Date Time Speaker Room
Friday, February 03, 201210:25 AM - 11:15 AM
Philip Cooper, Executive Director
Bruce Morton, Chief Marketing Officer, Allegis Group Services


Hiring independent contractors can lead you into a compliance minefield. Are your ICs putting you at unnecessary risk? Are you ensuring that all relevant information is being captured in the right format and the right places? How do you manage this for Statement of Work purposes? What about background checks, references, on-boarding, insurance? Share best practices to help ensure your organization is minimizing its potential risks and saving on unnecessary costs.


  • Raise your awareness of risk mitigation strategies for hiring contractors
  • Consider issues of cost containment
  • Explore the effective use of analytics/reporting
  • Discuss the fine points of supplier management
  • Ensure program compliance


Phil Cooper’s experience includes 14 years in the human capital and workforce management industry.  His tenure consists of IT Recruitment, Account Management and Regional Operations within the    Allegis Group family of companies.

Most recently he has focused his attention on the growth of the Workforce Management industry for Allegis Group Services as an Executive Director of Regional Operations. This role includes responsibility for the successful operations of Managed Services Programs (MSP) within the United States, Canada and EMEA. In this role, he is accountable for MSP delivery including implementation and administration of the program office, and is ultimately responsible for driving overall success for our customers with an international reach. His responsibilities also include establishing effective operating processes, program adoption, and performance management through metric attainment, succession planning, developing market expertise and advancing customer relationships through service line expansions.

Earlier in his career, Phil managed a number of sizeable MSP programs for Allegis Group Services. Program deployment, resource allocation and strategy development, as well as executive customer and supplier relationships were his main responsibilities. Delivering on customer expectations is always his priority.

Phil was born and raised in Birmingham, England. He moved to the United States and attended Wichita State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Electronic Media.

Bruce Morton’s experience spans three decades and throughout this time he has seen a massive shift in the way organizations manage their greatest asset; people.
A sought after international speaker, Bruce has stimulated audiences across Europe, US and Asia with his fresh approach and inspiring advice on recruitment and retention. He has designed, implemented and managed some of the largest resourcing solutions across many different parts of the globe, saving companies millions of dollars whilst securing the very best talent.

Bruce has worked with Microsoft, GE, IBM, Hewlett Packard, BUPA, Barclays Bank, Sprint Telecom, Nortel, O2, Dell, Alstom, Honeywell, United Technologies Corporation and Agilent