Best Practice Report

No More Jobs

Redefining Work Distribution With Task- And Role-Oriented Organizational Design

November 12th, 2021
With contributors:
Keith Johnston , James McQuivey, PhD , Tyler Castro , Rachel Birrell


The days of mapping one person to one static job description are over. Smart companies will hire people for their skills, experience, and diversity, dynamically deploying them to respond to the shocks shaping the future of work and achieving faster time-to-labor results. This will enable firms to employ full-time talent more flexibly and fully while also creating processes that connect to external talent marketplaces, contingent labor pools, and automated solutions. While workforce data tools and new technology will make this possible, a commitment to increased employee experience (EX) will make it actually work.

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