PRO Unlimited Insights Blog

Insights and resources related to building a best-in-class contingent workforce program.

PRO Unlimited Recognized as Both Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group’s 2022 Assessment of VMS Solutions
Posted by Pro Unlimited | May 19th, 2022
PRO’s Wand VMS was ranked as a Leader again this year for core technology, user experience/support, platform breadth and advanced data analytics capabilities. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Announces the Appointment of Healthcare Industry Leader Dr. Christina Dempsey to Its Board of Directors
Posted by Pro Unlimited | May 12th, 2022
Dr. Christina Dempsey’s vast expertise will help increase the value and reach of PRO’s Integrated Workforce Management platform to the Global 2000. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Achieves First Place in HRO Today’s Annual MSP Baker’s Dozen Rankings
Posted by Pro Unlimited | May 10th, 2022
HRO Today ranks the Integrated Workforce Management platform provider as the global leader among MSPs overall and best for quality of service. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Named “Market Leader” in Ardent Partners’ 2022 MSP Solution Advisor Report
Posted by Pro Unlimited | May 4th, 2022
PRO ranked highly for the universal strength of its Integrated Workforce Management platform comprised of MSP, technology and data. [...]

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U.S. Employers Are Waiting Too Long to Address Retention Risks, According to PRO Unlimited’s Latest Labor Market Report
Posted by Pro Unlimited | April 21st, 2022
The report findings reveal that over 50% of contingent workers who leave an assignment early quit within the first two months. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Receives High Scores in SIA's Latest VMS Global Landscape and Differentiators Report
Posted by Pro Unlimited | April 7th, 2022
PRO achieves top marks for direct sourcing, reporting and analytics, user experience and more [...]

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Research Report Conducted by Werklabs and PRO Unlimited Shows Factors Including Respect and Managerial Support Hold High Value for an Empowered Segment of the Workforce
Posted by Pro Unlimited | April 5th, 2022
Study finds that contingent workers’ flexibility draws them to engage with companies, while inclusion and belonging motivate them to stay on. [...]

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PRO Unlimited’s UK Gender Pay Gap Report, Diversity and Representation Commitments
Posted by Pro Unlimited | April 5th, 2022
Learn about the gender pay gap, what it means for PRO’s UK employee populations, and how PRO plans to increase female representation at the highest levels of the organization. [...]

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PRO Unlimited to Acquire Geometric Results, Inc., a Leading Managed Services Provider
Posted by Pro Unlimited | March 29th, 2022
Clients will realize enhanced performance, innovation and management in their contingent workforce programs through the combined global companies. [...]

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LPGA Star Jessica Korda Tees Up Partnership with PRO Unlimited
Posted by Pro Unlimited | March 24th, 2022
One of the biggest names in women’s golf will represent the PRO Unlimited brand following a new endorsement deal with the company. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Appoints New Chief Revenue Officer to Drive Next Stage of Growth
Posted by Pro Unlimited | March 16th, 2022
PRO Unlimited continues to expand its executive team with former Shift Technology, SAP and Adobe executive, Don Matejko [...]

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PRO Unlimited Appoints Chief Marketing Officer to its Leadership Team
Posted by Pro Unlimited | March 9th, 2022
Veteran marketing executive, Srinivasan, is tapped to elevate the organization's position in the contingent workforce management industry [...]

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Getting Started on Collecting Diversity Data
Posted by Pro Unlimited | February 18th, 2022
Diversity data is a key component of an impactful DE&I strategy that will help to create change across the entire organization. [...]

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Europe Labor Market Report for January 2022: Key Takeaways and Rising Trends
Posted by Pro Unlimited | February 14th, 2022
PRO Unlimited’s Europe Labor Market Report for January 2022 outlines the latest hiring and pay rate trends for businesses to consider in attracting talent. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Forms Strategic Partnership with Ceridian to Further Enhance its Worker Experience Solution with On-Demand Pay
Posted by Pro Unlimited | January 28th, 2022
PRO Unlimited’s strategic partnership with Ceridian broadens its Worker Experience solution by offering Dayforce Wallet, enabling employees to access their pay on demand. [...]

