Welcome to the first episode of The Sourcing Industry Landscape podcast!
Mike Kearns is the Vice President of Enterprise Strategy at Toptal, an on-demand freelance talent procurement network. As the procurement of high-skilled workers becomes more competitive in the global market, Kearns tells SIG CEO Dawn Tiura, CSP, the steps that companies can take in procuring and managing talent to lower overhead costs and drive more efficient business outcomes.
- As boomers retire from the workforce, traditional concepts of work and compensation among Gen X and millennial workers are shifting.
- Workers with specialized skills are scarce, forcing organizations to rethink how to source and manage talent in the competitive global market.
- New tools and technologies like digital automation and artificial intelligence are being implemented to source workers with specialized skills.
- Strategic talent management enables organizations to reduce overhead costs and be more innovative.
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