The Inside Gig: How Sharing Untapped Talent Across Boundaries Unleashes Organizational Capacity (Hardcover)

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The Inside Gig: How Sharing Untapped Talent Across Boundaries Unleashes Organizational Capacity (Hardcover)


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Unlock the hidden skills within your organization to keep your employees happy and engaged, improve your organization's agility, and lower your costs.

What if the talent you're seeking to hire is already on your company's payroll but going untapped? Employees often have capabilities and aspirations that go far beyond their current job descriptions. The Inside Gig will show you how to optimize and energize your workforce by deploying the skills of the employees you already have inside your firm across organizational boundaries.

Written by thought leaders and practitioners in the future of work, this book will explain how to:

  • Uncover the hidden skills within your workforce
  • Create a new Talent Operating Model to uncover and cost-effectively match the right talent to real-time business challenges
  • Apply machine learning and AI to managing the allocation of resources across departments
  • Bust the functional silos in your company to create agile, collaborative teams
  • Improve employee retention by offering employees the opportunity to expand their careers within your organization rather than leaving in search of new challenges

In a rapidly changing economy that demands the constant reskilling of workers, the future belongs to companies that can access and deploy talent quickly and efficiently. Read The Inside Gig to start gaining your competitive edge today.

Edie Goldberg, PhD, is the president of E.L. Goldberg & Associates in Menlo Park, California. She has specialized in talent management and organization development for more than thirty years. Kelley Steven-Waiss serves as executive vice president, chief human resources officer, for HERE Technologies. She has more than twenty-five years of executive management and consulting experience in human resources, change management, and corporate communications.

Product Details ISBN: 9781928055600
ISBN-10: 1928055605
Publisher: Lifetree
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English

"The first book to show us how making better use of existing talent is a huge opportunity for employers."

Peter Cappelli, PhD, Professor of Management, The Wharton School

"The Inside Gig reinvents how to think about and deploy people inside an organization. The six principles, numerous cases and pragmatic tips make this a must-use book for anyone working to upgrade talent."

Dave Ulrich, professor, University of Michigan, and partner, The RBL Group

"Finally, a new way of looking at talent that is good for the organization and the worker by promoting upskilling of talent, creating a culture of continuous development and peak performance."

Libby Sartain, board director, ManpowerGroup and AARP, and former CHRO (Southwest and Yahoo!)

"Goldberg and Steven-Waiss have delivered a compelling, innovative and actionable vision for the future of work."

John Boudreau, PhD, professor, Management & Organization, USC

"In this brilliant book, Goldberg and Steven-Waiss offer thoughtful tools to break the traditional mold of building the skills and capabilities of people and reflect the real way we can and should be working today. Read this—you and your employees will find it liberating."

Dean Carter, head of HR, Finance and Legal, Patagonia