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UK and European Employers Enter The Great Remuneration, Boost Pay and Benefits to Address Skilled Worker Shortage
Posted by Pro Unlimited | January 26th, 2022
PRO Unlimited’s January 2022 Europe Labor Market Report reveals that employers in the UK and Europe are facing a severe crunch for skilled talent amidst a strengthening labor market. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins Gold in the 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards
Posted by Pro Unlimited | December 30th, 2021
Brandon Hall Group recognizes PRO Unlimited’s hiring intelligence solution, RatePoint, and VMS, Wand, based on their breakthrough innovation and unique differentiators. [...]

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The Human Side of Contingent Workforce Five-Star Data and Analytics
Posted by Andrew Karpie | December 29th, 2021
Understand the impact of humans on data in contingent workforce management and gain insights for evaluating solution providers. [...]

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Five-Star Data, Pt. 2: Data-Driven Transformation of Contingent Workforce Management
Posted by Andrew Karpie | December 29th, 2021
Learn about the benefits of transitioning to data-centric, platform-based contingent workforce management. [...]

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Labor Market Report: The Current State of Remote Work
Posted by Pro Unlimited | December 23rd, 2021
PRO Unlimited’s November 2021 Market Report outlines shifts in worker priorities during the pandemic and trends for businesses to consider in getting talent. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins Gold in 11th Annual Best in Biz Awards for Enterprise Product of the Year
Posted by Pro Unlimited | December 15th, 2021
Best in Biz Awards recognizes PRO Unlimited’s VMS, Wand, as a comprehensive solution for all stakeholders in the contingent labor ecosystem. [...]

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Organizations that Don’t Offer Remote or Hybrid Options Forecasted to Miss Out on 58% of Future Candidates, According to PRO Unlimited’s Labor Market Report
Posted by Pro Unlimited | December 8th, 2021
PRO Unlimited’s November 2021 Labor Market Report shows the latest developments, trends, and insights for worker preferences in the U.S. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Announces the Appointment of Human Capital Management Industry Pioneer Teresa Carroll to Its Board of Directors
Posted by Pro Unlimited | December 7th, 2021
Teresa Carroll’s expert guidance will help further expand the value of PRO’s Integrated Workforce Management platform. [...]

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PRO Unlimited's Global Supplier Awards Recognize Suppliers for Contingent Workforce Service Excellence
Posted by Pro Unlimited | November 23rd, 2021
PRO Unlimited acknowledges staffing agencies supporting PRO’s global client base that deliver superior service in the contingent workforce industry. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins Gold in 2021 CEO World Awards for Best New Product of the Year
Posted by Pro Unlimited | November 11th, 2021
PRO Unlimited is recognized in 2021 CEO World Awards for its innovative hiring and market rate intelligence platform. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Gets High Marks in SIA’s 2021 MSP Global Landscape and Differentiators Report
Posted by Pro Unlimited | November 2nd, 2021
PRO and newly acquired Workforce Logiq achieved top “Core” ratings while pursuing a shared vision of next-gen MSP. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Named a 2021 “50 to Know” Provider by Spend Matters
Posted by Pro Unlimited | October 21st, 2021
PRO Unlimited has been named a “50 to Know” provider by Spend Matters for its strong technology and innovation. [...]

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PRO Unlimited and Glider AI Announce New Strategic Partnership to Optimize Contingent Worker Hiring
Posted by Pro Unlimited | October 18th, 2021
PRO Unlimited and Glider AI’s partnership offers organizations a competitive advantage by enabling them to better validate, assess and source the best talent. [...]

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Charting the Course from Five-Star Data to “Data as Value”
Posted by Andrew Karpie | October 6th, 2021
Discover how “data as value” is realized through a focus on the principles of five-star data, boosting the performance of contingent workforce programs. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Enhances Its Industry-Leading Direct Sourcing and Worker Experience Solutions While Expanding into Light Industrial and Shift Workers with Acquisition of WillHire
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 29th, 2021
PRO Unlimited acquires WillHire and enhances industry-leading direct sourcing and worker experience solutions. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Welcomes Industry Expert as New Chief Client Officer
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 22nd, 2021
Jessica Kane has joined the PRO Unlimited executive team as its new and first ever Chief Client Officer. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Named a Leader in NelsonHall’s Contingent Workforce Management and Managed Service Programs NEAT® Assessment 2021
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 15th, 2021
NelsonHall named PRO Unlimited a leader in their 2021 Contingent Workforce Management and Managed Service Programs assessment. [...]

