About Us

THE WORLD’S BEST HIGH-END TALENT, ON DEMAND

Business Talent Group (BTG) is the leading talent marketplace that connects top independent management consultants, subject matter experts, project managers, and interim executives with the world’s best companies.

BTG provides just the right on-demand talent needed: remote or on-site, part-time or full-time, individuals or teams, all around the world. That’s why more than 50% of the F100 and hundreds of other leading companies trust BTG to curate, vet, and compliantly deliver talent who fuel growth, innovation, and performance improvement.

GUIDED BY EXPERIENCE

Business Talent Group was founded in 2007 with the mission of bringing the best on-demand talent to the most important projects to enhance business performance and improve people’s lives.

Heidrick & Struggles acquired BTG in 2021 to become the first global leadership advisory firm offering the full spectrum of executive and high-end talent solutions—from on-demand independent professionals to interim executives to permanent placements—together with its consulting services.

LIMITLESS ACCESS TO TOP TALENT AND SKILLS

Whether you want to flex your team, reduce consulting spend place an interim leader, or access in-demand skills or expertise, get top business minds with experience in the industries, functions, and capabilities you need.

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A WORKFORCE REVOLUTION FOR THE MODERN ENTERPRISE

As former management consultants and executives, we understand the needs of major corporations and independent consultants. Those experiences inform everything we do to unite and support our talent and clients on their most important work.

Solutions And Expertise

HIGH-END INDEPENDENT TALENT, ON DEMAND

As leaders and organizations increasingly focus on the need for speed, agility, flexibility, and innovation, companies are turning to independent professionals to fill critical skill, expertise, and leadership gaps for a range of specialized mission-critical projects.

Business Talent Group, acquired by Heidrick and Struggles in 2021, provides clients seamless access to an on-demand marketplace of top independent talent, including professionals with deep industry and functional expertise for interim leadership roles and critical, project-based initiatives, such as performing a market assessment, development of an eCommerce strategy, standing up a global supply chain, or placing an interim CHRO to prepare for an IPO.

 

OUR FOCUS AREAS

INDUSTRIES

Solutions
  • Advisory Services
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Interim
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • Temporary Staffing
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Financial Services
  • Industrial
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Technology
Functions
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Heidrick & Struggles Acquires Business Talent Group

Executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services provider Heidrick & Struggles has closed the acquisition of Business Talent Group (BTG), a marketplace for high-end independent talent on demand. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The addition of BTG complements Heidrick & Struggles’ strategic growth initiative to expand its suite of executive talent solutions to address new and ongoing

Heidrick & Struggles Posts 15 Percent Revenue Gain in 2018

Executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services provider Heidrick & Struggles International / (NASDAQ:HSII) posted global revenues of $716 million in 2018, a 15.2 percent increase from revenues of $621.4 million the year before. The Chicago-headquartered recruiter – the third largest in the Americas as ranked by Hunt Scanlon Media last year – reported net income of $49.3 million, or $2.52 per share, on

Heidrick & Struggles Taps Business Talent Group’s Pool of Independent Professionals

Executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services provider Heidrick & Struggles has entered into an exclusive agreement with Business Talent Group (BTG) to offer its clients access to the high-end online job platform’s pool of independent business professionals, on demand, for critical, project-based assignments. “Once reserved for temporary backfill work or emergency support, independent professionals

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

  • 2021 Skills Index
    In this annual examination of proprietary BTG data on thousands of projects by Fortune 1000 companies, private equity firms, and nonprofits, we reveal the most pressing priorities and independent talent skills needed during this time of recovery and growth.
  • 2021 High-End Independent Talent Report
    Read the 2021 High-End Independent Talent Report to find out how leaders across 12 industries and 12 business functions are using flexible resourcing to build competitive advantage, capture market share, and blaze paths to renewed growth.
  • Consulting Costs and Value Analysis: On-Demand Talent vs Traditional Firms
    Using on-demand talent adds value to your biggest strategy and implementation projects while significantly cutting consulting costs. But just how much can you save by using independent consultantsrather than traditional firms? To find out, we analyzed consulting costs three ways.
  • BTG Insights On Demand Podcast
    Listen in as future of work thought leaders and the world’s best independent talent discuss how companies can tackle today’s top business priorities.

BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER

Get the latest insights from independent consultants and experts, plus consulting trends, industry and functional guides, and more in BTG’s Business Resource Center.

SUCCESS STORIES

Read hundreds of case studies about how the world’s top companies have used Business Talent Group’s marketplace of independent management consultants, subject matter experts, project managers, and interim executives to get their most important work done.