Concurrent Sessions

THE GIG ECONOMY - A Human Resource Agility Fitness Challenge

Presenters: Nicholas F. Horney, Ph.D., founding principal, Agility Consulting, Mary Eckenrod, former VP Global Talent Management, Johnson Controls, and Bob Prescott, Ph.D., associate professor of management, Crummer Graduate School of Business, Rollins College

This is an era of the contingent workforce – Uber, Airbnb, TaskRabbit, Handy. The growth of the “gig economy” will create pressure on HR leaders to develop the agility to manage a talent portfolio increasingly represented by contingent workers. How fit are you to address the challenges presented by the “gig economy? Led by three HR executives, and former HR People + Strategy Board Members, with talent management expertise in corporate, consulting and higher education, this session will address: 

  • An overview of The Gig Economy and why it is an Agility Fitness Challenge for Human Resource Professionals
  • Global Talent Management and the implications of the Gig Economy
  • Millennials and future talent in the Gig Economy
  • Actions to build Talent Portfolio Agility within your organization


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