Contingent labour poses challenges for HR

Outsourcing providers offer collaborative service delivery models
By Tammy Browning
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/12/2019

Talent acquisition teams face an urgent and unprecedented challenge: The world is hurtling toward a skills gap of 85 million people, making the global talent shortage the number 1 emerging risk for organizations already hard-pressed to keep pace with transformative technologies.

As business leaders turn to HR for answers, it’s clear that filling requisitions is no longer enough. Talent acquisition teams are poised to take on a far more strategic role, one that will redefine how companies align work with business strategy and leverage outsourcing to engage all talent categories.

Several key trends are reshaping how savvy HR leaders address the challenges at the heart of strategic workforce planning: