Solving Temporary Staffing Problems

Jean-Paul Renard | CEO Distinctive Workforce Solutions & Distinctive Personnel

Welcome to the number one podcast for solving problems related to your Temporary Staffing Programs. Jean-Paul Renard, industry legend and CEO of Distinctive Workforce Solutions (DWS), reveals the secrets and best practices of properly managing a temporary staffing program (Workforce, Suppliers and Technology), so that companies can cut cost, improve fulfillment, build better partnerships with their supplier bases, and ultimately reduce the number of challenges that come with managing temporary staffing programs. This podcast is sure to entertain while addressing some of the most common questions DWS receives. read less
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Episodes

Background Checks: How They Work and How They Impact Your Business – With Katie Kulp | Ep. #7
May 13 2020
Background Checks: How They Work and How They Impact Your Business – With Katie Kulp | Ep. #7
Stay informed on the process of background checks: the most important kind, how pricing works in the industry, and what screening legislations mean for your business.  Katie Kulp, today’s guest, is an expert in the industry and shares some insider tips and advice with us.  This episode is intended to entertain and ensure you stay in compliance, thus avoiding any legal issues that could arise.  [03:35] – The differences between a state check, a national search check, an unlimited county check, etc…  AND the 3 reasons you might be conducting a background check.  [10:16] – Which background checks to choose (hint: all 3 would be the most thorough), and how the industry prices them out.  [12:49] – How the recent changes in legislation have impacted Background Screening companies like Chane and how they are managing them.[14:49] – How should you expect your Screening Company to keep you updated on Legislation?[16:55] – New federal and state PRIVACY LAWS. [18:13] – What to run and what resources to can use to ensure you’re in compliance. [21:51] – Chane Solutions and where to contact Katie Kulp. LEAVE SOME FEEDBACK:What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below or email jrenard@dwsworldwide.com with “Solving Temporary Staffing Problems” in the subject line.CONNECT WITH US DIRECTLY: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/solving-temporary-staffing-problems/Brianna: linkedin.com/in/briannastrobel/JP: linkedin.com/in/jeanpaulrenard/
A Winning Strategy: Cross Functional Labor Management (CFLM) | Ep. #6
Apr 27 2020
A Winning Strategy: Cross Functional Labor Management (CFLM) | Ep. #6
Use this strategy to fill all your orders and cut costs.  In our sixth episode, learn how to execute CFLM, why to explore this, and the values you should expect from it.  We’ve seen companies struggle with dealing with peaks and valleys of fulfillment because there are a lack of skilled individuals and will tell you, IT’S NOT NECESSARY.  Train the force you have, backfill the lower positions, and see INCREDIBLE RESULTS.[01:36] – What is CFLM? [04:01] – What this strategy will do for you?  Ensure good fulfillment rates, decrease accidents, reduce costs, and empower your workforce.[06:00] – How this could work for you  [06:49] – The criteria you can use to select individuals and exactly how you'll be cutting costs.[13:35] – Re-cap on the steps for multiple industries – 1. Identify your team.  2. Negotiate lower markups during peak moments.  3. Repeat step 1-2 because attrition will always happen.***DISCLAIMER*** the dance move mentioned is DEFINITELY NOT called The Cherry Picker.  It is indeed called The Shopping Cart (please see this YouTube link for reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DW4Dg6fKzNU)LEAVE SOME FEEDBACK:What should we talk about next? Please let us know in the comments below or email jrenard@dwsworldwide.com with “Solving Temporary Staffing Problems” in the subject line.CONNECT WITH US DIRECTLY: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/solving-temporary-staffing-problems/Brianna: linkedin.com/in/briannastrobel/JP: linkedin.com/in/jeanpaulrenard/
Filling Temp Orders: A Strategy for Distributing Between Suppliers | Ep. #5
Apr 6 2020
Filling Temp Orders: A Strategy for Distributing Between Suppliers | Ep. #5
Revamp your strategy for distributing temporary labor orders between your suppliers so that you save money and build strong relationships with the BEST of the BEST in supply chain.  As an MSP/VMS, we get hit with the frustrations of both suppliers and clients looking for good talent.  We also get insight into WHY certain relationships just WORK.  In episode 5, we reveal to you these insights along with practical steps on how to get where you want in cost savings and near-flawless fulfillment.  [01:07] – Many people distribute ALL their orders to ALL their suppliers.  Sounds good but our stats prove the opposite.[03:01] – 3 reasons on why you should avoid this practice  [05:23] – What to do instead STEP 1: Divvy orders up in a more calculated way to ensure your suppliers are the best they can be.[09:15] – What to do instead STEP 2: Use this to always have benched personnel available in any case of fall through.[10:44] – What to do instead STEP 3: Reward performance SLOWLY.[13:23] – How to measure your suppliers’ performances  [16:26] – Thoughts on Crowd Sourcing Software (Gig Recruiting) and the challenges with it  Leave Some Feedback:What should we talk about next?  Please let us know in the comments below or email jrenard@dwsworldwide.com with “Solving Temporary Staffing Problems” in the subject line.Connect with Us Directly: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/solving-temporary-staffing-problems/  Brianna: linkedin.com/in/briannastrobel/  JP: linkedin.com/in/jeanpaulrenard/