2017 Year-in-Review: Looking Back at the Top 3 On-Demand Workforce Trends

Readiness to navigate change has been critical for companies this year. Look around you and what do you see? Increasing competitive pressures, an ongoing war for top talent, expanding customer expectations, regulatory complexity and uncertainty and — perhaps most obvious of all — the ever-accelerating speed of technological change. How can you keep up?

How to Motivate Your On-Demand Workforce: An Interview with Talent Engagement Author and Entrepreneur Kevin Kruse

Bestselling author and veteran entrepreneur Kevin Kruse is an expert on the talent space and job platforms. Back in 1990, the startup he founded after college built one of the first online job boards to help corporations access talent. Since then, Kruse has founded five companies, including his latest, LEADx.org, a digital platform supporting skills and professional development. Kruse is …

Week-In-Review: High-Profile Execs Go Independent, Startups Reduce Burdens and More Flexible Workforce Benefits Emerge

Welcome to our Week-in-Review series, Catalant’s roundup of all things on-demand talent, from events to newly minted reports to breaking news. What People Are Asking This Week: Which commander-in-chiefs have recently stepped down from their high-profile roles? Are well-known executives entering the on-demand knowledge economy? What are the benefits of working with a flexible workforce? What are the advantages of working independently …

HR Guru Dave Ulrich on Overcoming Barriers to Working With an On-Demand Knowledge Workforce

Widely recognized as a thought leader in the HR field, Dave Ulrich has published more than two dozen books and over 200 articles. As both an author and professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, Ulrich has spent decades researching how organizations can build capabilities of leadership, agility, learning and accountability through leveraging human resources. We recently caught up …

Week-in-Review: A Noteworthy Webinar, a Recently Released Study and a Valuable HR Summit

Welcome to our Week-in-Review series, Catalant’s roundup of all things gig economy and talent, from events to newly minted reports to breaking news. What People Are Asking This Week: How can I connect to top-tier independent professionals? How do I leverage the gig economy to meet my company’s skills gap? What are other executives saying about the future of work? Are …

Systematic Workforce Flexibility: Building Your Business for the Modern Age

The needs of large organizations started to shift years ago. In the past, stability and experience at a business reigned supreme. Now, workforce flexibility and agility do. Well-established companies and newly ascendant businesses alike must structure themselves such that they can adequately respond and adapt to the new rules of business – a landscape of constant change, complexity and evolution. …

Week-in-Review: Procurement’s Evolving Role, Future of Work Events and How Technology Continues to Change the Global Economy

Welcome to our Week-in-Review series, Catalant’s roundup of all things on-demand knowledge, from events to newly minted reports to breaking news. What People Are Asking This Week: Is the role of procurement changing? How can procurement accelerate business growth? How was the recent SIA summit? Is there an upcoming conference I should attend? What’s new in workforce technology? Read on …

5 Important Steps for Engaging Your On-Demand Workforce

The US workforce is changing, and one of the most rapidly growing aspects of our economy is the on-demand workforce. By 2020, it’s estimated that one in five employees will be hired on a contingent basis. This means there is a need – now more than ever – for companies to engage and motivate on-demand workers. This new workforce will …