SIA Presented on the Changing Role of the Contingent Workforce at PeopleFluent Global User Conference WISDOM 2016
Senior Vice President Bryan Peña Led Breakout Session on the Rise of the Gig Economy
WALTHAM, Mass. – April 19, 2016 – PeopleFluent®, a leading human capital management technology company, today announced discussion highlights from the company’s global user conference WISDOM 2016 breakout session “The Changing Role of the Contingent Workforce: Are You Ready?” featuring Senior Vice President, Contingent Workforce Strategies Bryan Peña at Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). Peña discussed the rise of the gig economy and how millennials and baby boomers’ changing work habits and lifestyles are affecting how companies engage and manage this talent. Peña also presented what innovative companies are doing, including using talent pools, freelance management systems and other resources, to recruit their contingent labor.
During the interactive session, Peña presented findings that the United States temp industry has grown from 85B in 2000 to 111 Billion today and is now 30% larger today than in 2000. To manage the highest penetration rate ever for temp staff in the US, Peña discussed the importance of new models for staffing players. Pena outlined the imperative for a total talent management solution and the strategic competitive advantage that can be seen by having a better understanding of the needs of a company’s entire workforce and an acute sense of an organizations IQ.
SIA Senior Vice President Bryan Peña is internationally recognized as the expert on contingent workforce management strategies and tactics. An accomplished speaker and presenter, Peña’s specific expertise comes from over a decade of strategic sourcing experience in Fortune 500 companies and includes services pricing and negotiation strategies, contract construction, risk management, and international MSP and VMS program delivery models.
PeopleFluent, the leading total workforce HCM technology company, redefines Talent Management with an innovative Talent Engagement Cloud that is built around people and not HR processes. By deeply integrating pervasive video, strategic analytics and collaborative social technologies into its complete suite of Talent Management applications, PeopleFluent redefines employee engagement to address productivity loss and diminished financial results due to an increasingly disengaged workforce. With PeopleFluent, companies can change at the speed of business without costly IT interventions through intuitive, highly configurable software that is built upon the right data. Spanning across an organization’s entire global workforce with one talent cloud, PeopleFluent equips leaders with the meaningful talent data and strategic analytics necessary to make better business decisions.
PeopleFluent has worked with over 5,100 organizations in 214 countries and territories to engage employees to drive better business results. Today, 80 percent of the Fortune 100 relies on PeopleFluent as part of their talent management delivery strategy, helping them successfully achieve their talent aspirations.
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