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Advanced contingent labor management: Is the workforce with you?

Contingent labor—perhaps 30-50 percent of a typical energy company’s entire workforce—may be undermanaged and under-utilized.

Overview

Few organizations have a strategic, global approach to contingent labor management—a cross-functional way to understand, integrate and optimize their external workforces.

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Background

Advanced contingent labor management solutions are portfolios of specialized methodologies, tools and process designs that can help companies do a better job of managing contingent labor.

Key Findings

Advanced contingent labor management solutions can help companies’ contingent workforces become more efficient, more productive, safer and better organized—models of operational excellence. These programs generally include six elements:

  1. Labor procurement

  2. Engagement/development

  3. Knowledge management

  4. Performance management

  5. Talent relationship management

  6. Contingent labor management analytics



Author

Lucia Bosworth is a senior manager in Accenture’s Energy industry group.