The Great Resignation or An Extraordinary Opportunity? Now is the Time to Make People the Priority

The meaning of work has been evolving for decades, but the last year has propelled us forward. Some worry about the “great resignation,” but this is actually an extraordinary opportunity. ...

The Great Talent Exodus: What’s the Impact?

When it comes to its impact on the world of work, Covid-19 will be remembered mostly for the things it slowed down. But in certain areas, the pandemic has been an agent of rapid acceleration ...

The Onboarding KPIs That Every Staffing Firm Should Be Tracking

In my last post, I discussed the importance of effective onboarding in compliance, such as how education of recruiters and candidates on that importance will drive their own compliance ...

Top Trends in Staffing Now — Part 1

No one could have anticipated or fully prepared for the past year in any industry. In staffing, as in many other industries, organizations transformed swiftly to meet wildly changing ...

The Rise of Nearshore Outsourcing

My business is in helping other companies staff to scale their teams. As I speak with potential clients about how nearshore outsourcing can benefit their small business, I often am ...

What Job Seeker Data Tells Us About the Proposed $15 Minimum Wage

In his first 100 days, President Joe Biden has been busy. Millions have been vaccinated. Many of his predecessor’s policies have been reversed. And he has thrown his support behind ...

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 ...

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