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we realized a rich side result from the meeting was the simultaneous conversation happening in the chat space—a virtual water cooler of sorts— that reflected the real experiences and thoughts people were having as we all hunker down to beat this thing.
The time is now to lead by example and leverage our own expertise to mobilize ourselves with our local and digital communities to take action. Let’s individually and within our organizations find ways that together we can define problems and find solutions that can impact the outcomes of this modern day health crisis.
Using terms like “gig economy,” “crowdsourcing,” and “on-demand talent” can help or hurt your cause. Here are some things to keep in mind as the language of work evolves.
Regulatory and legal challenges regarding worker classification and rights (California’s controversial Assembly Bill 5 [AB-5] took effect January 1st, 2020) are heating up. Here’s how to stay ahead of the learning curve while engaging top freelance or on-demand talent.
Open talent is a phenomenal solution to moving businesses forward in an era of rapid digital transformation. Tapping into this growing workforce segment means considering new worker-company relationships from all sides. This is something all businesses will need to consider at some point.
Open talent communities are growing rapidly to meet demands for general and niche skills. In our recent 2020 trends report we explored this trend.
Can you remember the first time you hired someone—or a service—online? I can barely pinpoint that time, myself. The thing is, open talent platforms or “talent communities” have been around for decades (yes, plural). But until recently many companies showed reluctance to make them a significant part of their workforce/talent strategy.
Open talent strategies and horizontal cross-functional teams are replacing traditional vertical hierarchies and siloed organizational models. But change can be hard.