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Post date: July 23, 2019
In an economy where the competition for competent workers has reached war-like proportions, finding new ways to bring top talent on board can create significant competitive advantage. One talent pool that companies sometimes overlook is the community of professional freelancers and contract workers...
Post date: September 1, 2016
The number of remote workers is on the rise in the United States with about 3.7 million employees currently working remotely at least half of the time, according to Global Workplace Analytics. In many industries, technology like mobile and video conferencing, instant messaging, and wireless...
Post date: March 16, 2021
When two labor market scholars set out to study a decade of job growth, they shed light on changes in how we work that had been underway, though largely under the radar, for decades. Originally conceived of as contract work, “alternative” work today includes a range of work performed by outsourced...
Post date: June 29, 2017
The gig economy is flourishing, and employers are eager to embrace the freelance community to supplement their existing teams. Freelancers today make up 35 percent of the American workforce, with that number expected to exceed 40 percent by 2020. As employees ditch the standard 9-to-5 workday in...