When Is the Gig Economy Not the Gig Economy?

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The “gig economy” has hit the global employment landscape fast and hard, particularly in the UK. Its rapid and relentless growth over the last couple of years has left the mainstream ...

Three Trends in the Flexible Jobs Space

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The job market is changing rapidly. Unemployment is low, worker disengagement is an ongoing issue, and flexible work options are highly popular. Put these realities together and one ...

Disrupting the Disruptors: Where is the Gig Economy Headed?

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Emerging on the heels of the recession, when high unemployment made temporary workers easy to find, the gig economy is synonymous with short-term contracts and poor job security. It’s ...

If​ ​You’re​ ​in​ ​Staffing​ ​Today​, ​You’ll​ ​Have​ ​to​ ​Be​ ​in​ ​On-Demand Staffing​ ​Tomorrow

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Regardless of your sector, you have come across mention of the ‘gig economy’ — the growing trend where organiztions contract with independent workers for short-term employment. ...

Safe Harbor Designation for Independent Professionals Good for the US

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At present, 31% of the American workforce is self-employed. In the next five years, those numbers will swell dramatically, and by 2022, 50% of the private sector will either be independent ...

Skill Hacking: The Workplace Innovation Pioneered by Big Companies, Not Start-Ups

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It’s no secret that the world’s biggest companies have missed out on big opportunities. What if Blockbuster hadn’t passed up its chance to acquire Netflix? Why didn’t Kodak ...

Self-Employed High Earners Are Healthier, Wealthier and Happier

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While the “gig economy” continues to be a buzzword trend, self-employment has proven to be a movement that is here to stay. More than 40% of the U.S. adult workforce reports either ...

Gig: The New World of Work

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What is the gig economy and why is it important? The term has been floating around for a few years now, and next week is Staffing Industry Analysts’ second conference dedicated to ...

The Gig Economy Should Work Fairly for Everyone

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Hardly a day goes by without the gig economy making the headlines, but it does not always make for a comfortable read. Uber, Deliveroo and Hermes are just three companies that have ...

David vs. Goliath of Staffing Industry

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Getting what you want through on-demand mobile apps has now become ubiquitous and mandatory. And, yes, “Uber” is now a verb. Behind these mobile apps are largely startups, many ...
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