Talent Resources

Skilled professionals are going independent to capitalize on their strengths, gain ownership over how they work, and select projects that interest and excite them. Build your consultancy and successfully execute projects with help from these expert resources and independent talent tips.

  • How to Wrap Up a Project on the Right Foot

    How to Wrap Up a Project on the Right Foot

    As an independent talent, how you wrap up a project can leave a long-lasting impression with your client. Check out these tips from seasoned independents to help you wrap up strong.

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  • 5 Tips for Succeeding in an Interim Role

    5 Tips for Succeeding in an Interim Role

    BTG and Heidrick & Struggles panelists participated on a webinar titled “How to Land an Interim Role: Becoming On-Demand Talent” by BlueSteps.

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  • How to Transition Your Side Hustle Into a Full-Time Consulting Business

    How to Transition Your Side Hustle Into a Full-Time Consulting Business

    How do you know when you’re ready to quit your job and go from side hustle to full-time consulting? Here are the steps to maximize success.

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  • How to Expand Your Skill Sets as an Independent Consultant

    How to Expand Your Skill Sets as an Independent Consultant

    Continuing to develop skills is crucial as an independent consultant if you want to grow your business and work with top companies.

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  • How to Bounce Back From a Project Setback

    How to Bounce Back From a Project Setback

    Nobody likes experiencing a setback at work, but these moments can be valuable lessons. Avoid feeling disappointed or discouraged with these tips.

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  • 5 Steps to Write a Powerful Elevator Pitch

    5 Steps to Write a Powerful Elevator Pitch

    A well-crafted elevator pitch can help you stand out to other people and find more professional opportunities in the future. Here are some tips.

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  • 2022 Talent Lens

    2022 Talent Lens

    See how the economic ups and downs, pandemic uncertainty, and labor shortages of the past year have impacted top independent professionals and the ways in which they serve the world’s best companies.

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  • BTG Unveils Upgraded Talent Portal

    BTG Unveils Upgraded Talent Portal

    Business Talent Group has rolled out robust updates to the BTG Talent Portal, allowing for enhanced talent profiles, improved web and mobile UI/UX, and more.

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  • Assess and Improve Your Remote Work Habits: 6 Steps to Get Started

    Assess and Improve Your Remote Work Habits: 6 Steps to Get Started

    Experienced independent professional Jamie Johnson shares her best tips for increasing your productivity and finding work-life balance as a remote worker.

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  • Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) as a Working Professional

    Overcoming Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) as a Working Professional

    Symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) such as lethargy and apathy can make a big impact on your productivity as a working professional. Try these tips to help shake off the slump.

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  • How to Create a 2022 Strategic Plan for Your Consulting Practice

    How to Create a 2022 Strategic Plan for Your Consulting Practice

    Whether formal or informal, a strategic plan for your consulting practice can go a long way toward positioning you for success in the year ahead.

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  • How to Maintain High Levels of Productivity in 2022

    How to Maintain High Levels of Productivity in 2022

    Just like our working lives are constantly evolving, so too are the ways in which we get the most out of our day. Try the latest and greatest productivity tips to get more out of your work in 2022.

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  • The “Great” Debate: Post-COVID Workforce Trends Driving Today’s Labor Market

    The “Great” Debate: Post-COVID Workforce Trends Driving Today’s Labor Market

    Is it The Great Resignation, The Great Reshuffle, or just The Great Wait? Dig into today’s most superlative workforce trends.

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  • How to Hit the Ground Running on a New Independent Consulting Engagement

    How to Hit the Ground Running on a New Independent Consulting Engagement

    Getting started on new projects with new clients can be daunting. Read what five independent experts in the BTG marketplace do to excel here.

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  • Digital Overload for Consultants: 5 Tips to Help You Cope

    Digital Overload for Consultants: 5 Tips to Help You Cope

    Digital overload can take a serious toll on your personal and work life. Lessen the negative effects with these strategies for consultants.

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  • Wellness Ideas and Resources for Remote Workers

    Wellness Ideas and Resources for Remote Workers

    In today’s world of remote work, pandemic-related stress, and economic fluctuation, mental and physical health all too often take a backseat to more seemingly urgent matters. Earlier this year, a...

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  • Is TikTok a Good Fit for Independent Talent?

    Is TikTok a Good Fit for Independent Talent?

    For independent talent, investing the time to understand TikTok best practices and establishing yourself on the platform could pay off in time.

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  • 10 Tips For Virtual Presentations And Public Speaking

    10 Tips For Virtual Presentations And Public Speaking

    Virtual presentation skills have become an essential skill for independent consultants. Here are 10 tips to help you master presenting virtually.

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  • 5 Types of Post-MBA Professionals Who Pivot to Consulting

    5 Types of Post-MBA Professionals Who Pivot to Consulting

    A few years ago, I was chatting with a classmate from my Chicago Booth MBA program, and she told me about the work she was doing as an “independent consultant.” I had no idea what an independent...

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  • Business Talent Group Research Spotlights Most In-Demand Skills Fueling the Post-Pandemic Economy

    Business Talent Group Research Spotlights Most In-Demand Skills Fueling the Post-Pandemic Economy

    BTG's fourth annual index chronicles the most sought-after independent talent skills leveraged by global companies to address critical projects in the current K-shaped economic recovery.

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