Effective Workforce Strategy for the New World of Work

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 00:00

From contractors to crowd sourcing, the world of work is changing.  In this new climate, workforce design and having a business that is built to deal with these changes is key to success.  What does your organization need to do to get to where it needs to be?  In this session you will learn about three key pillars that support effective workforce design:

  • Becoming a talent platform
  • Leading work as well as people
  • Fusing workforce design with consumer design

Jon Kesman

Global Procurement Director
Allegis Global Solutions


Jon Kesman is a Global Procurement Director with Allegis Global Solutions. In this role, Jon is responsible for working with clients to implement and expand Allegis’ Services Procurement Solutions to better manage complex spend categories, introducing greater visibility, increased compliance and improving efficiency and cost control.


Jon has spent his entire 20 year career in indirect procurement, with a focus on Contingent Labor and Professional Services. Jon has a breadth of experience in developing and delivering category, strategic sourcing and spend management strategies in the complex areas of Consulting, HR Services, and Legal.  He also has extensive experience in implementing and managing multi-country Contingent Labor programs. 


Throughout his tenure in roles across consulting, procurement outsourcing, and steady-state strategic procurement organizations, Jon has kept focus on delivering cost savings, increasing visibility and insight, mitigating risk, introducing process efficiency and focusing on compliance to regulations and laws governing the management of non-employee resources.


Jon is a frequent presenter on his experience and successes at various procurement and industry best practice events, and he holds a B.A. in Purchasing and Operations Management from Michigan State University.