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Leveraging Five-Star Data
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 8th, 2021
Learn about the increasing importance of quality data within human capital management and how it can drive significant program benefits [...]

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PRO Unlimited Named a Leader and Star Performer in Everest Group's Contingent Workforce Management and Managed Service Provider PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2021
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 31st, 2021
We are excited to announce that PRO Unlimited has been named both a “Leader” and “Star Performer” in Everest Group's "Contingent Workforce Management (CWM) [...]

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Searching for a “New Normal” in PRO Unlimited’s Contingent Labor Market Report
Posted by Andrew Karpie | August 26th, 2021
As organizations examine the tumultuous past 20 months, PRO’s “August ’21 Labor Market Report” provides data-driven guidance on key trends and related insights. [...]

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CEO Kevin Akeroyd Talks Contingent Talent and Its Role Post-Pandemic
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 20th, 2021
Read how contingent talent is playing a key role in the post-pandemic workforce. [...]

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PRO Unlimited to Acquire Workforce Logiq via Agreement with EQT
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 17th, 2021
We’re excited to announce that, through an agreement with EQT Private Equity, PRO will acquire Workforce Logiq from affiliates of The Carlyle Group later this year, subject to customary regulatory approvals. [...]

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Data as a Service (DaaS) and Contingent Workforce Management
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 12th, 2021
Learn about using a DaaS solution to answer contingent workforce management questions like how much to pay for a resource, where to source, how rates are moving, and more. [...]

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DirectSource PRO Attracts the Attention of Multiple Fortune 500 Companies
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 4th, 2021
Clients are leveraging DirectSource PRO to realize more informed hiring, greater diversity and inclusion, and an improved candidate experience. [...]

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Rebecca Perrault Discusses Emerging Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives in a Post-Pandemic World with Enterprise Podcast Network
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 4th, 2021
Rebecca Perrault discusses important issues regarding the emergence of a “new normal” of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a post-pandemic world. [...]

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Top 10 Cities Where Hiring is Booming!
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 2nd, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic may have upended the economy, but the jobs market is now rebounding in a big way [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins Two Gold Globee Awards for Outstanding Customer Success and Customer Service
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 2nd, 2021
PRO Unlimited places gold in Customer Success and Customer Service & Support Department of the year. [...]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: How can companies make DE&I work for traditional and contingent workers?
Posted by PRO Unlimited | July 29th, 2021
In a recent Q&A with Spend Matters, Rebecca Perrault shared her expertise and insight about how DE&I is changing and how companies can expand their approaches to include contingent workers. [...]

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PRO Unlimited’s New UNITES Diversity Council to Lead Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Transformation in the Contingent Workforce Industry
Posted by PRO Unlimited | July 14th, 2021
PRO’s new UNITES Diversity Council strives to advance DEI in the contingent management workforce and on its purely vendor-neutral platform. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins Two Globees® in the 16th Annual 2021 IT World Awards®
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 29th, 2021
We’re excited to announce that the 2021 IT World Awards have crowned PRO Unlimited’s Wand VMS and RatePoint hiring intelligence solution winners for their groundbreaking technology. [...]

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How AI Is Driving Exciting Breakthroughs in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 21st, 2021
A recent Fortune/Deloitte survey indicated that more than 95% of CEOs consider diversity, equity and inclusion a “personal strategic priority.” Another survey by Gartner reported that diversity and inclusion is the No. 1 talent management priority for CEOs. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins Gold Stevie Award for Wand VMS and RatePoint
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 10th, 2021
Great news! We earned three honors at the 19th Annual American Business Awards® for two of our SaaS offerings designed to improve global contingent labor hiring practices, including reducing costs, expediting time-to-fill processes, and improving applicant quality. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Modernizes Its Worker Experience and Employer of Record Solution for the Contingent Workforce Management Industry
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 8th, 2021
PRO Unlimited’s Worker Experience and Employer of Record solution helps employers to better attract, manage and retain contingent talent. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Launches Industry’s Most Powerful DaaS Solution for Real-Time Labor Rate Data
Posted by PRO Unlimited | May 17th, 2021
PRO Unlimited launches industry’s most powerful daas solution for real-time labor rate data to fuel the contingent workforce management industry [...]

