Month: June 2017

How Temporary Labor Marketplace Vendors Are Running on a Broken Model

Studies estimate by 2020, more than 40% of the American workforce or some 60 million people will be independent workers-freelancers, contractors and temporary employees. Companies like UpWork and TaskRabbit have derived from this growth in temporary labor, bringing a lot of innovation and attention to this sphere in the total workforce ecosystem. With this attention… Read more »

Should Contingent Worker Acquisition be Managed by TA?

Originally appeared on The Staffing Stream The trend towards increased preference for flexible work is now widely accepted. You’ve heard the statistics; 40% of the workforce will be flexible by 2020. It’s driven on both the supply and demand sides, suggesting the phenomenon is here to stay. While companies recognize the benefits of having just-in-time,… Read more »