As companies across the globe continue to hire contractors to build their business, the landscape of modern work is rapidly changing. Traditional offices are being replaced by digital nomads who regard a strong Wi-Fi signal as good as any workspace; businesses are realizing the potential of using contractors for specialized work rather than full-time, salaried employees.
This week’s topic: As mentioned during our last call we ended our three-day design sprint with a rough draft of a manifesto to guide our mission and purpose. We have been shaping and refining the manifesto and share our first draft during this call.
After a week off, we’re back discussing the latest insights from the leaders of the open economy.
This week’s topic: As a group of allies who believe in the virtues of open talent and innovation models we want to help increase their adoption. We believe that we can make more significant progress together than apart. Ho:w should we come together to organize the open talent marketplace, overcome our most critical challenges and […]
What steps a manager inside an organization would take to begin using open talent tools.
This week Open Assembly founder and CEO John Winsor dove in to the question: How do we address people’s skills, get them upskilled, get them reskilled, as well as change curricula and teaching approaches accordingly?
Change is the New Normal: What are organizations abandoning since COVID-19 and what will they not continue to do once things return to “normal”?
What are organizations abandoning since COVID-19 and what will they not continue to do once things return to “normal”? We heard from a few of the brightest minds to help us answer the question.
How will companies emerge and move forward as the Covid-19 curve flattens? Will there be a new work paradigm, or will we all be back to work as usual.
These future-of-work experts—the companies that provide the open-talent platforms, and the companies that utilize open tools—already have a global infrastructure of talented problem solvers in place. Here’s how they are partnering with that talent to help crush Covid-19.
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.