Talent [R]evolution

Sourcing Talent in the Digital Age

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Hire a culture add, not a culture fit

culture add

Reading Time: 6 minutes Among my trawls of social media, I have recently come across many posts promoting the benefits of hiring a ‘culture add’. That is, new hires that do not fit the mould; new recruits that come from different backgrounds, with different experiences and education to the existing staff.  However, I still see recruitment teams taking on […]

The benefits of working with freelancers to manage the talent shortage

working with freelancers

Reading Time: 7 minutes The talent shortage remains a significant problem. The issue has been growing exponentially, although identifying one single cause of the talent drought remains a challenge. It does not present itself equally in all markets and every geography, and therefore, requires nuanced analysis and strategy. However, across markets, one actor stands out as a key solution: […]

Strategies and best practices to efficiently manage your freelance clients with Indy

freelance clients

Reading Time: 4 minutes As a freelancer, juggling multiple client expectations and fostering healthy client relationships can be a challenging task. Yet, it’s an integral part of your success in the freelance world. Managing freelance clients effectively is not simply about meeting deadlines or delivering quality work; it’s about understanding their requirements, maintaining clear communication, and ensuring that expectations […]

Getting a grasp on freelancer tools: Leveraging them for success

freelancer toolkit

Reading Time: 10 minutes Tools and work have always gone hand-in-hand. As the chisel is to the mason, or the saw to the carpenter, digital tools are to the Business Tech freelancer. Within each of these categories, there are tools that are useful for freelancers for every stage of their working relationships.  The websites, programs and devices that make […]

The art of quiet hiring: Building high-performance teams in silence

quiet hiring

Reading Time: 9 minutes The hiring process is essential for any company or organisation. Applicants have a significant impact on companies’ success and competitiveness. Although the hiring process is traditionally a noisy process, full of job advertisements, interviews, tests and evaluations, a new trend has emerged that is changing the way companies search for talent: quiet hiring. HR experts […]

Generative AI trends & thoughts for talent platforms

How do LLM work?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Most of “AI” in the news today refers to Generative AI. There are other types of AI out there, like pattern detection, advanced image processing… But I will focus on the Generative AI trends, and more precisely on language applications. Yes, the same “thing” behind OpenAI (ChatGPT), Claude, Llama and other Transformer-based models that leverage […]

Nurturing tech talent: How to find, retain and cultivate it

tech talent

Reading Time: 7 minutes For a long time, HR departments have had a hit-and-hope strategy when it comes to recruitment. Often, the mantra “if you build it, they will come” has prevailed with the expectation that people need jobs therefore they will want to work for you. However, recently we have seen that this is no longer the case. […]

Why joining a freelance community could make all the difference to your career

freelance community

Reading Time: 7 minutes If there has been any single cultural change to the freelance community over the past few years, it would be the misconception that freelancers are just biding their time until they get a “proper job”. The days of freelancers needing to prove themselves as legitimate workers are long behind us, with many opting to leave […]

How AI in recruitment will revolutionise the hiring process

ai in recruitment

Reading Time: 8 minutes AI is on everyone’s lips right now. One of the reasons it is enticing so many – and moreover, becoming a multi-trillion-dollar business – is that we do not know exactly how it will change our lives in the future. The future is still unwritten about how it will alter our relationships with work, with […]

The new freelance economy and what it means for your business

freelance economy

Reading Time: 8 minutes The rise of the freelance economy has been a topic of discussion for some time now. The cocktail of improved technology, shifts in pervasive attitudes, and the increasing acceptance of remote work have contributed to making freelancers central to today’s business conversations. Now, every organisation in every industry needs a strategy for the rising gig […]