On-Demand Talent for Critical Remote Work

March 10, 2023 Summer Foote

Business leaders increasingly rely on on-demand talent as a flexible way to get critical work done. And for good reason—independent talent are particularly well suited for today's remote environment. See top projects, traits to look for in a remote consultant, characteristics of an ideal remote project, and keys to making your remote project a success in the infographic below.


Top 5 Projects for Remote Talent:

  1. Strategy
  2. Data science and digital
  3. Mergers and acquisitions
  4. Project management
  5. Marketing and sales

Top 8 Traits of Highly Effective Remote Talent:

  • Autonomous
  • Self-starter
  • Effective communicator
  • Consensus builder
  • Detail oriented
  • Assertive
  • Hands-on
  • History of success

Top 8 Characteristics of Remote Projects:

  • Discrete worstreams
  • Data intensive
  • Strategic
  • Tech oriented
  • Independent research
  • Subject matter expertise
  • Defined deliverable
  • Problem solving

How to Craft a Successful  Remote Project:

  1. Define your results
  2. Establish a clear timeline for deliverables
  3. Communicate
  4. Clearly define roles
  5. Build teams of passionate, dedicated people


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