Are project workers more cost effective than permanent staff?
For the last hundred years, the talent engagement model has relied on permanent staff, but the model no longer accurately reflects the reality of 21st century talent engagement. Enter the project worker, writes Matthew Franceschini.
Talent management in a project-based workforce
There are a range of factors that need to be addressed when implementing a blended workforce approach to ensure best outcomes for the project and organisation. Matthew Franceschini looks at how talent needs to be managed in a highly competitive environment.
Project contractors add to skills bank
Almost one quarter of prospective employees don’t have the skills required by the employer, reports Matthew Franceschini, a problem best addressed through a combination of planning, investment in training and education, and the judicious use of skilled project contractors.
Project contractors and productivity
Project contractors are a highly focused and committed workforce. What’s more, they are just as, if not more productive, than their permanent employee peers. Matthew Franceschini takes a look at the reasons why business engagement of these project contractors is on the rise in Australia.
4 personal branding tips for project contractors
As a project contractor, your entire livelihood centres on the unique skill and expertise you can offer an organisation. Matthew Franceschini of Entity Solutions provides four tips on how to enhance your skills and offerings in the eyes of potential clients.
7 rules to secure a contract project role
In a competitive job market, first impressions count more than ever. Finding an ideal fit that offers a win-win for you and your client, and ensuring that you have the right structure to operate by, may be the difference between success and demise as a project contractor.