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Groundhog Day vs. the Power of Predictive Analytics

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February 2, 2017

Today is anointed as Groundhog Day, and the country waits on Punxsutawney Phil to see if winter will continue for six more weeks or not. If it’s cloudy when Phil makes an appearance from his burrow, the spring season is expected to arrive early; if it’s sunny and he sees his shadow and retreats back into his  Click for full story…

Gig Economy Policy Questions for Our New Administration

Gig Economy Policy Questions for Our New Administration

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January 20, 2017

With the changes at the helm of the country, those of us who are heavily invested in the workings of the contingent workforce industry are understandably keen to estimate what policy changes can be expected from the new administration which has promised to produce many jobs. We’re bursting with a number of questions, and would  Click for full story…

Innovation is the Name of the Game as it Relates to the Contingent Workforce

Innovation is the Name of the Game as it Relates to the Contingent Workforce

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January 9, 2017

The contingent workforce model has come a long way from days when they were looked upon as substitute workers when permanent workers go on leave or quit before a replacement could be hired. Innovation is the name of the game as organizations today explore new and innovative ways to leverage contingent workers to meet their  Click for full story…

Health Coverage in the Gig Economy

Cough, Cough…Health Coverage in the Gig Economy

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January 3, 2017

An increasing number of jobs in the economy are going the “gig” way, as companies move to contingent workforce programs engaging agency temps, on-call workers, contractors, part-time workers and freelancers as workers prefer the work-life balance often offered by gig work. According to the Freelancers Union study approximately 53 million Americans, or 34% of the  Click for full story…