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Get Exclusive Insights on Optimizing Cost Savings and Increasing Global Visibility
Posted by PRO Unlimited | May 6th, 2021
Get exclusive insights on optimizing cost savings and increasing global visibility by PRO Unlimited at SIG Summit 2021 [...]

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PRO Unlimited Recognized as a Leader in Everest Group’s VMS Products Assessment 2021
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 13th, 2021
PRO Unlimited is a Leader in Everest Group’s PEAK Matrix® 2021 evaluation, a competitive assessment of the Vendor Management System technology landscape. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Unveils NorthStar HCM: Human Capital Management and Consulting Solutions
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 6th, 2021
NorthStar HCM delivers unparalleled subject matter expertise, best practices and data insights to help elevate an organization’s contingent labor program. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Partners with Mitchell Madison Group to Deliver Sourcing and Modern Workforce Solutions
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 30th, 2021
PRO Unlimited partners with Mitchell Madison Group to deliver sourcing and modern workforce solutions in the contingent labor industry [...]

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Podcast Highlights from “Insights on Navigating IR35: A Conversation with MUFG’s Margot King”
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 12th, 2021
Check out these excerpts from our IR35 podcast with MUFG’s Margot King on navigating the complex challenges around compliance. [...]

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The DirectSource PRO Platform
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 9th, 2021
DirectSource PRO is the most sophisticated one-stop platform to effectively manage all aspects of direct sourcing for contingent labor. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Unveils New Diversity and Inclusion Platform “PRO Unites” Strengthened by Stanford University Research
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 16th, 2021
PRO Unlimited unveils new diversity and inclusion platform strengthened by Stanford University research [...]

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PRO Unlimited Acquires Brainnet Group
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 11th, 2021
We’re pleased to announce the continued expansion of our global footprint in EMEA with the acquisition of Brainnet Group, the leading purely vendor-neutral Managed Services Provider (MSP) in the Netherlands. [...]

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Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Set to Extend Off-Payroll Tax Rules into The Private Sector
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 10th, 2021
PRO Unlimited has released a guide to help organizations better prepare for the arrival of IR35 in the UK private sector. [...]

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Understanding the Current Workforce Landscape: Insights from the February 2021 Labor Market Report
Posted by Dustin Burgess | February 4th, 2021
With the current workforce landscape changing rapidly, our new “February 2021 Labor Market Report” digs into the some of the key data observations we’re seeing in the labor market. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Becomes Founding Member of APSCo Outsource
Posted by PRO Unlimited | January 27th, 2021
PRO Unlimited has joined the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) in their new service offering in the UK, called APSCo Outsource, as a founding member. [...]

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PRO Unlimited and Eightfold AI Announce Exclusive Partnership to Bring AI and Diversity & Inclusion to Modern Workforce Management
Posted by PRO Unlimited | January 26th, 2021
We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Eightfold AI, a talent intelligence pioneer and leader. [...]

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Wand VMS Wins Gold at 2020 Brandon Hall Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | January 21st, 2021
We’re excited to share the news that our Wand Vendor Management System (VMS) recently won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold Award for excellence in the “Best Advance in Unique HR or Workforce Management Technology” category. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Further Strengthens Its Contingent Workforce Management Platform with the Acquisition of PeopleTicker
Posted by PRO Unlimited | January 12th, 2021
We just announced the acquisition of PeopleTicker, a leader in compensation data specializing in contingent labor rates and hiring intelligence globally. [...]

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Kevin Akeroyd, CEO of PRO Unlimited, Discusses the Expanding Gig Economy on ‘Straight Talk’ with HR.com
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 23rd, 2020
Kevin Akeroyd, CEO of PRO Unlimited, sat down with HR.com to discuss his recent appointment as CEO of PRO Unlimited as well as challenges and trends he sees defining the contingent workforce management industry. [...]

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PRO Unlimited CEO Kevin Akeroyd Sits Down with Future of Sourcing to Discuss the Future of PRO and the Contingent Workforce Management Industry
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 23rd, 2020
Kevin Akeroyd sits down with Future of Sourcing to discuss why he decided to enter the contingent workforce management industry, and why PRO specifically, as well as trends that will shape the industry in the future. [...]

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The Digitization of Contingent Labor Management
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 22nd, 2020
In these shifting economic times, many leading companies are choosing to accelerate key strategies and initiatives rather than take a cautious approach. They’re acting quicker, thinking bigger, and investing in technology and innovation. They’re also leveraging data and analytics to increase organizational agility and gain a critical edge on the competition. [...]

