Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent
July 9th, 2018
Your organization may be mulling over the value of engaging interns, as they are a quick and easy way to effectively manage your workflow to accomplish immediate business objectives. These temporary workers help your full-time employees be more productive, prevent them from becoming overburdened by side projects and free them up to accomplish more creative […]
December 14th, 2017
(Part 2 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) One third of the American workforce has declared its preference for independent work. In Part 1 of this 2-part series (which you can read here), we saw how this army of freelancers and small business consultants fills a critical […]
November 28th, 2017
(Part 1 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) When 53 million Americans—one-third of the workforce—have declared their independence from their employers, we can no longer deny the way we work is changing. Much of it is driven by shifting labor demographics—from Millennials avoiding the 9-to-5 life and Boomers who aren’t […]
July 28th, 2017
The world of work is changing rapidly, and companies that depend on knowledge workers must continue to evolve and innovate how they attract and retain the vital workers they need to get work done. One strategy that is growing in importance is direct sourcing.
March 1st, 2017
Many industry experts have estimated the size of the contingent workforce in the US, with some predicting it could approach 40% of the total workforce, or more, by 2020. Recently, no less an expert than the renowned consulting firm McKinsey & Co published a study that came to a simple conclusion: the number of people freelancing is much larger than you might think, and it is growing quickly.
February 15th, 2017
Driven by seismic shifts in the workforce and the workplace, the independent workforce continues to grow. One of the key drivers behind this trend is the Baby Boomer generation.
February 8th, 2017
With the rapid changes taking place in the workforce, and the ever-evolving workplace, the professional life of an HR leader is never dull. Following are some emerging trends, and their corresponding challenges, for HR leaders to consider over the next 12 months.
February 1st, 2017
Ernst & Young’s Center for Board Matters recently released their recommended top priorities for boards of directors to consider in 2017, which included embracing the contingent workforce.
January 11th, 2017
As 2017 unfolds there is no question we are in the midst of a dramatic transformation of the workforce and the workplace. Driven by megatrends that are permanently altering the way work gets done, and by whom, there are a number of issues business leaders (particularly those in Human Resources, Procurement, and Finance who have […]
September 15th, 2016
In today’s complex business environment, many organizations depend on flexible workers to get vital work done. With more workers choosing to work independently and more companies wanting to use independent workers (such as freelancers, consultants, and independent contractors) for project work, talent identification and engagement has become a real challenge. This week TalentWave is launching […]
August 31st, 2016
The independent workforce is rapidly growing, with many experts now predicting it could approach 50% of the total U.S. workforce within the next decade. There are a number of significant demographic, firmographic and psychographic trends that are driving this phenomenon. The vast majority of these workers become independent after they’ve been an employee somewhere first. […]
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