Upwork and Business Talent Group Join Forces to Offer Independent Talent More Project-Based Opportunities
In response to the impacts of COVID-19 on the
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Upwork and BTG respectively work with more than 30 percent of the Fortune 500 and 50 percent of the Fortune 100—as well as hundreds of Fortune 1000 businesses. Both companies deliver independent professionals through secure platforms, while easing the burden on businesses searching for skilled talent.
“The many people who already enjoy working independently and flexibly represent an important way for clients to get work done in these uncertain times,” said
Now more than ever, companies need on-demand and flexible talent solutions to address hiring challenges and growing skills gaps. With more than 30 years of combined experience in delivering innovative workforce solutions, Upwork and BTG connect companies with talent around the globe for strategic, operational, technology, digital, and creative tasks or roles.
“This collaboration ushers in a new era of flexibility at a time when everyone needs it. Unlocking the power of on-demand talent at all levels of the business hierarchy will help our clients close the gap between the jobs that need to be done, and the talent to get the work done,” said
The collaboration promises to deliver talent configurations drawing on the more than 8,000 skills represented on Upwork and BTG's capacity to deliver highly skilled talent for critical strategic, operational, and transformative projects enabling, for example:
- Business leaders to continue plans for digital transformations, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, by leveraging highly strategic transformation and artificial intelligence experts from BTG and skilled UI/UX developers from Upwork
- Pharmaceutical companies working on new drug launches to simultaneously develop market access strategies with help from BTG’s life science talent while also leveraging medical writers, content strategists, and designers from Upwork to create the content and visual branding for the drug launch
- Retail and CPG companies to capture opportunities from increased online interactions by rapidly enhancing E-commerce and omnichannel strategies with BTG talent and implementing them with the help of SEO, SEM, social media, email, and marketing automation professionals from Upwork
As pioneers in the on-demand talent industry, Upwork and BTG serve as trusted advisors to countless Fortune 1000 business leaders on how to rapidly and compliantly deploy proven independent professionals for mission-critical work.
View Upwork’s Remote Work Resources at https://www.upwork.com/i/future-workforce/fw/2020/ and BTG’s High-End Independent Talent Report at https://resources.businesstalentgroup.com/high-end-independent-talent-report.
Upwork is the leading online talent solution transforming traditional staffing. We empower businesses with more flexible access to quality talent, on demand. Through Upwork’s matching technology and services, companies have access to a global pool of proven professionals so they can scale their teams dynamically to meet business needs. Upwork also provides skilled professionals access to more opportunities.
Upwork’s mission is to create economic opportunities so people have better lives. The community of independent professionals working via Upwork spans many categories including software development, creative & design, finance & accounting, consulting, operations and customer support—over 8,000 skills are represented.
More than thirty percent of the Fortune 500 use Upwork. Clients include Airbnb,
Upwork is headquartered in
Fifty percent of the Fortune 100 trust BTG to curate, vet, and deliver legally compliant talent that fuel growth, innovation, and performance improvement. Clients include McKesson, Logitech, Astellas, Hilton, and Hitachi.