Direct Sourcing

6 Benefits of Creating a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Companies today have unprecedented access to a pool of more than 51 million independent professionals.  Meanwhile, alongside continued growth in this labor market, 61% of organizations saying they expect to hire more contracting freelance or consulting workers in the next three years. However, despite these positive trends in both supply and demand, a number of…

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What Is Direct Sourcing How to Start Recruiting Top Talent

What Is Direct Sourcing: How to Start Recruiting Top Talent

By MBO Partners

What is Direct Sourcing? Direct sourcing is a strategy enterprises can use to find and engage independent contractors. It involves identifying candidates for an open project or role using their own internal resources rather than a third party to find talent on their behalf. How Does Direct Sourcing Happen? Managers use their own network to…

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6 Best Practices to Follow When Hiring Freelancers

By MBO Partners

The future of work is increasingly project-based. And, as you already know, it’s mostly remote. And many enterprise organizations are moving to a new model of hiring to accommodate the changing tides. They’ve started to hire freelancers. These independent, project-based workers bring ultra specific skills to an organization’s workforce and help them maintain a competitive…

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5 Benefits of Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strateg

5 Benefits of Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing tools make it easy for self-employed professionals to engage with your organization. Here are four benefits these tools can offer.

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4 Ways Direct Sourcing Helps Companies Become More Agile

4 Ways Direct Sourcing Helps Companies Become More Agile

By MBO Partners

An increasingly popular talent engagement strategy being used by enterprises today is direct sourcing. Direct sourcing allows companies to match highly-skilled candidates with open project opportunities using their own internal resources, bypassing the use of third-party staffing agencies or consulting firms to perform recruiting functions. Many businesses today are using direct sourcing to find and…

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4 Tips to Grow Your Direct Sourcing Program

By MBO Partners

Many organizations today are implementing a direct sourcing strategy to engage top independent talent without having to go through a third-party staffing agency or consulting firm. With direct sourcing, companies can avoid costly staffing markups and decrease overhead costs by building a more flexible workforce. But in order for direct sourcing to be successful, it…

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Why Use a Direct Sourcing Strategy for Talent Acquisition

Why Use a Direct Sourcing Strategy for Talent Acquisition

By MBO Partners

Organizations today are increasingly relying on the growing pool of people working as independent contractors, freelancers, self-employed professionals. Independent talent provide access to the specialized skills managers struggle to find. Furthermore, businesses can realize significant cost savings as well as increased output by engaging independent talent on a project-basis. But how do managers find and…

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How Does Direct Sourcing Work?

By MBO Partners

Work today is an evolving landscape that is moving away from the conventional 9-to-5 employee model and towards more agile, project-based talent strategy. The independent workforce is an increasingly important part of this new normal. 38.2 million Americans currently work as independent professionals, and there is a growing support infrastructure of products, services that support…

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CASE STUDY: A Big 4 Consulting Firm Disintermediates the Traditional Staffing Supply Chain

By MBO Partners

CASE STUDY Vertical: Professional Services | Type: Direct Sourcing The modern workforce of many enterprises is composed of a mix of full-time, temporary, and contingent labor. In particular, independent contractors offer organizations highly-skilled expertise and the flexibility to grow and shrink their workforce as project needs arise. Most companies that engage independent contractors understand the…

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3 Things to Consider When Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

3 Things to Consider When Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Independent contractors are becoming an integral part of the workforce of many organizations and direct sourcing is a popular way to engage these workers. Direct sourcing enables access to and connection with top independent talent by facilitating a direct relationship between enterprise managers and independent workers. With a direct sourcing strategy in place, organizations no…

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