Breakout 29: Leveraging the Remote Workforce to Deliver Savings, Speed, and Talent

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 14:30

With the spread of COVID-19, almost every company in the world has been forced into a pilot program for remote work. Moving forward, how should organizations approach remote work, and what are the best strategies for realizing the benefits of this more flexible workforce? In this session, you'll learn how you can use data to shift your talent landscaping approach to drive value aligned with your organization’s business objectives. Discover how the right strategy in this area can help you drive cost savings, talent quality, worker diversity and faster time to fill.

  • Why to leverage remote work? Savings, Speed, New Talent Pipelines.
  • Learn how Talent Landscaping can drive material cost savings
  • Discover organizational efficiencies delivered through remote work 
  • Why supplier networks are so critical for remote talent


Dustin Burgess

SVP of Strategy, Analytics, and Metrics
PRO Unlimited

As SVP of Strategy, Analytics and Metrics, Dustin Burgess oversees marketplace BI, strategic management reporting, and business consulting solutions with a focus on comprehensive talent engagement strategies. Dustin joined PRO Unlimited in 2007 and has previous experience in public accounting and consulting services at “Big Four” firms and Fortune 500 organizations. 

Kristen Esones

Director Client Services
PRO Unlimited

Kristen Esones has been with PRO Unlimited 2004 and established PRO’s Supplier Partnerships function. In her time at PRO Unlimited, Kristen has led various large accounts to optimal delivery through strong supplier relationships.  She is responsible for driving and communicating supplier engagement strategies to optimize PRO’s Client Services supply base. This includes supplier advocacy, account team education and advisory services for PRO Unlimited clients. 

Sam Jackson

Senior Manager, Global Supplier Partnerships
PRO Unlimited

Sam has over 15 years of experience in servicing clients and building solutions with the last 10 years focused in the recruitment industry. During this time Sam worked for one of the UK’s largest recruitment businesses managing Staffing, MSP, SoW and Projects for clients such as the BBC & Royal Mail Group. Throughout his career Sam has built and managed supply chains, applying a data driven approach to performance management balancing the need for strong relationships. Sam have been with PRO for 2.5 years and is responsible for PRO’s Supplier Partners across EMEA, APAC & LATAM.

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