More people have been forced into unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic than the great recession of 2008. However, many businesses are struggling to recruit people for their open roles. Can direct sourcing help to solve this paradox?
With today’s competitive war for talent, organisations are wanting contractors faster from around the world to fill niche skillsets. But many companies do not extend the same background checking rigour to their contingent workforce as they do their permanent.
The labour landscape has changed rapidly throughout the pandemic. Are these changes here to stay or will we revert to the old way of working? We take a look at the political and technological shifts that have allowed the labour landscape to shift so drastically.
In the past decade, there has been an increasing number of studies on mental health and its effects on the workplace. According to the World Health Organisation, depression and anxiety were estimated to cost the global economy $1 trillion annually in lost output. In this blog, we take a look at mental health and well-being in the workplace.
This watchdog is designed to protect worker’s rights, with responsibility for tackling modern slavery, enforcing minimum wage and ensuring protection for agency workers. As a business that has compliance at its core, we welcome the establishment of this watchdog. The UK government has amalgamated the responsibilities of three agencies (Gangmasters and Labour abuse authorities, the Employment Agency Standards Inspectorate and the National Minimum wage enforcement) under the remit of this new watchdog.
We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to work with NelsonHall to create this comprehensive assessment of CXC Global’s offerings. NelsonHall is an analyst and advisory firm with an evidence-based approach to market and service provider assessments, an industry-leading BPO and outsourcing analyst firm with an unrivalled BPO and outsourcing knowledge covering an extensive range of business processes and industry sectors.
The gig economy has had some large knocks over the last year. Companies such as UBER, Deliveroo and Addison Lee have all recently lost superior court cases instigated by workers. All three organisations have been accused of misclassifying their workers as self-employed.
Our latest blog takes a look at diversity and inclusion in the contingent workforce. There has been much talk in recent years around D&I in the workplace, however, few of those conversations have focussed on contingent labour.
At CXC we are constantly adapting and embracing change. We have done this in a number of ways, for example, we have been a remote-first business for several years and we are constantly adopting new technologies and processes to digitize and make it easy for our clients to work with us.
To celebrate International Women’s Day, one of our many talented female team, Sales Solution specialist Hannah Young has written the following blog to highlight some achievements by women in business in 2021
The past year has opened people’s eyes to the freedom of remote working. It doesn’t necessarily have to be literally at one’s home. It can be anywhere! However, having your employees based in one country and working in another, even temporarily, has significant potential pitfalls.
Remote working is the hot topic during the pandemic. But many companies were using a remote working policy for many years before COVID-19, including CXC. Connor Heaney highlights why that was the case and explains why organisations are now ready to hire international contingent workers.
Companies continue to cut costs and it is still unknown how the global economy will perform in the coming years due to Covid-19. A way to save labour costs but still access skills is via talent arbitrage. Connor Heaney explains why large organisations should be looking at talent arbitrage as part of their strategy going forward.
There are several factors to consider for engaging contingent workers. If you are interested in strategic sourcing and more than just cost, i.e. you want intelligent, ambitious, skilled, multilingual individuals, lower than the average EU wage
In this final instalment of our three-part series on the best ways to win at Total Talent Management, we’re taking a look at the impact of HR tech and the factors you need to consider, to facilitate and reap greatest results from its adoption.
In this three-part series, How to Win with Total Workforce Management, we’re taking a look at the trending shifts in talent engagement and management, and how your organisation can work towards a proactive, agile and highly tuned ‘total workforce’