An organization cannot achieve its objectives without a partnership with key suppliers of talent. These parties include traditional suppliers and those that are prevalent in talent marketplaces, integrated circuit (IC) platforms and direct sourcing. At the core of any successful extended workforce (EWP) program is...

When it comes to managing your organization’s extended workforce, step one is to identify and implement a vendor management system (VMS).  A VMS coordinates and automates processes to manage your extended workforce, which can help your businesses realize improved efficiencies, increase control, enhance visibility and optimize...

Rate cards have long been an important tool for enterprise extended workforce programs. They help manage contingent staffing spend, harmonize and regulate supplier rates, encourage competitiveness among suppliers and promote consistency in your overall program. These cards can also help navigate compliance requirements and social...

Leading organizations continuously evaluate technology solutions to solve today’s talent problems. For the contingent or extended workforce, many enterprises engage consulting firms and/or managed service providers (MSPs). These experts in the non-employee workforce space guide their clients in selecting the right technology solutions to achieve...

I’ve written numerous blogs over the past six months about enabling talent technology ecosystems for organizations.  I’ve highlighted how there's no single technology that can solve all your talent needs. Only by constructing an ecosystem of solutions will businesses be able to source and manage...

Vendor Management Systems (VMS), like Flextrack, generate countless data points on procuring and leveraging the non-employee or contingent workforce into an enterprise workforce strategy. Tracking metrics on hiring, how long it takes, process bottlenecks, worker utilization, tenure, attrition, cost, compliance, diversity, satisfaction, risk and more...

A number of core technologies are available for enterprise talent sourcing, and they vary whether you hire employees or non-employees. While there are similarities to what these systems do, they are not the same.  They have different aims and value propositions, and they all play...