May 13th, 2020

[Video] - Avoiding Short-Sighted Crisis Responses with Your Contingent Workforce

Everyone and their mother has done a webinar on how to respond to COVID-19. Some of the suggested strategies for organizations with extended workforces are great, a few of the strategies are obvious, and many of the strategies are short-sighted.

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May 7th, 2020

[Video] - Frustrations and Realities of Incorporating SOW Workers

Statement of Work (SOW) management is considered the next frontier for contingent workforce (CW) programs. Third-party consulting firms or professional services can be a large source of external workers for a business, but many companies have not integrated them into their traditional CW program management yet.

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April 29th, 2020

[Guide] - New Extended Workforce Strategies for HR Leaders

As the economy continues to make unprecedented shifts, many businesses will need to critically evaluate how they source talent to balance the cost of hiring full-time employees vs. the flexibility of using an extended workforce (i.e., contingent workforce, alternative workforce). Unfortunately, organizations do not have good visibility into different talent types’ data that is sitting inside and outside of various systems.

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April 22nd, 2020

Conversation on Total Talent Management with Ardent Partners

Christopher Dwyer, Vice President of Research at Ardent Partners, invited Erika Novak, Head of Client Services at Utmost, to his podcast, “Contingent Workforce Weekly” to discuss the evolving world of work, the viability of total workforce management, and how the Utmost platform promotes total talent visibility.

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April 16th, 2020

[Video] - What Needs to Change with the Contingent Workforce

For the average company, contingent workers make up about a third of the entire workforce, according to the Sierra-Cedar 2020 HR Systems Survey. Yet, they are often forgotten or deprioritized from our HR systems and processes.

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April 9th, 2020

Visibility of Contingent Workers Just Got Easier for Workday Customers

It just got easier to gain full visibility and control of your organization’s contingent workforce with the latest release of Utmost, an extended workforce management system. The newest updates also continue to help users enforce HR compliance and prevent security incidents.

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March 31st, 2020

Simplifying Talent Sourcing for Hiring Managers

If Talent Acquisition is going to take the lead on strategic talent sourcing, the function needs visibility into all the talent demand from hiring managers.

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March 3rd, 2020

Moving from One-Dimensional Recruiting to Strategic Talent Sourcing

In the US, we have the lowest unemployment rate in the last 50 years at a little under 4%. Organizations are struggling to find the talent they need to be successful. Yet, according to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends study, only 8% of respondents had established processes to manage and develop alternative workforce sources. 

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February 13th, 2020

The New (Collective) Talent Strategy

It's time to end talent management strategies that are siloed between departments. Different teams need to come together with their unique perspectives to arrive at the ultimate business goal.

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February 3rd, 2020

Experience for All Workers: Broadening the Talent Lifecycle

The relationship between an enterprise and its workforce used to be pretty simple. A talent management lifecycle looked like this: the enterprise hired an employee and paid him or her a salary or hourly wage, provided benefits, including for retirement, and the employee stayed on until they were eligible to retire.

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