The UK’s contingent talent and strategic solutions industry underwent a significant transformation in 2021-22. Amidst the challenges of adverse macroeconomic conditions and an impending recession in 2022, enterprises faced a talent shortage due to scarcity of skilled workers and worker attrition. Service providers responded by prioritizing upskilling, bridging the skills gap, and promoting inclusive talent acquisition. Their initiatives included targeted outreach, inclusive job descriptions, unbiased screening, and collaboration with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) organizations. Technology played a pivotal role as digital platforms and tools streamlined operations, improved candidate sourcing, and enhanced workforce management. AI-powered candidate matching and online talent marketplaces gained prominence, providing efficient ways to connect employers with contingent workers.
The report analyzes the performance of various UK contingent talent and strategic solutions providers and examines:
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