Blog Posts by Chris Dwyer
Across the globe, 35 percent of the total workforce is considered "non-employee," including freelancers, independent contractors, professional services, temporary workers, etc. With that figure expected to rise steadily in the years ahead, today's businesses are caught in an evolutionary dynamic of new talent, new strategies and new ways of addressing work.
In January, SAP Fieldglass' Andy Wright presented a webinar with Ardent Partners' Research Director and Vice President of Operations, Chris Dwyer, and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise's Director of Contingent Labor and Consulting Strategic Sourcing, Tony Pittman, that outlined the key factors for contingent workforce management (CWM) in 2016. Chris Dwyer is joining us on the blog to provide a recap of the session. Welcome, Chris!
Today's non-employee workforce is markedly different than it was in the past. With new sources of talent, such as social networks and online labor marketplaces, becoming viable means to engage top-tier skillsets, companies across the globe are now presented with more choices than ever before to supplement their total workforce.
If you were in attendance at last week’s webinar, “The State of Contingent Workforce Management,” thanks for stopping by and listening to Naomi Martin of Bonneville Power Administration and I talk about the latest findings from Ardent Partners’ newest research study on the contingent workforce management space.