Direct Sourcing

How to Create a Contingent Workforce Management Program

By MBO Partners

Many organizations are using their own resources to directly source top independent. As the demand for independent talent grows, enterprises are bypassing third-party staffing agencies or consulting firms for recruiting purposes and developing talent engagement strategies. Direct sourcing affords many economic benefits including the ability to avoid high-priced staffing markups, decrease overhead costs by hiring…

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What is a Talent Network?

By Dustin Talley

The benefits of a Talent Network, and how organizations can build and utilize them.

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3 Cost Savings of Direct Sourcing

By MBO Partners

Our workforce ecosystem today is more diverse than ever before. Companies are increasingly shaping their workforce strategy around the expanding independent workforce, finding not only financial benefits, but also value in quick access to in-demand skills, staffing flexibility, and the ability to complete projects on-demand. Many forward-thinking organizations are relying on direct sourcing as a…

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6 Benefits to Creating a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Companies today have unprecedented access to a pool of more than 41 million independent professionals. And that talent comes in more shapes and sizes than ever before—contractors, consultants, freelancers, side giggers, and more work as 1099 or W-2 workers, and the list goes on. Meanwhile, alongside continued growth in this labor market, 61% of organizations saying…

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Webinar Recap “MBO Manager Hack: An Interactive Session”

By MBO Partners

Direct Sourcing Hacks  MBO Partners is hosting a monthly “quick hit” webinar series for engagement managers about how to hack the direct sourcing process to make it easier and faster for them to find and engage the talent they need. Hosted by Bryan Peña, Chief of Market Strategy, and Dustin Talley, Director of Marketplace, the half-hour webinar is a fun, fast paced…

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

By MBO Partners

If recruiters and enterprise managers at your organization are having a hard time finding talent with the skills they need, you are not alone. Well over half of large organizations today report having difficulty finding the talent they need for their workforce. The answer for many companies comes in the form of independent professional talent….

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How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

By engaging independent professional talent on a project-basis business today can realize significant cost savings as well as increased output and efficiency. Nearly 64% of senior executives say their external workforce is important or very important in increasing organizational agility, according to research from Deloitte. However, while independent professionals can play a vital role in…

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How to Make Consultants Part of Your Talent Strategy

By Dustin Talley

Enterprise companies today are fully engaged in what has become the “war for talent.” From offering flexible hours to providing in-office perks ranging from bocce ball and free meals to hackathons, companies are heavily investing in attracting talent and keeping them around for the long term. There are plenty of articles you can find out…

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What Is Direct Sourcing: How to Start Recruiting Top Talent

By MBO Partners

What is Direct Sourcing? When an organization with an open project identifies candidates for that role (contract or full-time) using their own resources and without engaging a third party staffing agency or consulting firm to perform recruiting functions, they are direct sourcing. This is sometimes also called self-sourcing. How does this happen today? 1.     Managers…

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