are you ready to redefine work?

In the wake of an uncertain year, your company may be tapping more contingent talent. But, without holistic sourcing strategies, the right data and a strong tech infrastructure, are you actually delivering the workforce and business agility your company needs to thrive?

77% of the C-suite and human capital leaders we surveyed say their talent strategy is more focused on workforce agility than ever before. That’s why 56% also report plans to shift more work to flexible roles this year.

But agility in the workplace means much more than increasing use of flexible talent. How will you strike a balance to maintain key expertise and skills within your permanent workforce, as well? And what data and technology will help you achieve the holistic workforce planning you need to truly be agile? How will you invest in your total workforce to optimize productivity?

Get the latest issue of Talent Trends Quarterly to learn how 850 C-suite and human capital leaders in 17 markets around the world are redefining and future-proofing how work gets done at their organizations. See how they’re using direct sourcing, talent analytics, skilling strategies, internal mobility and other strategies to build a sustainable, yet agile, workforce for the long term.

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the numbers.

Check out these highlights from the latest issue of Talent Trends Quarterly.

harness the new age of contingent talent.

56% expect to shift more of their roles to contingent, project or contract work this year. How can you use flexible talent to accelerate outcomes across the enterprise?

redefining work is a total talent shift.

Nearly half (45%) of employers have created a sourcing model for contingent talent. Is your company missing out on talent without a direct sourcing strategy?

will technology be your driver or your downfall?

73% of human capital leaders say HR technology is helping their talent teams better focus on business-critical activities. What efficiencies could you uncover?

a new era of contingent workforce management.

What is MSP 4.0 and how can it help you engage contingent talent faster? 

New exclusive research from Everest Group illuminates the latest innovations in contingent workforce management. Find out how a 7-D layered approach can help you achieve greater visibility, efficiency and flexibility right away. Request your complimentary copy now!

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about the Talent Trends research

Now in its sixth year, Randstad Sourceright’s Talent Trends research has provided insights that human capital leaders need to drive business results with their talent strategies. The 2021 Talent Trends research is a survey of 850 C-suite and human capital leaders across 17 markets.  

Conducted by a third party on behalf of Randstad Sourceright, the research is designed to help our clients and the broader business community understand the top HR trends for 2021. Online surveys were conducted via external panels during Q4 of 2020. Interviews were self-administered and could be taken across devices (including mobile phones, tablets, desktops and laptops). 

Survey samples include C-suite and human capital business leaders at international and regional organizations in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Nordics, Poland, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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