Eddie Lou
Eddie Lou is co-founder and executive chairman of Shiftgig, a workforce technology company focused on empowering people to find local employment opportunities in a flexible manner and enabling leading staffing agencies retain, optimize, and redeploy their workforce.

Is Uber Going to Disrupt Staffing? Ask the Taxi Industry.

“I would argue in the war of talent, Uber won,” prophesized Barry Asin, president of Staffing Industry Analysts, at the Executive Forum North America in February 2019. At that time, ...

Joining Forces to Support Independent Workers

We’re in the midst of a workforce revolution, fueled by a three-letter palindrome. Gig. The gig economy has indefinitely changed the way we think about work. While temporary arrangements ...

Staffing Up for the 2016 Holidays with the Lowest US Unemployment Rate in 10 years

In the months of November and December, perhaps the biggest users of temporary labor are retailers, logistics and shipping companies. To meet the extra consumer demand driven by holiday ...

What Our Ecosystem Can Learn from the Acquisition of Monster

The news of Monster’s acquisition by Randstad hit this week, and it is undoubtedly being compared to another recent headline story in the recruiting industry. Less than two months ...

Are You Ready for Back-to-School Shoppers?

Now that we’re past the Fourth of July cookouts, parades and fireworks, the party’s over. Believe it or not, we’ve just entered our second-largest shopping season for retailers. ...

Five Ways Mobile Has Transformed the On-Demand Labor Market

Your phone. Today more than ever, it is your lifeline. We call, text, video chat, stream shows and movies, check out social media accounts, even apprehensively research health symptoms. ...
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