Talent Network

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Leverage “Known Talent” for Direct Sourcing Success

By MBO Partners

While we may not go so far as to call it a “war,” there is very strong competition for talent across all industry sectors. Part of the driving force behind the optimized workforce—a blend of full-time and independent talent—is the need to access high-value and trusted skill sets on an ongoing, but not full-time, basis….

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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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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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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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4 Ways to Build a Network of Qualified Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

A talent network is a vetted and qualified on-demand pool of independent professional talent that managers use to fill project roles quickly. An established talent network that has either worked with your company before or been through a vetting process can be hugely valuable. This group of independents will already be familiar with how to…

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5 Ways to Boost Engagement in Your Independent Talent Community

By MBO Partners

Talent communities can be a valuable way for enterprises to quickly engage skilled, pre-vetted talent for projects. A talent community may consist of independent contractors who are currently working with your company or who have previously worked for you.   This is a great group to consolidate, because they have already been vetted, have proven their…

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3 Benefits to Joining an Independent Talent Community

By MBO Partners

If you’ve ever applied to a job through a marketplace, you’re probably familiar with the process of creating a resume or profile detailing your experience, providing onboarding information, and getting to know a new manager and team. Many independent professionals will return to work with the same company for another contract if they’ve had a…

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5 Reasons Enterprises Should Implement a Direct Sourcing Program

By MBO Partners

Direct sourcing enables enterprises to incorporate independent professional talent into their workforces easily, giving enterprise access to in-demand skills in a faster, more cost-effective way. A primary method for collecting and storing talent when direct sourcing is the creation of a talent pool, generally placed within an internal or proprietary section of a talent cloud…

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How to Build a Bench of Independent Talent You Can Count On

By MBO Partners

Incorporating independent talent into your workforce is a great way to remain agile and deliver innovative solutions. Independent contractors offer flexibly when it comes to growing and shrinking your workforce. As specialists in their respective fields, they offer access to in-demand skills that might not be present in among full-time employees. These benefits can help…

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Proposals, Resumes, and Interviews: Best Practices for Hiring Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

When you have received proposals from independent professionals in response to your project post, reviewing and assessing candidates is the next step toward engaging the best fit for your needs. Do this as a five-step process: Review the proposals Create the first shortlist Review the shortlisted candidates’ resumes Create the final shortlist Interview shortlisted candidates…

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