Staffing Industry Review: cultivating the contingent workforce.

July 5, 2019 JoAnne Estrada

The gig economy – and gig workers – are here to stay. In fact, a recent Talent Trends study by Randstad Sourceright shows that 76% of human capital leaders are including contingent talent as part of their overall workforce strategy.
With this trend expected to continue, staffing agencies are now making it a priority to cultivate freelance, contract and temporary talent by offering career services. Some of these include exclusive talent communities, tailored job leads, resume assistance, and marketing strategies to promote top talent.
JoAnne Estrada, global head of contingent workforce solutions for the Randstad Sourceright Talent Innovation Center, explains that “gig workers often find little time to focus on the things that will best position them to land their next role.” Staffing agencies can also rise above the competition by offering benefit plans and streamlined payroll systems.
Read additional insights from Estrada in Staffing Industry Review, then download the latest Talent Trends research to learn more about the strategies your peers are using to engage contingent talent.

about the author

JoAnne  Estrada

JoAnne Estrada is global head of Contingent Workforce Solutions for Randstad Sourceright's Talent Innovation Center. in this role, she leads the development and growth of Randstad Sourceright’s strategy and solutions for services provided through our managed services programs (MSP) and total talent solutions. During her over 20-year career, she has played a key role in helping companies maximize their freelance management and human cloud platform technologies; implementing MSP strategies; applying vendor management systems (VMS); leading supplier management strategies; and ensuring effective program implementation, operations and continuous improvement.

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