Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent

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Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent
July 9th, 2018

Your organization may be mulling over the value of engaging interns, as they are a quick and easy way to effectively manage your workflow to accomplish immediate business objectives. These temporary workers help your full-time employees be more productive, prevent them from becoming overburdened by side projects and free them up to accomplish more creative […]

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TalentWave Direct Sourcing Strategy
How to Define and Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy
August 23rd, 2017

Many leading organizations, across all geographies and industries, have recognized the benefits of direct sourcing as an effective method to attract and retain the vital talent they need to grow and innovate. As the world of work continues to evolve and talent scarcity becomes more acute, the successful deployment of this strategy will continue to grow in importance.

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artificial-intelligence
Will Artificial Intelligence End the War for Talent or Accelerate It?
April 26th, 2017

Technology has the appealing promise for companies to either replace human workers, or at the very least make workers much more efficient and effective in their jobs. However, these new technologies will be created and maintained by skilled knowledge workers, which begs the question: will artificial intelligence end the war for talent or accelerate it?

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Buy-Rent-or-Sell
The Workforce of the Future: Should You Buy, Rent, or Build?
April 19th, 2017

In today’s complicated workplace companies are challenged by the harsh reality of talent scarcity when trying to fill critical roles in order to execute their strategy. When looking for solutions many organizations are uncertain about the best talent strategy: Is it better to buy, rent, or build talent when riding the waves of talent supply and demand?

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Consulting Firm Sizes Up the Gig Economy: It is larger than you might think, and growing quickly
March 1st, 2017

Many industry experts have estimated the size of the contingent workforce in the US, with some predicting it could approach 40% of the total workforce, or more, by 2020. Recently, no less an expert than the renowned consulting firm McKinsey & Co published a study that came to a simple conclusion: the number of people freelancing is much larger than you might think, and it is growing quickly.

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Embracing the Workforce of the Future is One of Top priorities for US boards in 2017
February 1st, 2017

Ernst & Young’s Center for Board Matters recently released their recommended top priorities for boards of directors to consider in 2017, which included embracing the contingent workforce.

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Talent Communities: How to Find Talent
December 14th, 2016

In the past few weeks we’ve shared our Talent Community Manifesto, some guiding principles behind successful talent communities, an examination of the demand-driven objectives, and some strategic considerations for building a Talent Community. This week, we turn to a more practical consideration: the different categories of workers to consider including in your Talent Community of […]

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Building a talent community? First, determine your goals
November 29th, 2016

TalentWave recently launched our Talent Community™ solution for curating and re-engaging known workers. In the past few weeks, we shared our Talent Community Manifesto, as well as the Guiding Principles behind a successful talent community. And this week, our team of experts will host an educational webinar in partnership with the Human Capital Institute (HCI), called Building a […]

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The New Workforce Reality: Too Much Available Labor, Not Enough Available Talent
November 15th, 2016

In yet another sign that we are living in unprecedented times of change in the knowledge worker labor market, a recent survey reveals that underemployment remains high, with nearly half of U.S. employers struggling to fill jobs even though unemployment continues to hover near historic lows, (currently it is around 5%). According to a recent […]

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How Procurement Leaders Can Attract Better Talent
August 16th, 2016

At TalentWave, we work with a number of procurement organizations leading the transformation of their organization to become a client of choice. Often, Procurement has been through a transformation itself and is sensitive to the political and process land mines involved with sourcing contingent workers. As a result, procurement leaders are a valuable partner when […]

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Talent scarcity: The new market reality
August 9th, 2016

As more companies struggle with the challenges of talent scarcity, a new strategy of total talent management has emerged as a viable solution—ensuring the right workers are available, in the right place, and at the right time. This strategy strives to balance traditional employees with independent workers under a holistic planning framework. Many early-adopter organizations […]

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