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What Is a VMS (Vendor Management System), and Why Use It?
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 21st, 2020
As the contingent workforce continues to grow, accounting for a larger share of total employment year after year, businesses have sought ways to better manage these workers. For many companies, contingent labor programs operate in myriad silos, and organizations lack visibility across all of them. [...]

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Leveraging Rate and Market Intelligence to Inform Smarter Talent Landscaping
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 18th, 2020
In 2020, COVID-19 has upended both candidate hiring and the workforce landscape. According to a recent study, almost twice as many employees are working from home as at work. [...]

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Kevin Akeroyd and PRO Unlimited join the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Pledge
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 15th, 2020
As a leader in contingent workforce management, PRO Unlimited understands the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion for the industry and our people. Our goals can [...]

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CPO Rising Surveys Contingent Workforce Leaders on Workforce Trends that Will Shape 2021
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 2nd, 2020
CPO Rising’s Christopher Dwyer surveys several thought leaders in the Contingent Workforce Industry on the trends that will shape the Contingent Workforce in 2021. [...]

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Spend Matters Catches Up With Kevin Akeroyd to Discuss His Vision of the Future of Contingent Workforce Management
Posted by PRO Unlimited | November 20th, 2020
Andrew Karpie of Spend Matters interviews Kevin Akeroyd, CEO of PRO Unlimited, to discuss Kevin’s view of the contingent workforce industry today as well as his vision for PRO Unlimited’s growth within the industry. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Honored with Multiple Wins at the 2020 Globee International Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | November 4th, 2020
This year’s 2020 Globee International Awards have recognized PRO Unlimited for its achievements in both technology and services. PRO’s Wand Vendor Management System (VMS) has been named Gold Winner in Vendor Management Solutions [...]

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Inclusion & Diversity Solution by PRO Unlimited
Posted by PRO Unlimited | November 4th, 2020
The collective sum of individual differences our employees, partners and clients bring to the table drives our business and achievements. PRO understands that it takes diversity of culture and experience to create a truly global [...]

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The California Legislature Approves Assembly Bill 2257 for ABC Test
Posted by PRO Unlimited | October 21st, 2020
The California Legislature has now approved Assembly Bill (AB) 2257, which clarifies and expands the exemptions for the three-part ABC test established under AB 5 for determining employment status of independent contractors (ICs). [...]

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Wand VMS Named a Gold Winner at the 2020 CEO World Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | October 14th, 2020
We’re thrilled to announce that the 2020 CEO World Awards have honored our Wand Vendor Management System (VMS) with a Gold Award in the “Best New Product, Service or Solution of the Year” category. [...]

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The Wall Street Journal Taps Kevin Akeroyd for His Insights into the Current Workforce Landscape
Posted by PRO Unlimited | October 14th, 2020
In a Wall Street Journal article titled, “Silicon Valley Pay Cuts Ignite Tech-Industry Covid-19 Tensions,” the reporters Katherine Bindley and Eliot Brown begin the piece with the following, “Tech workers fleeing the San Francisco Bay Area to work remotely amid the pandemic are facing a new reality: pay cuts.” [...]

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Revisiting the Familiar: A Webinar Update on IR35
Posted by PRO Unlimited | October 10th, 2020
PRO Unlimited and APSCO (Association of Professional Staffing Companies) will be hosting a webinar titled, “IR35: Revisiting the Familiar” on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 11:00 am GMT! It is widely known that the implementation of the Off Payroll Working Rules (or IR35) into the UK private sector has been delayed by one year from 6th April 2020 to 6th April 2021. [...]

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SIG 2020 Global Executive Summit Selects PRO Unlimited as Featured Speaker
Posted by PRO Unlimited | October 7th, 2020
PRO Unlimited is honored to speak at this year’s SIG Global Executive Summit that will take place on October 13th – 15th. This annual Summit brings together thousands of procurement leaders from around the world to discuss the latest in industry innovation. [...]

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Infographic: The State of the Remote Workforce
Posted by PRO Unlimited | October 1st, 2020
As organizations adjust to this new reality and look to a post-pandemic landscape, many are planning to move a greater portion of their workforce remote. A recent report indicated more than 30% of companies plan to have a majority of their workforce functioning remotely in the future – a 10X increase from before the pandemic. [...]

