Embracing Independent Talent
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 […]
December 8th, 2015
In today’s era of talent scarcity, recruiting exceptional talent can be difficult. Expanding your contingent workforce program to incorporate visa sponsorship may be a useful strategy to finding the right worker. While there are dozens of different types of visas that allow foreigners to work in the US, the easiest and most inexpensive type is the TN visa.
November 19th, 2015
The incredible growth of the flexible workforce is not just a US phenomenon. Contractor numbers in the UK and throughout Europe have also seen a sustained period of growth, and all signs indicate their numbers will increase further as more workers decide to start their own “businesses of one.”
February 21st, 2014
Labor Minister Announces Protection in the Workplace Following Questionable Actions by Temp Agencies and Recruiters Fair worker treatment throughout Canada continues to be a major issue in the workplace. The Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act was introduced by Ontario Labor Minister Yasir Naqvi in early December 2013, and is aimed at better protecting […]
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