The New Imperative to Move Beyond Yesterday’s Contingent Workforce Procurement Approach

Andrew Karpie at Spend Matters believes there is a real imperative for businesses to expand their current contingent workforce procurement programs to source and engage alternative non-employee talent populations. He believes the current focus on the contingent workforce through staffing and SOW suppliers is becoming too narrow and businesses—and their procurement organizations—need to adopt a broader perspective. In this report, he discusses how this requires an expansion of programs that go beyond the procurement of supplier-delivered workers to engage a broader spectrum of talent in new, more direct ways.

  • Learn why businesses are facing a widening gap between the talent/skills they need and the traditional sources available
  • Discover the range of talent populations that are not addressed by most contingent workforce procurement programs
  • Read the implications of engaging with the increasing number of millennials entering the workforce
  • Learn what contingent workforce managers must be prepared to do to capitalize on emerging talent populations