In uncertain times, HR departments are scrambling to put out one fire after another. A company might be rebalancing overall headcounts today but striving to hire new talent tomorrow. No matter what, to build resilience in an organization, it's more crucial than ever to create a flexible workforce.
Even during today’s tumultuous environment, maintaining your employer brand should still be a critical component of your talent strategy. Whether a company is hiring or perhaps downsizing, efforts to protect an organization’s reputation as an employer should remain a priority. A company’s brand will impact its future ability to attract talent, but there will be a halo effect on its overall business.
In business, few mistakes are more costly than hiring the wrong person. Those costs compound by the day and impact every aspect of company performance, at a time when human innovation is critical to business success. That’s why, despite rising unemployment rates driven by the global COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in pressure on HR departments to hire the right talent.
What are the biggest challenges you face concerning your contingent workforce? What are the implications of this? Identifying the most critical problems you are facing and deciding what you need to do are crucial in developing a tailored solution for your business.
The concept of flexibility has never been as important for the world of work as it is today. Businesses are realizing how much they have to gain from incorporating flexible staffing and contingent talent into their HR strategies, with the benefits ranging from cost efficiencies to quicker access to specialist skills.
Whether your company is challenged by digitalization, unexpected pandemics, or increased global competition, your organization needs to prepare for future unforeseen events. In this article, we examine three key considerations when organizing your teams to meet uncertainty.
A reliable and strongly engaged contingent workforce is a valuable asset for any business. This is particularly true in industries like manufacturing and logistics, where the flexibility to respond to seasonality and fluctuations in client demand can be the key to business success.
Businesses across the globe are feeling the effects of COVID-19 in many ways. The pandemic has created a 'new normal' that organizations must adjust to if they want to not only survive the current situation, but succeed in the future.
Manufacturers traditionally rely on flex workers more than most other industries because of the need for agility and flexibility. So with talent scarcity a concern for many companies, product makers are significantly affected by the rising demand for talent. If you are operating manufacturing facilities, you likely have encountered these difficulties.