Direct Sourcing

5 Strategic Characteristics of a Scalable Independent Workforce Program

By MBO Partners

Though contingent labor has always been part of the workforce to some extent, the Great Realization has spurred the engagement of contractors in larger numbers and in roles that were previously considered employee-only. In some cases, critical skills are only available from independent professionals, causing companies to turn to blended workforce models. As a result,…

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Building an Adaptive Workforce Through Direct Sourcing

By MBO Partners

More than ever before, enterprises today need to be able to move quickly and effectively to adapt to changing businesses needs and disruptions. Building a workforce composed of a mix of full-time and contingent talent is one of the top ways savvy businesses are achieving workforce agility.  Agile enterprises are better positioned to adapt to…

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When and How to Make Direct Sourcing Part of Your Contingent Talent Strategy (Guide and Checklist)

By MBO Partners

Key factors to consider when incorporating direct sourcing into a contingent talent strategy

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5 Direct Sourcing Benefits That Can Help Overcome Challenges Using Independent Professionals

By MBO Partners

Spurred by the Great Realization, the independent talent population is steadily increasing. Fifty-one million professionals are currently working as independents and that number is expected to see 38% growth over the next five years. Even as this talent segment becomes a permanent part of the workforce and a component of competitive advantage, leaders are faced with…

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How Does Direct Sourcing Work?

By MBO Partners

How Does Direct Sourcing Work? Today’s workforce environment offers more options than ever before. Remote work is now the norm, and companies are not geographically limited in their talent searches.  Hybrid work arrangements can help retain valued workers by offering more flexibility in the work week. Significant growth in the independent professional workforce, up 38%…

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Create an Agile Workforce Using Independent Professional Talent

By MBO Partners

Workforce optimization: it’s something every enterprise strives for. When your workforce is agile, flexible, and fluid, it is best able to meet the demands of your business. Companies that use independent contractors as part of their workforce strategy realize significant cost savings per engagement, as well as access to top talent and accelerated business outcomes. …

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5 Benefits of Project-Based Staffing

By MBO Partners

The modern business model is changing as the job market remains competitive. It is increasingly difficult for enterprises to fill open positions and find skilled talent. As a result, many companies are turning towards project-based staffing to remain agile and competitive.  What is Project-Based Staffing?  Project-based staffing is when a company engages independent contractors for…

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How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Implementing a direct sourcing strategy as a hiring solution has many benefits and is not very difficult as long as you follow a few best practices. Direct sourcing independent talent can provide businesses with access to much-needed skills as well as cost savings, increased output, and greater efficiency. More than ever before, the contingent workforce…

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8 Ways Direct Sourcing Reduces Staffing Costs

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing helps companies easily access and seamlessly connect with top independent talent while significantly reducing costs. With direct sourcing, managers can source talent internally, rather than relying on a third-party gate-keeper or intermediary such as a consulting or staffing company to fill talent needs. At MBO, we believe direct sourcing is key to the…

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3 Ways to Make Direct Sourcing Part of Your Workforce Management Strategy

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing is a way to connect directly with independent contractors. Rather than using an expensive third party like a staffing or consulting firm to find talent, companies can source talent internally using their own resources. If your organization is looking to incorporate a direct sourcing strategy to engage independent talent, here are three steps…

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