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Wand VMS Wins Four International Stevie Awards: Comments from the Judges
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 30th, 2020
We were thrilled with the recent announcement that PRO Unlimited was a winner of multiple Stevie Awards at the 2020 International Business Awards, including three Gold Awards and one Silver Award. [...]

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PRO Unlimited to Kick Off Special Guest Speaker Series with Yassmin Abdel-Magied
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 14th, 2020
PRO Unlimited has launched a quarterly event series for its employees featuring esteemed guest speakers from a variety of industries. The special series will kick off on September 17th, with Yassmin Abdel-Magied shining a spotlight on Diversity and Inclusion [...]

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PRO Unlimited’s Global Supplier Awards Recognize Suppliers for Contingent Service Excellence
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 10th, 2020
PRO Unlimited has named its honorees for its annual Global Supplier Awards. These awards assess the accomplishments of the staffing agencies serving PRO’s global client base and identify those that demonstrated commitment beyond expectations in 2019. [...]

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Leading Contingent Workforce Industry Outlets Cover New CEO Appointment
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 8th, 2020
PRO Unlimited has launched a quarterly event series for its employees featuring esteemed guest speakers from a variety of industries. The special series will kick off on September 17th, with Yassmin Abdel-Magied shining a spotlight on Diversity and Inclusion [...]

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The Future of Contingent Workforce Management Software
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 3rd, 2020
PRO Unlimited is a sponsor of this year’s CWS Summit North America and has been a leader in the Contingent Workforce Management Industry for 30 years! If you’re looking to gain insights into the latest contingent workforce technology and professional services trends while [...]

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How the Remote Workforce Is Impacting the Battle for Talent
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 18th, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic has spread, many companies have been forced into pilot programs for remote work. According to a recent Gallup study, about 70% of workers have been working remotely in some capacity. [...]

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Infographic: How Suppliers Use Wand Mobile to Manage Key Action Items
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 12th, 2020
As with most people in the workplace, account managers, recruiters and billing specialists are typically “on the go,” but until now there hasn’t been a mobile Vendor Management System (VMS) developed specifically with these users’ needs and workflows in mind. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Recognized for Excellence in Customer Experience
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 10th, 2020
PRO Unlimited has been named a finalist by The British Quality Foundation (BQF) UK Excellence Awards for providing an exceptional customer experience! The award recognizes our team members for their commitment to outstanding client service. [...]

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6 Reasons to Use an MSP (Managed Services Provider)
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 5th, 2020
According to a recent industry report, total staffing industry revenue for the United States alone is projected to be $126.1 billion in 2020, with double-digit growth forecast for 2021. [...]

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Futureproofing Your Contingent Workforce Program
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 4th, 2020
CDK Global and PRO Unlimited will be hosting a webinar titled, “Futureproofing Your Contingent Workforce Program: Tips for Navigating the Pandemic and Beyond” [...]

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A Welcome Letter from Kevin Akeroyd, PRO Unlimited’s New Chief Executive Officer
Posted by Kevin Akeroyd | July 30th, 2020
I’m thrilled to lead PRO into its next phase of innovation and growth, which coincides with a paradigm shift occurring throughout the workforce [...]

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Video: Why Use an MSP and VMS?
Posted by PRO Unlimited | July 16th, 2020
In this short video, you’ll learn about the benefits of utilizing an MSP and VMS to manage your organization’s contingent workforce: [...]

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What Is Contingent Workforce Management?
Posted by PRO Unlimited | July 7th, 2020
In recent years, a combination of factors has led to organizations increasingly relying on contingent (temporary) workers to support growth. The latest SIA gig economy report estimates that roughly one-third of U.S. workers (53 million) are contingent workers. [...]

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3 Ways Chatbots Are Improving Sourcing and Hiring for Contingent Workforce Managers
Posted by PRO Unlimited | July 2nd, 2020
When sourcing a contingent job opening, the best candidates are often in high demand and can disappear in minutes if not less. [...]

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PRO Unlimited Recognized for Excellence in Professional Services by UK Business Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 25nd, 2020
We were named a finalist by the UK Business Awards (UKBA) for professional services. PRO has been recognized by several organizations in 2020 for its unmatched client services support! [...]

