Executive Briefings

Matching Skilled Workers with Customer Needs Is a Challenge

Consider this scenario: Your company has just landed a much-sought-after client. Now you have to find a software designer, a project manager and a logistics management specialist, all of whom must be able to speak and understand some Spanish, and send them to Mexico City--immediately. Do you hire from a technical subcontractor? If there are employees within the organization with the needed skills, are they available, and where are they located?
Successfully managing a workforce in a business where it is imperative to match and deploy highly skilled workers to meet customer needs around the world may seem like a daunting--if not impossible--task.
Source: Inside Supply Management

Consider this scenario: Your company has just landed a much-sought-after client. Now you have to find a software designer, a project manager and a logistics management specialist, all of whom must be able to speak and understand some Spanish, and send them to Mexico City--immediately. Do you hire from a technical subcontractor? If there are employees within the organization with the needed skills, are they available, and where are they located?
Successfully managing a workforce in a business where it is imperative to match and deploy highly skilled workers to meet customer needs around the world may seem like a daunting--if not impossible--task.
Source: Inside Supply Management