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How To Attract Top Freelancers

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At BTG, we’ve seen the rise of high-end independent talent power a new path to organizational agility and performance. We’ve also seen companies stumble while trying to make the most of this formidable resource. So we’re launching a new series that’s designed to help business…

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Reinventing Hiring: Jobs in the Gig Economy

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As individuals, it’s not hard to feel the effects of accelerating technological change. Companies—not to mention public policy—move more slowly. Most organizations already recognize the advantages that technological advancement offers: enhanced organizational agility, increased efficiency, and improved productivity. Yet the monumental challenge of overhauling outdated,…

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BTG Included in the SAP Fieldglass Digital Network

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The SAP Fieldglass Digital Network is a global ecosystem of providers that help companies transform how they engage and manage the external workforce. Business Talent Group is proud to join other innovators in the Network, delivering near-limitless access to top independent management consultants, subject matter…

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5 Ways To Stifle Organizational Agility

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Everyone is talking about the agile workforce these days. We’re all for it—and who wouldn’t be? In work as in life, it’s hard to argue against the concept of enhanced agility: nimble responsiveness to changing circumstances and opportunity. What’s more, 2018 is shaping up to…

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Take Control of Your Next Business Transformation

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It can be hard for big companies to break free of established habits—but it doesn’t have to be. History may be filled with examples of organizations that failed to appreciate the need for change until it was too late. But at many companies, change leaders…

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A New Social Contract for Freelancers

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Over the past decade, changing demographics and new economic realities have given rise to a dynamic, flexible workforce that prefers to work on a freelance basis instead of seeking full-time employment. On the surface, this would seem like a win-win for both parties: businesses get…

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2018 Skills Index: How Global Business Leaders Are Closing The Skills Gap

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How are business leaders closing the skills gap in hard-to-hire areas like innovation and pharmaceutical market access? Business Talent Group’s inaugural Skills Index report—which analyzes a year’s worth of project data from F1000 companies—suggests that many executives are turning to the dynamic marketplace of independent…

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Is Freelance Going Mainstream? A Look at the IRS Data

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From part-time freelancers to full-time entrepreneurs, many folks have struck out on their own at some point in their lives. But now, according to a report by Fiverr, the independent path is becoming even more heavily traveled. Fiverr, an online freelance services marketplace, teamed up…

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