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Understanding Contingent Worker Redeployment
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 22nd, 2020
In today’s hotly contested market, organizations are losing talent in a matter of minutes and seconds rather than days and weeks. In this landscape, savvy organizations are looking for new ways to retain their top-tier contingent workers rather than losing them [...]

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PRO Unlimited Named ‘Great Place to Work’ For a Second Year in a Row
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 15th, 2020
PRO was recently certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ for a second consecutive year! This accolade was awarded to us due to the overall positive feedback our amazing employees provided along with our efforts on building a strong cultural philosophy. [...]

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3 Tips for Contingent Workforce Management During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 22nd, 2020
Organizations around the world are feeling the effects of Covid-19 as they try to manage workers in various locations, each with their own unique situations, laws and cultures. Here are three tips for managing your contingent workforce in the best possible way in the current landscape [...]

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5 Major Contingent Workforce Management Trends to Watch in 2020
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 16th, 2020
HR Strategy and Planning Excellence magazine tapped PRO Unlimited’s Dustin Burgess, SVP, Strategy, Analytics, and Metrics to share his insights about 2020’s top Contingent Workforce Management Trends. Dustin comments that today’s tight labor market has created a fierce battle for talent. [...]

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Understanding SOW Management: How Outsourcing to an MSP is Key
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 3rd, 2020
Statement of Work (SOW) projects are a complex, yet essential, part of the business world. Millions of dollars and many stakeholder hours are spent dedicated to working through the execution of SOWs [...]

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2019 Contingent Workforce Management Awards Recap
Posted by PRO Unlimited | January 27th, 2020
In 2019, we were honored to receive more than 25 industry awards in recognition of our contingent workforce management technology and services [...]

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PRO Unlimited’s Top 10 Contingent Workforce Management Resources of 2019
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 18th, 2019
In the past year, PRO Unlimited has published dozens of blog posts, white papers, case studies, data sheets and more with the goal of helping organizations understand the latest trends, tools and technological innovations shaping contingent workforce management. [...]

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VMS and Chatbots: Forbes Taps PRO’s Ted Sergott to Discuss this Emerging Topic
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 9th, 2019
In our latest piece with Forbes, join PRO Unlimited’s EVP of Product Development, Ted Sergott, as he discusses AI in the form of conversational interfaces and chatbots [...]

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IR35: Update To HMRC CEST Tool
Posted by PRO Unlimited | December 7th, 2019
With four months to go until IR35 legislation is implemented across the private sector in the UK, the UK tax authorities (HMRC) released the updated version of their online Check Employment Status for Tax (CEST) tool this week [...]

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The Future of VMS at ProcureCon HR 2019
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 17th, 2019
If you’re looking to gain insights into the latest contingent workforce technology and professional services trends while at ProcureCon HR, please stop by PRO Unlimited’s booth [...]

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PRO Unlimited to Present at ProcureCon Indirect West 2019
Posted by PRO Unlimited | September 4th, 2019
The PRO Unlimited team is counting down the days until we get to meet fellow practitioners at ProcureCon Indirect West 2019, in Scottsdale, Arizona, Sept. 16 to 18. [...]

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VMS UI Design and the Power of Personalization
Posted by PRO Unlimited | August 22nd, 2019

How do you VMS? When it comes to contingent workforce management, each individual has different preferences, priorities and workflows. The one constant, it seems, is a heavy workload [...]

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SIG Nominates PRO Unlimited for “Future of Sourcing” Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 20th, 2019

As a global leader in contingent workforce management, we have been named a finalist in the Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Future of Sourcing Awards in two categories [...]

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Using Mobile to Submit Candidates to Job Requests and Improve Time to Fill
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 19th, 2019

Staffing agencies are frequently under pressure to field new requests from clients and submit candidates as quickly as possible to increase the odds [...]

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The Latest on IR35: Mid-Year Update
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 18th, 2019

Discussions should hopefully be well underway now regarding how to meet the new off-payroll working rules (known as IR35), currently due to implement in April 2020. [...]

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ProcureCon IT Taps PRO Unlimited to Lead Talent Management Panel
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 15th, 2019

In a few short days, the PRO Unlimited team will head to Denver for the ProcureCon IT Sourcing conference from June 18th to 20th. As the only peer-led sourcing [...]

