Research & Perspective
Report: State of the Workforce
Report: State of the Workforce
In a competitive global economy, acquiring the right talent quickly is mission critical for companies—and hiring external or freelance talent has become key for success. According to Forbes, "Attitudes in companies of all sizes toward freelancers are changing, as more hire high-caliber external consultants and creatives to add to the brainpower of their teams." State of the Workforce is the most comprehensive look at the pace of industry transition to a freelance and virtual workforce reality.
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A New Frontier: Blockchain Energy Solutions
A New Frontier: Blockchain Energy Solutions
Innovative energy companies are deploying blockchain to streamline operations and improve customer experience. Building on our first article, we explore case studies in energy and highlight similar themes and lessons for exploring real-world blockchain applications.
Talent is Not a Commodity
Talent is Not a Commodity
To drive digital transformation, companies increasingly rely on external resources to build and maintain new products. However, the means by which they source such resources often generate mixed results. In this article, we explore the historical roots of contingent labor sourcing, focusing on IT recruitment. We then share perspective from an executive who lead a recent Fortune 500 digital transformation, during which he adopted an innovative approach to rapidly scale his team of talent.
The Hypergrowth Executive
The Hypergrowth Executive
Breanden Beneschott, co-founder and COO of Toptal, lays out a cultural framework for achieving and sustaining hypergrowth—sharing concepts that have steered Toptal clients to double- and triple-digit growth over the last seven years.