November 17, 2020, Paper: "The right talent, in the right place, at the right time, is the equation for success in today’s world. In an era of technological change, demographic shifts, and economic uncertainty, companies can enhance their ability to compete by building a flexible work model. Their adaptable approach to talent can be a dynamic force that improves their competitive strategy.A few leading companies are rethinking their entire approach to finding and using talent. They are embracing more flexible, blended workforce models, where they can expand or contract their access to specialized, highly skilled workers, as and when needed. The proliferation of digital technology platforms in the last five years has allowed companies to experiment with hiring freelancers, and in the process, create a new “on-demand workforce” mode."
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