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[PODCAST] The Gig Economy Grows Up

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In the Workplace is a podcast where Wharton professor Peter Cappelli and attorney Dan O’Meara take a look at workforce trends and the challenges that today’s business owners and job seekers face. The two sat down recently with Business Talent Group CEO Jody Greenstone Miller…

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Is Your Company Ready to Build an Agile Workforce?

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If you’re interested in using the high-end gig economy to drive organizational agility, you’re not alone: according to Upwork, 72% of HR managers believe dynamic, agile team structures will soon become the norm. And if you suspect that your company isn’t yet making the most…

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[PODCAST] Setting the Stage for the Gig Economy

Business Talent Group CEO Jody Greenstone Miller recently sat down with Ready. Set. Work. podcast host Chad Nitschke to discuss the evolution of the gig economy. In the first part of the two-part series, Jody reflects on the origins of the on-demand talent space and…

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7 Steps for Redefining Your Talent Strategy

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What is a talent strategy? The most common definition is broad: it’s how you source, hire, onboard, engage, and retain talent. But to address the growing shift towards independent employment—and incorporate all the talent your organization needs to stay successful—you’ll need to embrace a new…

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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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[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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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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What Technologies Will Drive the Future of Work?

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By now, it’s clear that technology is a major driver for the growing gig economy, both as a tool and as a potential disruptor. At its most basic, technology has helped independent workers connect with prospective employers via online platforms. Increasingly, however, companies are tapping…

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