Free resources

Werksheet | Understanding your talent segments

Contingent talent is generally defined as the non-permanent elements of a workforce. They are engaged to deliver a specific outcome or to work for the organistion for defined period of time. But, like any broad cohort, clear segments exist and should be understood.

Download this paper for a holistic view of the four contingent talent segments, exploring who they are, what they want, when to use them, and how to access them.

Werksheet | Exploring the Futures Triangle

Sohail Inayatullah’s Futures Triangle is a foresight tool that is used to identify plausible futures

This simple framework can be used by teams to understand each other’s perspectives, brainstorm observations and work together to create a shared vision for the future.

Download the Werksheet below to learn more about the Futures Triangle and how to effectively use it with your team. 

Corporate Escapee Accelerator Program

This program creates a supportive environment for like-hearted professionals to explore the realities of gig life and set themselves up for a successful portfolio career.

Over six weeks, the Corporate Escapee Accelerator Program provides a practical blend of the insights, tools, and resources that are needed to thrive as on-demand talent.

Corporate escapees and the ‘gig-curious’ can choose from our Live Cohort program or our Self-paced program.

Report | Werk trends that will shape 2024

In the face of ongoing technological, societal, and environmental shifts, it’s inevitable that both work and life will continue to undergo significant change and disruption.

Our views on where the world of work is headed in 2024 are based hundreds of conversations with leaders and talent, and are supported by a range of publicly available data points.

Download the report below to see the three trends we expect to see in 2024.

Werksheet | Prioritising your team workload

The ability to effectively prioritise and resource your team’s workload is an essential leadership skill. Done well, it can enable performance, wellbeing and engagement.

This Werksheet provides a simple approach to reviewing and prioritising your team’s workload and identifying what the team should Do, Schedule, Question and Delete.

Research report | The shift away from the Big 4

The last 12 months has seen an unprecedented amount of media scrutiny of the Big 4 consulting firms. 

We were keen to understand how this negative publicity has affected leaders’ confidence in these large global consulting firms and their willingness to engage them. Download the full report below.

Research report | Talent teams' role in accessing on-demand talent

Werkling asked 100 People & Culture and Talent Leaders about the role of Talent teams in accessing on-demand talent. 

Download the results along with three alternate models for the execution of an organisation’s on-demand talent strategy.

Werksheet | Creating nimble teams

Work is not static and leaders must be ready to quickly augment their teams around changing market conditions, customer needs and business priorities.

Download this one-pager that provides practical advice on how to reimagine your team design.

Modern talent landscape

With both talent preferences evolving and organisations seeking more nimble workforce designs, the talent ecosystem is entering a new era.

Enter your details below to get access to this resource on the expanding talent ecosystem and bonus video resource with Werkling Founder and CEO, Michelle Fotheringham, exploring the modern talent landscape.

How to move fast when workload exceeds resources

In this resource, we’ll walk you through your options and show you how to accelerate the process of getting a gig kicked off with on-demand talent.

Covering: Documenting gig requirements, sourcing independent talent, and setting talent up for success.

Werksheet | Professional gig economy cheat sheet

Driven by both an organisational need for a more nimble workforce and changing individual work preferences, the professional gig economy has arrived.

This handy one pager that provide six data points that that help start the conversation.

Work design tool

This quick and practical work design tool will help you break down the work that needs to be done and turn it into well-designed gigs and jobs.

This tool can be used both in a workshop setting and as an on-the job tool for individual leaders.