Direct Sourcing

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Best Practices for Building an Independent Talent Community in Your Direct Sourcing Program

By MBO Partners

There are several reasons to curate an independent talent community as part of your direct sourcing program. The relationships formed between company managers, employees, and community members, and between community members themselves, support a high-performing workforce that can make significant contributions to business growth. Establish your independent talent community by leveraging strategies that have proven…

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6 Reasons to Re-Engage Talent as Part of a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Our research has revealed that enterprises engage highly compensated and in-demand skill sets for their contingent labor programs to address talent shortages and the inability to find full-time employees qualified for the roles being filled. Though financial considerations are a part of the reasons for engaging contingent labor, these five rated higher than cost in…

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5 Steps to Creating a Successful Contingent Workforce Management Program

By MBO Partners

For companies considering or currently working with independent professionals, a successful and effective contingent workforce management program is key to meeting business objectives. Many organizations are using their own resources to directly source top independent talent. As the demand for contingent labor grows, enterprises are bypassing third-party staffing agencies or consulting firms for recruiting and…

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When Direct Sourcing, Organizations Must Go From ‘Independent Talent Network’ to ‘Independent Talent Community’

By MBO Partners

In today’s talent market, in part because of the Great Realization, top independent professionals have a lot of choices in their client base. Offering skillsets that are in high demand, they look beyond pay rate to the quality of working environments and benefits that can help them grow their businesses. Being a Client of Choice…

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3 Things to Consider When Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing facilitates a direct relationship between enterprise managers and independent workers. With a direct sourcing strategy in place, organizations no longer need to rely on a third party like a consulting firm or staffing company to fill talent needs. 1. What are the benefits? A direct sourcing strategy can provide many business benefits. Unlike…

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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 72 million independent professionals, more organizations than ever before are engaging contracting freelance or consulting workers. However, despite these positive trends in both supply and demand, several challenges still exist when…

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Why Direct Sourcing Helps Manage Risk When Engaging Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing as a strategy for talent acquisition comes with many benefits. Direct sourcing allows organizations to find highly qualified independent talent by using their own resources rather than relying on a third-party staffing agency or consulting firm. Direct sourcing can help enterprise managers reduce the time and cost of recruiting. Modern tools like online…

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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 such as a consulting or staffing company to fill talent needs. Our workforce ecosystem today is more diverse than ever before. And companies are…

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5 Ways Direct Sourcing Helps Overcome Challenges Using Independent Professionals

By MBO Partners

Spurred by the Great Realization, the independent talent population is steadily increasing. Even as this talent segment becomes a permanent part of the workforce and a component of competitive advantage, leaders are faced with challenges. With more and more reliance on independent professionals for needed skills, the strategic question is no longer “Should we hire…

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What Is Direct Sourcing? How to Start Recruiting Top Talent

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing is a process by which enterprises internally source independent talent rather than relying on a third party to find talent on their behalf. 3 Ways to Directly Source Talent There are three ways for companies to directly source talent that are more efficient, more cost-effective, and allow talent to get to work faster…

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