When Should You Hire a Marketing Freelancer?

The gig economy was already growing quickly before Covid-19 hit, and now it’s growing even faster. But now it’s a gig economy for professionals. Freelancing has always been a thing ...

Bold Predictions: Partnership will ultimately be the path to dominate the freelancer/FMS landscape

The “gig economy,” “talent on demand,” “freelancer management systems,” or just plain “FMS.” Whatever you wish to call it, the on-demand talent market is a hot topic ...

Managing Cross-Border Payments for International Gig Workers

Over the past decade, we’ve seen an increase in the number of freelancers, or gig workers, across the globe. Why? With flexible work hours, further independence, and changing lifestyles, ...

The New Gig Economy Platforms – Friend or Foe?

Having spent most of my career working in the staffing industry, I must admit to a certain apprehension about these new hugely funded, cloud-based behemoths called “Gig Economy Platforms.” We ...

Striking the Right Culture Fit in Placing Gig Workers

Business is more complicated than ever. There are numerous issues stressing your client’s HR team, including technology changes, the need to align the organization’s values with ...

How To Ensure A Smooth Onboarding Process For Freelancers

Over the past few years, the gig economy made its breakthrough into the business world. Companies are increasingly outsourcing their work, and traditional, full-time employment is ...

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, ...

IR35: Preparation is key to smooth navigation in the private sector

With everyone’s focus firmly on Brexit, it’s easy to forget that HMRC is gearing up to introduce possibly the biggest regulatory change to the private sector in more than a decade. The ...

Clearing the Smoke on the USDOL Gig Worker Opinion Letter: 5 key takeaways

Gig economy companies are not a one-size-fits-all proposition, and neither are the laws governing them. Classifying workers as independent contractors or employees isn’t simple; ...

As the Gig Economy Creeps, The Human Cloud Grows

In recent years, news feeds have been bulging with articles defining the future of work and anticipating an “imminent” shift to a gig economy. One might already expect to see an ...

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