As Staffing Industry Analysts reported, last year “companies processed $82.4 billion U.S. dollars (USD) in spend associated with the human cloud on a global basis.” Today’s business environment is defined by the fluidity of globalization. In a short span of time, technology has eroded many of the barriers -- physical and social -- that have separated people throughout the ages. We’ve entered a new era of work where our tools, processes and people function in “the cloud.” Rigid structures and[...]
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.