Project stakes are simply too high to propose a candidate with inadequate experience; to jam a “square peg into a round whole”.
3 questions to help decision-makers determine whether to “MAKE” or “BUY” results. Which is better: wait until internal resources are available to execute extraordinary objectives, or respond immediately by buying the services of a business contractor who has a plan to deliver desired results posthaste?
Forget about the notion of Boomers being “old stiffs” – they are now the solution for remarkable agility. This is why I wrote my book, The Gig Solution and why I launched, GigExecs.
Many of us are so oriented towards finding a new employer that we seldom consider project work as an alternative mode of work. Our dogged pursuit of jobs that portend to nurture our self- worth often prove to be a rabbit hole that isn’t worth the time or effort – in fact, those jobs may no longer exist for the senior executive who is over 50 and out-of-work.
Today’s business professional in the second half of their career is more likely aware that long-term employment is no longer a given, and should job lose occur the prospects of finding a comparable job in terms of compensation and responsibility, is becoming more and more difficult. Forget about the gold watch.
Why The Gig Solution is The Guide to the Emerging Gig Economy
Businesses have been able to access contingent labor for decades from agencies specializing in such disciplines as clerical, light industrial, accounting, security, engineering, IT, etc., and more recently legal, medical, and scientists. Only now can decision makers realize the advantages of achieving urgent functional objectives by contracting the work to business professionals from all walks of expertise