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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Solving the Talent Crunch Could Be Easier Than You Think

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It’s no secret that the talent wars are fierce these days, particularly in high-growth industries like healthcare and technology. According to ManpowerGroup, in 2016, employers reported ...

Should Contingent Worker Acquisition be Managed by TA?

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The trend towards increased preference for flexible work is now widely accepted. You’ve heard the statistics; 40% of the workforce will be flexible by 2020. It’s driven on both ...

Think the Workplace Has Changed? Just Wait.

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Technology is reshaping the workforce as we know it. Tech is breaking barriers and changing how organizations develop their strategic plans, organize their operations, interact with ...

Recruiting Talent in Today’s Gig Economy

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In recent years, the US labor market has seen an influx of workers migrating to what’s been dubbed the “gig economy” — a class of employment that caters to those seeking freelance ...
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