What is Direct Sourcing?

Organizations seeking an external partner to handle all or part of their talent sourcing and related functions use Workspend’s Direct Sourcing workforce solution to scale their talent sourcing function into a broader, multi-channel, talent engagement platform.

Workspend’s Direct Sourcing solution can easily be customized and calibrated to address your company’s strategic talent sourcing goals, both near- and long-term. Scaling the solution up or down depending on your needs is part of the package.

Benefits of Direct Sourcing

    • Standardized talent pool analysis across all engagement platforms
    • Talent sourcing counterparty risk reduction
    • Reduced talent sourcing costs
    • Greater talent acquisition agility and scalability
    • Broadened and multi-channel talent sourcing
    • Improved candidate quality and hiring experience
    • Enhanced transparency from initial talent sourcing through onboarding

What sort of Direct Sourcing Models
does Workspend Offer?




Workspend offers an integration toolkit that combines multiple talent sources like ATS, VMS, HCM, FMS, career portals, etc. into one integrated presentation layer that sits on top of your talent technology stack, from which clients can review their talent pools in real-time and in one place.

Workspend provides a customized end-to-end Direct Sourcing workforce solution which focuses on engaging talent directly from paid job sites, social media platforms, and various non-agency talent pools like your alumni and retiree databases.

Workspend provides a customized end-to-end Direct Sourcing workforce solution which focuses on engaging talent directly through various solution platforms including paid job sites, social media, and integration-capable technology platforms focused on talent sourcing and optimization.

Which Direct Sourcing Model is right for me?

Numerous cultural and organizational considerations come into play when you are attempting to determine whether or not a Direct Sourcing model, and which Direct Sourcing model, is a “right fit” for your organization.

By thoroughly evaluating the below considerations, you will be able to more closely align your Direct Sourcing needs to the “right fit” Direct Sourcing solution in the marketplace, setting you up to achieve your organization’s talent sourcing goals.

Direct Sourcing Checklist

Want to learn more about our
Direct Sourcing solution offering?

Whether you’re looking for a completely outsourced turnkey Direct Sourcing plan or modularized Direct Sourcing plan, or something in-between, Workspend’s delivery model flexibility can help you achieve significant gains from your sourcing engagement model.