Blog: Sourcing

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31 May: What is Direct Sourcing? (And Why You Should Be Doing It)

Direct sourcing is a talent acquisition strategy that involves a business leveraging its own brand to source high-quality candidates for contingent or freelance roles. The idea is to build up an internal, private pool of talent that you’ll be able to tap into as your needs as a company evolve, or when you have a short-term project that you need extra hands on. Considering using direct sourcing to source candidates for contingent or freelance positions? Here are some of the benefits

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31 May: Labour Arbitrage in the Post-COVID World

When most people think of labour arbitrage, they picture companies in developed nations like the UK or the US outsourcing certain business operations, such as production or call centres, to less-developed nations where wages are cheaper. However, broader definitions of the term include various corporate policies that result in lower labour costs. Read more about Labour Arbitrage:

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03 Mar: Freelancing in Africa: A Growing Trend in an Overlooked Market

In 2020, there were more than 59 million freelancers in the US alone. More than half of the US workforce will be freelance by 2028, according to Statista research.
However, while we often think of freelancing as the preserve of professionals in Europe and North America, the freelance revolution is a global phenomenon. The global freelance platforms market, already valued at USD 3393.5 million as of 2019, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.3% between 2021 and 2026.


03 Sep: How to save labour costs and remain profitable in the New Normal.

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.