Outsourcing Trends and Workforce Management Best Practices Revealed at the Executive Next Practices Forum

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John Davern, Jr., MBA, owner of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC, shares his extensive experience and knowledge in online outsourcing to discuss outsourcing trends and best practices on how to manage a virtual workforce.

John Davern, Jr., MBA, President and CEO of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC, joins top talent thought leaders in the upcoming Executive Next Practice (ENP) forum, titled Global Strategy – Markets, Talent & Implementation Challenges 2014, to share best practices in overcoming outsourcing obstacles and workforce management issues using the latest tools and technologies.

In the recently released Global Online Employment Report by leading freelance marketplace, eLance, the 2013 numbers revealed a steady increase in the number of businesses that have adapted online outsourcing as part of their business strategy. Many reports have been released that share similar sentiments on the predicted growth of the outsourcing industry this year and for years to come.

“The recent advancements in technology have allowed outsourcing – particularly online outsourcing – to be available to anyone.” John shared, “This has made outsourcing available to, not only big businesses, but to start-ups and small to medium enterprises – the ones that could really benefit from outsourcing.”

As the founder of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC, an outsourcing company that provides a variety of professional services through the use of Virtual Assistants, John has had significant experience in working with online outsourced workers and will be sharing best practices on how he and his clients have overcome obstacles in working with a virtual team.

“The common obstacles in workforce management can be narrowed down to these 3 areas: Communication, Connectivity and Collaboration.” John stated, “But these can be easily resolved through the use of the right tools and resources.”

John will discuss the Emerging Trends in Virtual Markets and Workforce Management as a guest speaker at the ENP forum on January 29, 2014 at the Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, CA.

The event features thought leaders representatives from over 35 global companies including Disney, Taco Bell, Dex, World Vision, B of A, Turkish Airlines, Experia, GALLUP, Mattel and many others.

Interested parties may visit the ENP events page for more information about the forum: http://www.enpinstitute.com/events.

About Executive Next Practices

Executive Next Practices Forum is a unique organization comprised of mid to large market C-level to functional leaders and trusted advisors (Board members, CEO, CFO, HR, CMO, COO, and ICO). This ongoing collaboration, conducted in a non-traditional format, is focused on the latest “Next Practices” leadership and business strategies. Conducted in major corporate and academic “safe havens,” the sessions are non-solicitation and formatted to deliver fresh, innovative and relevant approaches to leaders and their executive teams.

About John Davern, Jr., MBA

John Davern, Jr., MBA is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Virtual Assistant Talent, LLC (VAT), a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) company that provides professional services to businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals through the use of Virtual Assistants (remote & home-based workers).

With over 18 years of experience in corporate human resources, working for Fortune 500 companies such as General Electric (GE), Harris Corporation, The Home Depot, and a Toyota/GM Joint Venture, John has acquired extensive knowledge and hands-on experience through the various human resources and recruitment positions he has handled. In his career, he has recruited and trained thousands of office-based employees and hundreds of home-based/remote workers.

John holds a M.B.A. in Human Resources from Duquesne University, an internet Technology Webmaster Certification from Illinois Institute of Technology, Certificates in Business Practices/Problem Solving & Toyota Production System, and a B.A. in Labor & Industrial Relations from Pennsylvania State University.

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