As the shift from traditional hierarchies to new networked business models for organizations happens, how do we shift our mindsets and mental models to increase the adoption of open talent?
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?
This week’s conversation touched on mental health during the COVID-19 crisis and what policies, procedures and habits have organization stopped doing and now realize you won’t go back to after this crisis ends?
Please join us for the next Open Assembly Collective community call. Topic coming soon Thursday May 28, 2020 10:00 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Register here
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.
Open talent communities are growing rapidly to meet demands for general and niche skills. In our recent 2020 trends report we explored this trend.
Open talent strategies and horizontal cross-functional teams are replacing traditional vertical hierarchies and siloed organizational models. But change can be hard.
Most businesses today have structured hierarchies and operate in a silo. A model in which workers start at entry level and slowly advance over many years. Open talent models offer a radical, and often impactful, departure from this old school way of doing things. Is your business experimenting with open talent?
Is Your Business At Risk Of Becoming Obsolete? Here’s What You Need To Know To Prep For The Decade Ahead
At Open Assembly we are constantly on the lookout for new data and analyses that outline trends in the future of work. To start off 2020—the new decade!—we did a deep dive into the latest data, reviewing and analyzing dozens of in-depth reports aggregating work data from across the globe to identify key trends.
Paul Estes is the author of the book Gig Mindset. He led the charge a while back within Microsoft, bringing programs to support and facilitate working with an on-demand workforce for Microsoft itself and Microsoft clients. John Winsor recently checked it with Paul about how he shifted his mindset and created the momentum to not only change his own life, but to change how an entire company does business. Here are some of the insights he shared.