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Toptal Insights provides thought leadership about topics central to the future of work, innovation, and distributed teams. We frequently collaborate with Toptal's enterprise team and clients, sharing exclusive perspective on emerging trends.

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Creating an Employer Brand for Freelancers

by Jon Younger

As organizations turn to blended teams to achieve business goals, executives must demonstrate that freelancers are a valued element of their workforce. Jon Younger, founder of the Agile Talent Collaborative, explains how to create an effective employer brand for agile talent.

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Convince Your Team To Go Remote: FAQ

by Julia Stanaro

Going remote can be a big decision. Julia Stanaro, Manager of Enterprise Account Solutions at Toptal, shares her responses to the most common questions posed by executives about the value of remote work.

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Why Distributed Teams Matter, and How to Build One

by Alan Fiddes

Alan Fiddes, Head of Projects at Toptal and a ThoughtWorks veteran with over ten years of experience managing distributed teams, explains how building and managing remote teams can create a major competitive advantage in today’s talent marketplace.

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How to Build Culture in Remote Teams

by Mark Bosma

How can you build a healthy culture when your employees are far away? Mark Bosma, VP of Sales at Toptal, explores the cultural best practices that helped Toptal grow to hundreds of team members and nine-figure annual revenue—all in a 100% remote organization.

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Welcome to the Talent Economy

by Jon Younger

Deep expertise has never been more in demand—or harder to find. Jon Younger, founder of the Agile Talent Collaborative, examines how agile talent has reinvented the relationship between worker and workplace, enabling organizations to tap the global talent “cloud.”

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