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Contingent Workforce: Q2 Regulatory Webinar
Posted by PRO Unlimited | June 12th, 2019

As laws and regulations evolve and affect the contingent workforce landscape, your company may be at risk if you’re not sure how these changes impact you [...]

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PRO Unlimited Wins 3 Stevie Awards in 2019 American Business Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | May 25th, 2019

We’re excited to announce that PRO Unlimited has received 2019 Stevie Awards in the following categories [...]

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PRO Unlimited Strengthens Its Cloud Security with CSA STAR Certification & ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification
Posted by PRO Unlimited | May 20th, 2019

We achieved CSA STAR certification from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and have successfully incorporated the control requirements from ISO/IEC 27017:2015 into the ISO/IEC 27017:2013 certification[...]

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PRO Unlimited Named “Top Workforce Management Solution Provider in the UK”
Posted by PRO Unlimited | May 17th, 2019

More exciting news on the award front! We have been selected as one of the “Top Workforce Management Solution Providers in the UK” for 2019 by HR Tech Outlook. [...]

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PRO Invited to Lead Contingent Workforce Roundtable in London
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 25th, 2019

PRO Unlimited is preparing to connect with more than 150 procurement professionals in London at the Indirect Category Leadership Forum on May 14th and 15th. With both strategic and category-led topics [...]

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PRO is Honored as Finalist for 2019 World Procurement Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 17th, 2019

PRO has been selected as a finalist for demonstrating excellence in Procurement Consultancy for the 2019 World Procurement Awards. The organizations shortlisted for this honor represent the most impressive procurement [...]

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PRO Recognizes Staffing Agencies with its Annual Global Supplier Awards
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 12th, 2019

With our annual Global Supplier Awards for Service, we recently honored outstanding staffing agencies that consistently go above and beyond to perform for our clients [...]

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The Future of VMS: Connect with the PRO team at ProcureCon Indirect Europe
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 7th, 2019

The PRO Unlimited team is excited to discuss the latest contingent workforce management and procurement strategies with procurement professionals at the long-standing industry conference, ProcureCon Indirect [...]

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CWS Europe Taps PRO to Lead Artificial Intelligence & Global Trends Roundtable
Posted by PRO Unlimited | April 2nd, 2019

It has been a busy conference season already! We have been in Miami for two Procurement conferences and our team is headed to two more conferences next week — one of them being the CWS Summit Europe [...]

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Learn the Latest Contingent Workforce Management Trends at ProcureCon Indirect East
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 24th, 2019

With ProcureCon Indirect East just days away, the PRO team is excitedly preparing to connect with fellow senior procurement practitioners in Amelia Island, FL, from March 25 to 27th [...]

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PRO Chosen as NCSA’s Service Organization of the Year
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 17th, 2019

PRO has just been named the winner of the 2019 National Customer Service Association (NCSA) All-Stars Award for Service Organization of the Year (large business)! NCSA is a membership organization [...]

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Get the Latest Procurement Insights at Americas Procurement Congress 2019
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 10th, 2019

Americas Procurement Congress 2019 is just days away and the PRO Unlimited team is looking forward to meeting with our fellow procurement professionals in Miami, FL from March 14th to 15th [...]

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Get the Latest News on Contingent Workforce Regulatory Updates
Posted by PRO Unlimited | March 5th, 2019

Once again, PRO’s experts in the following departments: Legal, HR, Contractor Compliance Services, Immigration, and Client Payroll Operations have published this quarter’s U.S. and Global Regulatory Newsletters [...]

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5 Ways Mobile Helps Suppliers Increase Their Effectiveness
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 25th, 2019

Across industries, workers are using mobile devices to improve effectiveness. According to one recent study, employees see a 34 percent increase in efficiency by using smartphones at work [...]

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See You at HCI’s 2019 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 19th, 2019

The PRO Unlimited team is looking forward to traveling to Miami, Florida on March 5th for HCI’s 2019 People Analytics & Workforce Planning Conference. The conference will share how high-performing organizations [...]

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Global Consulting Firm Chooses a Vendor-Neutral Contingent Workforce Management Solution
Posted by PRO Unlimited | February 17th, 2019

The business of consulting firms has always been based on providing highly skilled, specialized personnel to drive their clients’ success. Yet, while these firms have always dealt in delivering people as their product [...]

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