November 2020

  • 23 Nov 2020

    Harvard Business School Professor Emeritus David Hawkins Dies at 86

    BOSTON— David F. Hawkins, the Harvard Business School’s Lovett-Learned Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus, and an expert on accounting who influenced more than five generations of students and practitioners through his research and teaching in critical areas of accountancy, management, finance and economics, died on November 5, 2020. He was 86. Read more.

    • 17 Nov 2020

      High skills freelance economy surges as digital talent platforms help build new on-demand workforce

      BOSTON, November 17, 2020—Researchers from Harvard Business School’s Managing the Future of Work Project and Boston Consulting Group’s Henderson Institute today released “Building the On-Demand Workforce,” which explores the recent rise of digital talent platforms and how they are creating a new marketplace for high-skill freelance work. Companies who are early adopters of these platforms see a competitive advantage in shifting their workforce model to a blend of full-time and freelance employees, while at the same time, millions of highly skilled professionals, who seek flexible and remote work, are using these platforms to connect with employers. Read more.