Start Early: Invest in the workforce of the future

As an editor at Staffing Industry Analysts, I’m intimately familiar with the struggle so many organizations face now. Not only is talent scarce just in terms of numbers — unemployment ...

Gig Conference: Get a Slice of the $1.3 Trillion Pie

What is the gig economy? Some say it’s a phenomenon taking over the world. Others lament it’s a movement that means low-paying jobs with little security and no benefits. Regardless ...

A tale of CW program managers: Send in your choices now, nominations close July 15.

The rise of the gig worker is a tale that will be told for many generations to come. It is one of the most important stories of our time. Why? Because organizations need to become much ...

BI: Improve your CW program via SIA survey participation

Imagine knowing what your counterparts in other programs are doing without leaving your office. Take our 2019 Workforce Solutions Buyer Survey, now open through Friday June 14, and ...

Without Inclusion, Diversity Won’t Cut It

Pixar’s Purl brings it home like nothing else. Watching a ball of pink yarn — a new hire — try to fit in with a bunch of white guys at a firm called “B.R.O. Capital” is both ...

Don’t become talk-show fodder

Being a contingent worker can be dangerous. And I am not being facetious here.  It took an HBO segment to write this post. In his March 31 episode of “Last Week Tonight” ...

Safety Check: Dwindling audit numbers raise red flags

Last week, the Toronto Star reported that safety audits of temporary staffing agencies by Ontario’s workers’ compensation board fell by 80% in 2018 from 2016. According to documents ...

In Memory of Steve Silver

I had the opportunity to work with Steve Silver when he was a CWS Council member. We had numerous conversations on the topic of contingent workforce management. Steve was an easy man ...

When humans take the place of robots

We don’t hear it very often, but humans have been known to take robots’ jobs. Despite the chuckles these incidents created, it brings to mind some larger questions that technologists ...

Improving Pay Equity — One Hire At A Time

It is no secret that we have a compensation challenge specific to gender. In the US, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is tasked with enforcing several federal laws that prohibit ...

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