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  • Odgers Interim Expands Team to Meet Growing Need for On-Demand Executive Talent
    Odgers Interim Expands Team to Meet Growing Need for On-Demand Executive Talent

    The pressure has never been greater for organizations to deliver strong business results in less time and with fewer resources, while mitigating the risk of hiring the wrong leaders.

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  • Gig Work Doesn’t Have to Be Isolating and Unstable
    Gig Work Doesn’t Have to Be Isolating and Unstable

    Originally published in "Harvard Business Review". With the rise of the so-called “gig economy” has come debate about how companies treat the people who “work” for them. Much of this criticism asks whether gig workers are underpaid, overworked, or subject to exploitation and even abuse.

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  • How to Launch a Successful Portfolio Career
    How to Launch a Successful Portfolio Career

    Originally published in "Harvard Business Review". As the head of a leadership assessment, development, and coaching firm, I spend a lot of time with successful executives talking about their work lives — and in the past few years, many of those conversations have centered on an increasingly popular, and increasingly idealized, imagined next step: the so-called “portfolio career.”

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  • How The Gig Economy Will Change In 2017
    How The Gig Economy Will Change In 2017

    Originally published in "Fast Company". Growing or shrinking? Changing the way we work? Experts weigh in on how freelance, gigging, and contract work will change this year.

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  • Disruption and Demand for Growth Leads to the Rise of the Gig Executive
    Disruption and Demand for Growth Leads to the Rise of the Gig Executive

    Originally published in "Rocket News". Today’s highly-competitive, global environment is changing the way companies hire and the way people work.

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  • Will the Gig Economy Make the Office Obsolete?
    Will the Gig Economy Make the Office Obsolete?

    Originally published in "Harvard Business Review". The gig economy, where independent consultants, contractors, and freelancers create portfolios of work in lieu of one full-time job, is transforming the way we work by disconnecting work from an office.

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  • What Is Driving The 'Gig' Economy?
    What Is Driving The 'Gig' Economy?

    Originally published in "Forbes". Covering the evolution of the jobs market, we’ve touched on the changing nature of employment in the United States. Whether you call it an “agile” workforce or a “gig” economy, the number employees working on a project or contract basis has been on the rise, or so sources insist.

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  • What Motivates Gig Economy Workers
    What Motivates Gig Economy Workers

    Originally published in "Harvard Business Review". The gig economy workforce is growing. A new Pew Research Center survey on the sharing economy shows that 8% of American adults earned money from an online employment platform in the last year across industries, such as ride hailing, online tasks, and cleaning/laundry.

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  • Who Wins in the Gig Economy, and Who Loses
    Who Wins in the Gig Economy, and Who Loses

    Originally published in "Harvard Business Review". The winners and losers in the U.S. economy have traditionally been easy to identify. If you had a full-time job, you won. A full-time job provided the steady income needed to support our traditional version of the American Dream: the highly leveraged, high-fixed-cost house; the cars; the latest consumer goods.

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