainstream investors believe that ESG metrics have a direct impact on risk and return. As such, integrating ESG initiatives into a company’s traditional financial reporting has become increasingly important for enterprises to keep their both retail and institutional investors happy.