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2019 Staffing Trends: The Year of the Supertemp

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Every year, the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions, reports on the most important global staffing trends. In the 2019 report, we were interested to see a number of things that validate our own perspective on the high-end gig…

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Business Talent Group Launches BTG Europe

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Business Talent Group is launching BTG Europe with the acquisition of UK-based Hillgate, a talent marketplace that provides agile workforce solutions to multinational Fortune 500 companies. The move expands BTG’s international footprint, scale, and position as the leading global marketplace for on-demand, high-end independent talent….

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Top 10 Reasons to Engage an Independent Pharma Executive

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Life science marketing is complicated, thanks to stringent regulations—and a key customer base of patients, providers, and payers who have different needs and often divergent priorities. Pharma marketing teams are also facing large talent gaps as they work to find strategies that will address all…

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[PODCAST] Continued Demand for High-End Gig Economy

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According to an ATD survey, 83% of companies report skills gaps that threaten their organization’s ability to prepare for the future. So it’s no surprise that more and more of them are trying to make better use of the high-end gig economy—especially given the segment’s…

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Agile for Transformations: The Complete Guide

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These days, it seems like everyone is undertaking a business transformation. Whether it’s about reorganizing to be more competitive, deepening customer connections, or simply not having an option not to change, executives are obsessed with transformation … and that’s a good thing. Identifying an opportunity…

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[Report] 2019 Independent Talent Trends, Revealed

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Every year, Business Talent Group reviews the trends that are shaping the independent consulting economy to help F1000 executives understand the power of on-demand talent—and what it can help them accomplish. This year’s results are summarized in our 2019 High-End Independent Talent Report. So how…

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M&A: When Being in the Majority is Bad News

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When you’re looking to grow, a merger or acquisition deal can be an attractive proposition. But the unfortunate truth is that most mergers and acquisitions fail—anywhere between 70% and 90%, according to McKinsey and the Harvard Business Review. The reasons behind the high failure rate…

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What is the Gig Economy? A Look Back At 2018

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If 2017 was the year when the gig economy took center stage, 2018 was the year when many organizations took a closer look—and found there’s more work to be done to understand this dynamic segment. In June, for the first time in 13 years, the…

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