Toptal Insights

With the world’s largest remote workforce, Toptal knows what it takes to stay competitive in today's economy. On Toptal Insights, we explore how talent plays an integral role in driving innovation, and the new ways of working that companies need to embrace to ensure they attract and retain the best.

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Toxic Communication in Virtual Workspaces: A Looming Liability for Remote and Hybrid Companies

by Jeffrey Gangemi

The tendency to “speak” more harshly from a keyboard than you would face to face—called online disinhibition—doesn’t just happen on Twitter. When it creeps into office conversations, it can create a toxic work environment that damages your brand and bottom line.

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Deconstructing Jobs: How Innovative Companies Are Reimagining Work

by Kristen Senz

Boundaries created by traditional jobs are holding businesses back, says Ravin Jesuthasan, author of Work Without Jobs. His case study of Providence Health & Services shows how a new work paradigm can solve talent issues and spur growth.

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The Key Automation Opportunity Healthcare Leaders Must Focus on Next

by Peter Matuszak

Insurance verification and prior authorizations eat up precious hours that skilled staff could be spending with patients. AI in healthcare can help.

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5 Lessons From Fast-growing Tech, Energy, and Fintech Companies

by KJ Bannan

Worried about the impact of economic volatility on your company’s revenue? Toptal asked leaders of four hypergrowth companies what drives their continued expansion.

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Navigating the Next Normal: Fortune 500 Executives on the Future of Talent

by Sunny Gold

Top HR leaders at Walmart, Xerox, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and Synchrony tell Toptal about the innovative steps they’re taking to attract, nurture, and grow top talent.

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Economist’s Outlook: The Personal Finance of Career Independence

by Erik Stettler

For many highly skilled workers, the benefits of going freelance may outweigh the risks—especially right now. Toptal’s Chief Economist explains why, and reveals what he wishes he’d known when he stepped out on his own.

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Enterprise Case Study: How 100% Tuition Reimbursement Future-proofs Walmart’s Business

by Lauren Drell

Six months after the relaunch of Walmart’s free education initiative, the director of the program gives Toptal Insights an exclusive update—and explains why other businesses should follow suit.

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The Shadow Pandemic: Ransomware’s Present and Future Dangers for Corporations

by Peter Matuszak

The fight against ransomware can’t be left to government or law enforcement agencies alone. Corporate leaders must pitch in—to protect their own companies and the global economy.

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