TalentWave: Vendor Analysis (Part 1) –– Background and Solution Overview


TalentWave is a third-party independent workforce compliance and engagement service/solution provider. As a provider within the workforce supply chain, its core function is to ensure that organizations remain in legal compliance when engaging independent workers –– through Employment of Record (EOR)/Payrolling, Agent of Record (AOR) and other services. While these kinds of services/solutions are materially provided by a limited number of large staffing conglomerates (like Kelly and Randstad), TalentWave is one of a larger number of independent/non-captive providers in this evolving and increasingly important space.

This Spend Matters PRO vendor snapshot provides facts and expert analysis to help buying organizations make informed decisions about whether they need a solution like TalentWave as an alternative for or complement to their organizations’ incumbent solutions for organizing, managing and assigning work to their own “affiliated” workers. Part 1 of our analysis provides a company background and detailed solution overview, as well as a summary recommended fit suggestion for when organizations should consider TalentWave. The rest of this multi-part research brief covers product strengths and weaknesses, competitor and SWOT analysis, user selection guides, and insider evaluation and selection considerations.