Millions of young Americans are experiencing a “quarter-life crisis.” They understand that the economy and the nature of work have changed forever. Talent today want more bang for their buck. They want to leave a mark, make a contribution, have a purpose. In short, they’re seeking a calling more than a career. They crave meaning, autonomy, and exploration. Managing one’s vocation successfully is no different than managing a business. And that’s why the contingent workforce has the power to[...]
In a recent article for Inc. Magazine, Marissa Levin discussed the four areas of subject matter expertise that leaders must have on their boards. She astutely observed that 2017 gives every indication of producing a volatile and fluctuating environment that will impact businesses of all types, across all industries. Levin is the CEO of Successful Culture, a consultancy focused on organizational strategies, leadership development and enhancing corporate culture. Political, technological and regulatory “upheavals,” she noted, will require specialized insights in the boardroom. However, these transformations affect the contingent workforce space just as dramatically. Borrowing from her recommendations, let’s explore how contingent workforce program leaders can rise above the chaos and drive positive momentum by ensuring they have the same levels of expertise on their teams.