How a Talent Community Can Help Make DEI Goals a Reality 

There are many reasons Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is important, but unless you’re living in the 1900s, you probably already know that. A multicultural workforce offering a diversity of backgrounds leads to a multitude of ideas and perspectives, which results in innovative thinking and doing. Additionally, an inclusive workforce with equitable opportunities encourages worker…

Read More

Discover How Our Talent Community Nurturing Keeps Candidates Engaged for the Long Haul with nextSourcing

In the grand scheme of things in staffing, you’ll often hear terms such as talent pool, talent pipeline, and talent community used interchangeably. However, although similar, they’re not exactly the same and should not be used interchangeably as it muddies the waters. Here’s the difference:    A talent pool is a passive resource that you turn…

Read More

How to Solve Your Quiet Quitting Problem

There has been a lot of talk about “quiet quitting” in the news, and it became increasingly popular around the Labor Day holiday. Let’s take a deeper dive into quiet quitting and what it embodies.   What is quiet quitting?  Those who have become “quiet quitters” in actuality are highly motivated individuals who feel passionate…

Read More

Your Advanced Community-based Solution to Direct Sourcing – nextSourcing™

As we rightfully predicted, 2022 experienced and is still going through one of the most difficult talent markets in generations as a perfect storm of factors upset the balance of labor markets leading to skyrocketing turnover rates, unprecedented staffing shortages, and numerous trickle-down effects that come as a result.   In this unparalleled environment, where innovation…

Read More

Staying Ahead of Turbulent Times in Workforce Management

The BLS reported a notable drop in unemployment rates in the US in July, down to 5.4%. The total number of unemployed now sits at 8.7 million, while the number of long-term unemployed (those searching for jobs for 27 weeks or more) fell to 3.4 million. Though elevated compared to accepted “full employment” figures, any hiring organization…

Read More

nextSource Offering Defines Best Practices for 1099 Certification

The increasing embrace of Direct Sourcing strategies in the execution of a well-rounded contingent workforce management plan has revealed the need for robust 1099 certification processes. Best practices for 1099 Certification are critical to observe and are an important feature baked into the nextSource Direct Sourcing solution, designed to support talent pools and FMS platforms.…

Read More

Top Five Benefits of Direct Sourcing for Contingent Workforce

Sometimes referred to as “self-sourcing” in the staffing industry, direct sourcing is the process by which a company develops and leverages its own candidate pool to engage as contract workers instead of relying solely on staffing providers. The company typically then turns to Employer of Record, Agent of Record, or Managed Service Provider firms to…

Read More