Maximizing Contingent Labor Performance The goals of contingent labor procurement are to obtain the best people available at the current prevailing wage. No one wants to overpay for labor or have poor performers. This newsletter is the third in a three-part series on how to achieve these goals by doing the following: ...

The goal of contingent labor procurement is to obtain the best people available at the best wage. This newsletter is the second in a three-part series on how to achieve this: Avoid using Staffing Managed Service Providers, i.e., outsourcing contingent labor sourcing Make liberal use of subcontracting to staffing agencies ...

The goals of contingent labor procurement are to obtain the best people available at the current prevailing wage. No one wants to overpay for labor or have poor performers.  This newsletter is the first in a three-part series on how to achieve these goals by doing the following: Avoid using Staffing Managed Service Providers, i.e., outsourcing contingent labor sourcing Make liberal use of subcontracting to staffing agencies Utilize technology to maximize results ...

Advans for IT Projects
Posted by Paul Angelo / May 21, 2017

Advans’ DNA is IT Consulting. It’s how we got started and we love to run IT projects and IT organizations. From architecture and design to deploying, installing, implementing, configuring, customizing, patching, supporting, migrating, and upgrading the entire IT Stack is what gets our juices flowing. We got into the staffing business because our clients liked our project consultants so much they asked us to do staff augmentation for them. At Advans we enjoy scoping out a project with our customers, creating the project plan and then rolling on and rolling off the right people to get the job done. Here’s our track record for IT Projects: ...

Keys to Outsourcing
Posted by Paul Angelo / May 21, 2017

It’s inevitable. You don’t want to pay someone $100,000 to apply patches. You’ve got more important things to do and you want to spend wisely. But outsourcing is not easy, as you are supplanting one set of issues with another. There are two keys to get it right: Knowing what to outsource and what not to outsource Increasing the productivity of the entire team You outsource well-defined, repetitive tasks. Save the high value-added tasks for onsite/onshore staff. Use a blended team of onsite/onshore and offshore staff to ensure the quality of service you expect while controlling costs. Advans specializes in...