A guide to creating a talent strategy including contingent workers

What is your talent strategy? Your talent strategy will match the needs of your business strategy with the right human capital resources, or the people, who can deliver that strategy. This alignment of talent strategy and business strategy is your talent optimisation strategy. Unless you are a start-up, or a new internal business unit, you […]

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Using data to make strategic contingent workforce decisions

Data informs your total talent acquisition strategies   The process of total workforce optimisation tells you the right mix of employees and non-employees to accomplish what your organisation wants to, at the target quality and as efficiently and cost effectively as possible. With talent pools of both permanent employees and your extended workforce to choose […]

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Long-term contingent workforce planning: key considerations for success

  Understanding your historic contingent workforce A good place to start when developing a strategy and plan is to look at what has gone before. If you have historically used particular classifications of contingent workers and there’s a pattern repeated year after year, it is likely that you will use the same level of resource. […]

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How to track and manage the real cost of a contingent workforce

Do you have visibility of your contingent workforce? However, before these benefits take effect, you need full visibility of all categories of the extended workforce that contributes to your business. You need to know the answer to all of these key questions: How many non-employees work in your company? How many service providers, contractors and […]

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What is an extended workforce?

What does an ‘’extended workforce’’ consist of? An extended workforce can be an accessible pool of talent. In this pool of talent that’s outside of an organisations’ formal employee base, you will find independent contractors, consultants, and specialised service providers. Being able to access this talent pool on demand saves time and resources, freeing employees […]

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The hidden cost saving of the contingent workforce

Contingent workers: the cost-saving case Contingent workers are able to deliver significant value to businesses. It enables them to access top-talent and skills on demand, meaning businesses can access the talent they need, and pay for it only when it is required. As part of a global talent strategy, the cost-saving potential of the contingent […]

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Why analytics are key to contingent workforce performance optimisation

The case for better analytics With a data-driven contingent workforce strategy, you can ensure that you have the right talent, in the right place, at the right time. Without the right tools to guide this strategy, there’s always the risk that you overspend, increase your risk, and potentially create compliance issues. For many organisations lacking […]

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A Deep Dive on Managing Today’s High-Volume Workforce

1. Staffing volume Staffing volume can exist in a steady state, fluctuating slightly based on workforce turnover, company growth, or special project needs across the business. Or, staffing volume can be dynamic, rising sharply due to significant events like plant openings, seasonal demands, or when demand is easily influenced by external socioeconomic factors. Beeline’s technology […]

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A Q&A with Adam Thompson, Co-founder of JoinedUp, a Beeline company

1. You’re certainly no stranger to starting companies in the shift-based, light industrial staffing and recruiting space, with JoinedUp being your third. What do you find most interesting about the start-up experience and this labor segment in particular? I love the entire entrepreneurial experience. I enjoy the process of uncovering a business problem, using my […]

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