The Future of Work: Next-Generation Staffing & Workforce Management

WurkNow Team
WurkNow Team
August 12, 2021

There are many factors that have come and gone which limits the growth potential for the staffing industry. However, the real risk often lies in holding on to outdated frameworks. This includes relying on outdated technologies that make the working process cumbersome and open to error. By opening up to a next-generation staffing model and workforce management platform, businesses can grow rapidly and prepare for anything the future of work holds.

Preparing for a Next-Generation Staffing & Workforce Management Platform

Next-generation staffing can mean many different things such as a new generation of workers, a change in the working landscape, or even emerging technologies. Whatever it may be, it’s important for organizations to be intuitive and future-proof. Now, no one really knows about the future nor do they have a crystal ball that can predict it. Just as the past year has shown, anything can happen. However, there are many factors that can help prepare you for the future:

Talent Pooling

During the past few years, the staffing industry has seen a widening talent gap as the older generation of workers start to retire and the new generation is not quick to knock on the door. It’s our mission this year to ensure that our clients achieve a 100% job fill rate. To achieve this, we use technologies such as our next-generation mobile app and artificial intelligence to the source, pool, and engage the right talent. Talent pooling will become more important in the years so recruiters can build, re-engage, and retain the top existing talent they have.


The automation trend will still play a major role in workforce management for many years to come, especially with the increasing need for it. Coupled with the need to eliminate cumbersome processes. Automated technologies will allow organizations to simplify managing a high-volume workforce effortlessly.

Big Data

Managing a high-volume workforce equates to handling large data, whether it be working hours, job orders, or even talent pools. Understanding these data will help organizations predict trends and make rational decisions. To prepare for the future, organizations need to have the right platform that can handle big data and give them access to it no matter where they are.

Embracing Technology as a Long-term Dynamic

If there was anything good to note about the past year it’s that the pandemic was able to push businesses to welcome the new future of work. Almost overnight, business owners had to reevaluate their business processes, and a large part of that change is technological solutions. Their adaptation for work technologies shifted to a remarkable speed. Although most of the solutions were adapted to address issues brought on by COVID-19, the more important question to ask is how these technologies will shape businesses in the long term, no matter the economic environment. Many of our customers are preparing themselves for the future by embracing our technology for the long-term. Here is how:

  1. A mobile-first strategy that prioritizes how businesses communicate and manage their relationships with their workers and clients
  2. Attracting and retaining top talents and clients with world-class technology experience
  3. A scalable technology that addresses the complexities of any business – no matter the size and economic environment

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