Managing the Total Workforce: Bringing Contingent Labor inside the Strategic Workforce Planning Tent
Few companies have a robust method for determining the right mix of employees and contingent workers. In part, this is because these two segments are usually managed separately. Procurement oversees contingent work spending, while human resources is responsible for employees, whom it tracks and deploys through strategic workforce planning. Integrating these segments into a common framework—total workforce management—gives organizations a better understanding of how they use talent today and can use it tomorrow.