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The nature of work—how it’s done and by whom—is changing. Independent talent is on the rise, especially at the high end where super-skilled executives and consultants dwell. Learn how to navigate the gig economy and thrive in the age of on-demand talent with help from this expert resource library.

  • How to Screen Independent Consultant Resumes

    How to Screen Independent Consultant Resumes

    Trying to find the best fit for your project? Check out our tips for screening independent consultant resumes.

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  • Why I Work With Freelance Pharma Consultants: Pfizer’s Tim Hylan

    Why I Work With Freelance Pharma Consultants: Pfizer’s Tim Hylan

    Tim Hylan, Vice President of Pfizer’s Internal Medicine Field Medical Director Group, speaks to us about why he works with freelance pharma consultants.

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  • Independent Contractor Compliance: How to Maximize Value and Manage Risk

    Independent Contractor Compliance: How to Maximize Value and Manage Risk

    If your company works with independent contractors—from developers and graphic designers to consultants and subject-matter experts—you probably know that it’s important to comply with certain...

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  • A Tight Market Makes a Strong Case for Interim CFOs

    A Tight Market Makes a Strong Case for Interim CFOs

    Supply and demand drive our economy, and when one outpaces the other, a strategic shift follows: goods are marked down or production is ramped up. In the job market, however, this dynamic is less...

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  • Will Robots Win the Talent Wars?

    Will Robots Win the Talent Wars?

    It’s not news that most businesses are facing a talent crunch. Gartner, Inc.’s 2019 Emerging Risks Survey found that 63% of senior executives indicated that a talent shortage was a key concern for...

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  • Agile for Business: A Guide to Effective Talent Strategies

    Agile for Business: A Guide to Effective Talent Strategies

    Agile has seeped into every business department and function, from software development to HR and marketing. After all, what business doesn’t want to be fast-moving, customer-focused, and easily...

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  • 6 Things to Know Before Kicking Off Your Management Consulting Career

    6 Things to Know Before Kicking Off Your Management Consulting Career

    The beauty of a career in management consulting lies in its flexibility. But new consultants have to develop confidence and chops before they can claim it.

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  • New Study: Corporate Finance Leaders Expect Contingent Labor Use to Grow

    New Study: Corporate Finance Leaders Expect Contingent Labor Use to Grow

    Political and economic uncertainty is rampant across the globe but according to a new study by American Express, financial executives at major international firms remain optimistic about the...

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  • Why Take a Programmatic Approach to Project Management?

    Why Take a Programmatic Approach to Project Management?

    It’s challenging to resource major business transformations. Redeploying internal resources threatens daily operations, while adding full-time hires is time-consuming and inefficient for temporary...

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  • A Growing Crop of “Supertemps” is Changing the Nature of Work

    A Growing Crop of “Supertemps” is Changing the Nature of Work

    "MBO Partners estimates that the number of freelancers who make more than $100,000 annually grew to 3.3 million in 2018, up 70% from 2011." Jody Miller reflects on the fast-growing talent marketplace.

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  • [PODCAST] The Gig Economy Grows Up

    [PODCAST] The Gig Economy Grows Up

    In the Workplace is a podcast where Wharton professor Peter Cappelli and attorney Dan O’Meara take a look at workforce trends and the challenges that today’s business owners and job seekers face....

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  • Agile Project Management: How On-Demand Talent Can Help

    Agile Project Management: How On-Demand Talent Can Help

    By almost every metric, big companies struggle to manage the execution of the strategic initiatives they undertake. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), nearly 10% of every dollar...

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  • [PODCAST] What’s in a Name?

    [PODCAST] What’s in a Name?

    Business Talent Group (BTG) CEO Jody Greenstone Miller continues her discussion with host Chad Nitschke on his podcast, Ready. Set. Work. In Part 2, they expand further on the evolution of the gig...

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  • Ready. Set. Work. Podcast: Part 2, What’s in a Name

    Ready. Set. Work. Podcast: Part 2, What’s in a Name

    BTG CEO Jody Greenstone Miller expands further on the evolution of the gig economy, from the language that defines the industry to her long-term vision of the Future of Work.

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  • Is Your Company Ready to Build an Agile Workforce?

    Is Your Company Ready to Build an Agile Workforce?

    If you’re interested in using the high-end gig economy to drive organizational agility, you’re not alone: according to Upwork, 72% of HR managers believe dynamic, agile team structures will soon...

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  • [PODCAST] Setting the Stage for the Gig Economy

    [PODCAST] Setting the Stage for the Gig Economy

    Business Talent Group CEO Jody Greenstone Miller recently sat down with Ready. Set. Work. podcast host Chad Nitschke to discuss the evolution of the gig economy. In the first part of the two-part...

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  • Ready. Set. Work. Podcast: Part 1, Setting the Stage for the Gig Economy

    Ready. Set. Work. Podcast: Part 1, Setting the Stage for the Gig Economy

    BTG CEO Jody Greenstone Miller recently sat down with Ready. Set. Work. podcast host Chad Nitschke to discuss the evolution of the gig economy.

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  • How to Write the Perfect Job Description for Independent Consultants

    How to Write the Perfect Job Description for Independent Consultants

    Competition for top talent is just as fierce in the independent marketplace as it is in the full-time world. So if you’re trying to attract top freelancers, one of the most effective ways to cut...

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  • In the War for Finance Talent, Here’s Why CFOs Are Turning to the Gig Economy

    In the War for Finance Talent, Here’s Why CFOs Are Turning to the Gig Economy

    Sourcing finance talent has been a top concern of CFOs for some time. Perhaps not surprisingly, according to new Deloitte research, these efficiency-minded execs are now turning to a uniquely...

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  • BTG’s Jody Greenstone Miller Named to SIA’s Staffing 100 List for 2019

    BTG’s Jody Greenstone Miller Named to SIA’s Staffing 100 List for 2019

    Business Talent Group is proud to share that our CEO, Jody Greenstone Miller, has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2019 Staffing 100 List. SIA’s annual list recognizes the most...

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