Should you include freelancers in your talent development program?

Fast Company The Future of Work

The “2018 Future Workforce” report from freelancing website Upwork, released in February, found that 59% of hiring managers are using flexible talent–freelancers, temporary, and agency workers–which is more than double the 2017 percentage (24%). Upwork’s report predicts that the workforce will be majority freelance by 2027. Winning the Freelance Talent Wars.

The Upcoming Evolution of Recruiting and Talent Development

Eventbrite UK

An overwhelming number of recruiters, 87%, use LinkedIn as a hiring tool, while 55% use Facebook and 47% use Twitter. According to JVS Career Solution’s research , 94% of recruiters prefer to use LinkedIn to source candidates, and eventually, recruiters hire 79% of those candidates. When you are trying to win over talent in a highly competitive environment, a vital thing to keep in mind is that everybody is on the go.


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The Future of E-commerce Lies in Talent Development and Smart Data

Rallyware for Human Resources

Customer behavior keeps changing and advancements in technologies pop up every day. Data powered by AI will empower talent development and training. As technology advances, more work will be done by machines. Take as examples, data architects, UX designers or IOS developers. To stay competitive, companies will have to develop a new level of personalized training. Smart learning technologies will impact the evolution of talent development.

Explosive Growth in E-Commerce Requires New, More Agile HR

Rallyware for Human Resources

This highly dynamic talent landscape in an industry that is also constantly evolving with new technologies creates unprecedented challenges for HR professionals. Recently, Rallyware contacted Amazon’s Global Leadership Development Partner, Kvon Tucker, to get his insight into the changing role of HR in this dynamic industry. How to meet rapidly changing development and training needs. Tucker’s Top Three Predictions for the Future of Work in 2027.

Critical Succession Planning


The current talent environment is one most HR professionals have not seen before. Between 2017 and 2027, a talent shortage of 8.2 In an HR Exchange Network survey, we asked respondents this question: does your company have a formal succession planning strategy that focuses on long-term goals, hiring, and talent retention? The Transformation of Talent Management – Download here. This is critical when looking at and planning for talent development.

Retail HR Needs to Focus on Improving Performance in Real-Time

Rallyware for Human Resources

We need to look at talent development from a design thinking perspective and apply the components across learning strategies where it makes sense. This includes the technology used to design and deliver learning, but even more importantly, it includes driving awareness of the company culture and leveraging what’s unique about it to help drive collaboration, communication, and critical thinking. We are just beginning to understand the overall impact technology plays in HR.