External Workforce Insights
The forces reshaping how work gets done.
SAP Fieldglass, in collaboration with Oxford Economics, conducted a global research study examining how the external workforce is reshaping how work gets done. The results are clear: the external workforce enables an impressive range of business outcomes.
The results provide an unprecedented view into the ways external talent is sourced, managed, and deployed, and how the external workforce can enable an impressive range of business outcomes in the new global digital economy
44% of workforce spend is on the external workforce
This is nothing short of a transformation, with far-reaching implications for both employers and employees. Learn how you can get better value from your external workforce - the use of both non-payroll workers and contracted services providers - by understanding the forces reshaping how work gets done.
The multi-channel workforce is on the rise
Companies are using a wide range of channels to engage external workers, and the use of these channels is expected to grow significantly.
It's about the core
The external workforce has become essential to core operations – and is increasingly critical to business strategy.
Cost is not
the whole story
While controlling costs is still important, it is no longer the principal driver for using an external workforce.
Visibility is everything
Executives are generally not well informed about the who, what, where, and when of their external workforce.
key driver of competitive advantage
Our research shows that the external workforce is still not a C-level issue at many companies. That needs to change.
The effective use of the external workforce can be a strategic and competitive differentiator.
Maximize the changing workforce in your industry
No matter what industry you are in.
With 44% of non-payroll spend going to the external workforce, the time to harness the power of your external talent and services providers is now.
External Workforce Insights:
The forces reshaping how work gets done
Learn from the Pacesetters who are leading the pack.
Around one in ten companies demonstrate markedly superior performance in managing and extracting value from the external workforce.
Download the full report and discover the forces impacting how work gets done.