The consulting industry has undergone many changes in terms of talent requirements over the years. In this article at Source Global Research, Fiona Czerniawska talks about a new term ‘liquid’ introduced for denoting the talent pool and its specific requirements. Fiona adds that in the early dotcom era, talent sourcing was more focused on getting resources that can easily transition from one role to another. Such resources were termed as ‘fungible’.
However, nowadays, talent requirements have changed. Consulting firms are now looking for people with hyper-specialized skills in one specific domain. Such highly specialized people termed as ‘liquid’ resources should have the ability to interact with other specific domains and deliver the desired results. To read the original article in full, click on the link here – https://www.sourceglobalresearch.com/blog/2018/03/15/consulting-talent-from-fungible-to-liquid