The open talent economy

Rapid globalization, technology advances, geographical mobility and innovation in education are transforming the concept of work. This often compels city administrators to focus on programs that help build the next-generation workforce. Companies can expand their talent networks to include “partnership talent” (employees who are parts of joint ventures), “borrowed talent” (employees of contractors), “freelance talent” (independent, individual contractors) and “open-source talent” (people who don’t work for you at all, but are part of your value chain and services).

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