The right data strategy consultant can drive actionable insights from even the messiest data sets. But are technical skills enough?
What is a Flexible Workforce? Simply put, a flexible workforce is one that changes to suit the prevailing needs of the business by enlisting a talent pool of freelancers and contractors to supplement — when needed — a company’s full-time team. Building a flexible workforce gives management the ability to tap into the skills and […]
The future of work arrived ahead of schedule, thanks to a global pandemic, new technologies, and changing demographics. Today’s business leaders are rethinking their workforces, with 60% telling researchers they expect fewer full-time employees in the future while relying more on temporary freelance consultants and contractors.
At Catalant, we see the market for on-demand talent booming as organizations — under pressure from competitors, new technologies, and a global pandemic — rethink their strategic workforce planning priorities. As we look to 2021, business leaders’ increasing comfort with engaging contingent workers will accelerate trends leading toward a more flexible, adaptable workforce.
Research from HBS and BCG show businesses are increasingly relying on platforms like Catalant to manage the future of work.
Rosters are a great way to plan ahead for changes in capacity and capability needs, enabling you to create your own variable workforce.
After more than half a year since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in the United States,1 it remains impossible to know the full impact the pandemic will have on the global economy. As a recent Harvard Business Review article put it: “Six months after the start of the coronavirus recession the macroeconomic landscape has become more, not […]
Business leaders are running leaner than ever to adapt to the pandemic’s effects on the market as the recovery forces them to pivot their strategies. Even as organizations seek to keep costs down by reducing fixed labor costs associated with full-time employees, critical strategic work must continue, and faster than ever: We’ve seen two years’ […]