Direct Sourcing

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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6 Benefits of Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing is a viable way for companies to find qualified talent and cut costs. With unprecedented access to a pool of more than 51 million independent professionals, 61% of organizations say they expect to hire more contracting freelance or consulting workers in the next three years. However, despite these positive trends in both supply…

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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 that 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. 3 Ways to Direct Source Talent There are three ways for…

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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 Using Direct Sourcing to Find Talent

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 Builds Workforce Agility

By MBO Partners

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 engage independent talent because it provides the flexibility that companies require to be more…

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4 Ways to Build a Successful Direct Sourcing Program

By MBO Partners

Many organizations today are using direct sourcing to engage top independent talent, but many struggle with how to create and build a program that is successful. While companies are familiar with the many benefits of implementing a direct sourcing strategy– eliminating the need for a third-party staffing agency or consulting firm, reducing spend, decreasing overhead…

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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 to Make Consultants Part of Your Talent Strategy

How to Develop a Talent Strategy that Includes Consultants

By MBO Partners

Large companies are increasingly considering how to incorporate consultants into their talent strategy in order to win or at least survive in the “war for talent.”  We know that many professionals are making the leap from full-time employment to independence for a number of reasons, ranging from control of their schedule and career to increased…

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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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