How to Get People Back to Work? Have the 'Overwhelmed' Collaborate with the 'Under-Utilized', 'Under-Employed' and 'Unemployed'

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FuseTalk's FuseDiligence software might just be the panacea for getting people back to work. Overwhelmed workers need help but senior management is cautious about stopping the leaks with full time employment positions. So perhaps it's time to collaborate across available resources, the under-utilized, the under-employed and the unemployed.

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The days of contracted talent coming in, producing a report, and then leaving are gone

Perhaps one way to decrease chronic unemployment and under-utilization of consultants and advisors is to make them more relevant and effective at being the special teams for companies who are nervous about deeper, long term commitments. Using the FuseDiligence platform, very specific and, often, part time expert or specialty work can be effectively contracted out.

"There are many specialty functions that often get pushed to the back even though they are critical to the long term health and viability of the business. Anyone who watches the NFL knows that special teams, i.e. kick return, have become as important as the main offense and defense team - you can play with great offense and defense but, more often than not, you win with special teams," says Greg Waite, CEO of FuseTalk.

With FuseDiligence, an unemployed person can effectively transform themselves into a franchise and, instead of having one employer, provide their specialty expertise to three or four employers. You can even scale, and become an employer yourself.

Overwhelmed employees can use outside talent, experts and expertise more effectively than any other approach. FuseDiligence connects you to business improvement and business intelligence processes - always on, always current.

"The days of contracted talent coming in, producing a report, and then leaving are gone," says Waite. "To keep the yard sticks moving forward, we need to stay engaged and work on continuous improvement. Capture, score, assess, discuss, debate, make decisions, plan, improve - go, go, go."

"At FuseTalk, discussion is at the centre of collaboration and the ultimate goal is to have collaborative business improvement. With FuseDiligence you can package your expertise in a "knowledge to action" format. It's our Collaborative Business Improvement Software™, and it can make a huge difference to the bottom line," says Waite.

Offered in a hosted platform or licensed, FuseTalk's FuseDiligence provides unprecedented capabilities in one software platform.

FuseTalk™ Inc. is the leading provider of discussion forums, blogging tools, wikis and collaboration solutions. Available in ColdFusion MX and .NET platforms, FuseTalk enables organizations to build an interactive community that can share knowledge, exchange information and views, and help solve problems. FuseTalk brings the power of discussion to your customers, partners, employees, and stakeholders through its fully-featured, secure and customizable web interface. Highly scalable and configurable, FuseTalk accommodates any number of users, and offers an easy-to-use friendly user interface. A single FuseTalk installation can run a thousand different forums - all with different access rights and users. FuseDiligence™ leverages all of the capabilities of FuseTalk and provides powerful, patent and patent pending traits that make FuseDiligence "business essential" Collaborative Business Improvement Software™. Coupled with content, FuseDiligence can greatly assist subject matter specific experts, managers, consultants and channel partners realize huge benefits in terms of time, money and effectiveness.


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Lesley Huppert
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