GIG Workforce in the C-Suite? Meet Fractional Executives
The gig workforce is no longer just Uber, UpWork, and TaskRabbit. Enter Fractional Executives. Unlike consultants who strategize from the sidelines without operational responsibility, Fractional Executives are elite operators with functional expertise who:
- Fill C-level positions, most typically in high-growth startup or turnaround situations
- Work part-time on a retainer to quickly achieve stated objectives
- Offer reliability of outcomes because they bring a history of success in executive positions
- Stay until objectives are achieved; days, months, or years
In short, the Fractional Executive delivers specific results for a specific problem, allowing executive staff to focus on their own areas of responsibility.