Direct Sourcing

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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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Talent Management through Strategic Sourcing

Talent Management through Strategic Sourcing

By Dawnette Cooke

Year after year, leadership and executive teams from all industries have faced the same pressing question: how do you source skilled talent? When seeking highly-skilled specialists and subject-matter experts, the answer to that question is increasingly independent professional talent. The pursuit of independent contractors as a component of strategic sourcing initiatives has evolved quickly in…

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5 Benefits of an Enterprise Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

5 Benefits of an Enterprise Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

By MBO Partners

Savvy organizations of all types are increasingly incorporating independent professional talent into their workforces. And they are looking for ways to directly engage this pool of talent in a faster, more cost-effective way. With 33% of independents planning on using an online marketplace to find work in the next year, organizations must offer an accessible, easy-to-use…

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4 Ways to Build a Talent Network

4 Ways to Build a Talent Network

By Dustin Talley

There are many different options for building a talent network, but before we dig in, let’s talk about quality, quantity, and size of your network. If you’ve ever posted an opening to a job board, then you’re aware of the quantity of responses you can receive to each posting. The administrative task of filtering through…

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How to Increase Direct Sourcing Program Adoptio

How to Increase Direct Sourcing Program Adoption

By MBO Partners

If your company engages independent talent as part of your workforce, you’ve probably heard other enterprises talking about how to use direct sourcing as a way to find and engage contingent workers of all types. Direct sourcing allows enterprise managers to source talent internally using their own resources and technology, rather than having to rely…

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How to Create a Contingent Workforce Management Program

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

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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How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

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

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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