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

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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

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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 ...

Background Screening Compliance in a Shared Economy

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The temporary or contractor worker sector (or the gig economy) is growing at a rapid rate and will continue to influence the US economy for many decades to come. It has transformed ...

Why 2018 Is the Year On-Demand Staffing Goes Mainstream

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On-demand staffing, the idea that companies can engage their staff only when they need them and where they need them, is poised for a breakout year in 2018. Pioneered by Uber and refined ...

Increasing Employee Retention in the Gig Economy

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The gig economy has been picking up steam for years, and it’ll be no different in 2018. While there are certainly kinks to work out in the model, workers and companies alike are enjoying ...

What Skilled Contractors Want

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Use of contingent workers is a critical part of your workforce strategy and as contracting becomes more common as a work preference, knowing how to attract and retain these skilled ...

Gig Economy: Why HR Needs to be in Charge

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As the number of freelancers your organization engages increases, there’s almost a direct correlation in the decrease in visibility. It becomes more difficult to get clarity on ...

Tap into Interim Talent with the Cloud

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‘Gig-economy’ is undoubtedly one of the catch-phrases of 2017 as we witnessed a revolution in the way we work. The phrase might be used to refer to delivery drivers, but it also ...

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 ...
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