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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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Supertemps: Why It Pays to Get Smart About Nontraditional Talent

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When big companies want to move quickly, they need to re-examine internal practices, not just look at the market. It’s an argument we’ve been making for years—one we’re pleased to see gaining traction as corporate leaders look for new ways to power organizational agility. According…

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Business Talent Group CEO Named to SIA Global 150

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The Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) Global Power 150 celebrates women who influence a rapidly evolving world of work. Business Talent Group is proud to announce that our CEO, Jody Greenstone Miller, is included on the list—a tribute to her focus on changing the way work…

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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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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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