Over the past decade, new technology services and mobility has rapidly evolved the labor marketplace. These changes have allowed companies to implement strategies that afford a more strategic, integrated and on-demand approach to attracting and retaining talent. A recent article published by Ardent Partners noted that 78% of companies surveyed are in favor of a more agile workforce. Direct-Source for contract labor is one of the strategies that is being adopted by companies to attract, engage and acquire flexible talent. The growing popularity of Direct-Sourcing as a contingent labor strategy has left many program owners asking what the perfect formula is for deploying a Direct-Source strategy within their program.