Archive for the ‘Future of Work’ Category

Who’s the Boss? You.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

The traditional employment practice of working for one company, moving through the ranks, and limiting time away for other life pursuits is not for everyone—and luckily, it no longer has to be. Over the last 10 years, there has been a steady growth in the demand for and supply of high-end independent talent.

This option not only serves the needs of the men and women who wish to have far greater control over their careers—by choosing which projects they work on, when, and for how long—but meets a growing need that companies have to engage expert talent for project based work.

BTG has been a leader in this emerging market since 2008. Our CEO, Jody Miller, spoke to BOSS Magazine about the rise of the hi-end independent worker and why this empowering model is gaining traction so rapidly.

Read the piece »

The Books You Need to Read to Understand the Freelance World

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

 

Over the past decade, the working world has gone through an upheaval. Freelancers and consultants now make up almost a third of all workers, and they lead an increasingly precarious existence—jumping from gig to gig, constantly scouting for work and often living on the margins.

How did we get here? And how do we navigate this new terrain?

Here’s a look at some of those books and what freelancers—and wannabe freelancers—can learn from them.

Read the original article by Richard A. Greenwald on WSJ: The Books You Need to Read to Understand the Freelance World

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