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ProcureCon 2024 Contingent Staffing List of Speakers

Drive Staffing Supplier ROI with Proven Communication Strategies

This SIG (Sourcing Interest Group) webinar requires a membership. Where I share proven methodologies to strengthen your relationship with your existing staffing suppliers.

We will review a cadence for partner communications; moving beyond the job description to uncover vital information to be shared for improved results. This webinar will look at staffing supplier performance; how to take the relationship to the next level by establishing and measuring key SLAs & KPIs.

nextSource Announces Its 2017 Keystone Award Winners

Cheryl Tracz, nextSource’s director of supplier partnerships and service excellence: “The nextSource Keystone Awards are the result of our supplier partners’ extraordinary teamwork in adopting the strategies we have implemented over the past year. In the spirit of our program motto, ‘Progress Through Partnership,’ nextSource is working to provide greater business opportunities to top performing suppliers and open the doors for more diversity and niche suppliers.”

nextSource Announces its 2018 Keystone Partner Award Winners

VP of service excellence for nextSource, Cheryl Tracz, identified the extent to which each 2018 award recipients aligned with nextSource's evolving needs remarking, "This group is an excellent representation of the companies we engage to provide the high quality talent our customers expect." Keystone winners have demonstrated remarkable flexibility and capacity to deliver across varied job categories from general laborers to highly skilled IT professionals."

Ways to rebound your businss using non-employee methods

Please join Cheryl Tracz and I for “Ways to Rebound Your Business Using Non-Employee Methods”, a complimentary webinar on September 17th, 2020, 2:00 PM EDT

This webinar will provide SHRM Recertification credit, 1 PDC credit. Recertification is required every three years. Professionals need to earn 60 professional development credits (PDCs) to recertify.

Supplier Optimization

Compassion and cost effectiveness are not mutually exclusive in optimizing your supply base.  Here are  5 ways to maximize both.

Reliance on Year Round Contractor Hiring in the Food Industry is the New Normal. 

“Direct Sourcing models are great options for commonly used roles especially those with seasonal demands,” says Cheryl Tracz, CCWP, Principal Consultant with Tracz Consulting, who has helped over 70 enterprise organizations manage their contingent workforce talent pools. “Organizations or staffing suppliers can curate their own talent pools with previously used temps, ICs and then also with referrals and passive candidates aligned to the skills they may need in the future.”

PeopleFluent Helps Organizations Attract Top Contingent Talent in Upcoming Webinar

PeopleFluent®, a leading human capital management technology company, announced it will be hosting a webinar today, Thursday, April 2 at 2 p.m. EDT that will provide an overview of how organizations can drive cost-savings while attracting top contingent talent. This webinar will feature insights from Cheryl Tracz, director of VMS strategic services at PeopleFluent.

Contingent labor is an important and rapidly-growing ​segment of the modern workforce. The PeopleFluent® Vendor Management System (VMS) manages all non-employee labor and services procurement, providing you with true visibility into cost, compliance, risk, and efficiency. The vendor management system is a critical component of ​PeopleFluent's total talent solution.

nextSource to Attend VMSA LIVE Orlando 2018

nextSource is looking forward to attending VMSA LIVE Enterprise in Orlando March 14-16, 2018. This event creates the necessary space for purchasing executives, category managers, diversity executives, and talent acquisition professionals to come together to share thought leadership and best practices. Cheryl Tracz, vice president of service excellence will be in attendance. If you catch her in Orlando, be sure to say hi!


When nextSource, a contingent workforce solutions provider, launched a new service solution for independent contractor compliance, their vision was to deliver the highest level of worker compliance expertise, backed by best in class automation technology. “A critical component of the solution we envisioned hinged on our ability to provide 100% assurance to our customers that their independent contractors’ certificates of insurance would not expire while on assignment,” recalls Cheryl Tracz, Vice President of Service Excellence at nextSource.

“By inspecting our data, an average of 10% of an enterprise’s supplier-base will expire every month,”

An Unbiased look at EWT and VMS

Join Draper Jones to compare and contrast the new Extended Workforce Technologies (EWT) with the legacy Vendor Management Systems (VMS).  

Is it worth your time to take a look at a different solution for your Contingent Workforce Program?

In this session, attendees will review the Enterprise Technology Review Report results.  This review will hone in on features and functionalities current Buyers are prioritizing these days.  

Cheryl Tracz | ATS & WFM

Cheryl started Tracz Consulting in 2019 to provide a vendor-neutral approach for enterprise organizations to make smarter, faster, and more strategic decisions regarding their non-employee workforce. Tracz Consulting has evolved to also support private equity firms, staffing suppliers, and contingent workforce-specific technology organizations. Before consulting, Cheryl had twenty years of experience which provided her the pleasure to support, implement, re-engineer, and operationalize more than 70 marquee organizations' contingent labor programs. She has successfully done so by understanding how they acquire, engage, develop, build their external workforce and align their internal resources for a total talent management view.

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