People want to work in new, more flexible ways and businesses need to rethink how they find workers and fill labor needs. But when people say “the new world of work,” what do they actually mean?
While the National Retail Federation projects less temporary workers this holiday season than last, the number will still reach upwards of 500,000 people. Major retailers such as Amazon, Macy’s, and Target plan to hire between 80,000 and 120,000 workers alone. And with their prediction that holiday sales will increase 4% over last year, it's evident there is a huge need for more to help fill the gap.
With Game 2 of the World Series behind us and Game 3 on the horizon, eager fans are busily planning their schedules around watch parties, scouring the secondary market for tickets costing less than a mortgage payment, and queuing up bets with friends (foes?) on the other side.
Andrea Wagner, Vice President of Sales at Shiftgig, was recently named one of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Global Power — 100 Women In Staffing. Below she reflects on her career in the industry so far and what this honor means to her.
With Shiftgig recently announcing Wade Burgess, former VP of Talent Solutions at LinkedIn, as our Chief Executive Officer effective September 25th, Eddie Lou, our former CEO, reflects back on his time with Shiftgig and shares what’s ahead for the company.
We are very excited to announce that Wade Burgess, former VP of Talent Solutions at LinkedIn, is joining Shiftgig as our Chief Executive Officer, effective September 25th. Wade is tasked with aligning Shiftgig’s product and technology roadmap, enhance process and operating practices to meet the needs of the enterprise today and beyond. Eddie Lou, co-founder and current CEO of Shiftgig, will transition into his new role with the company as Executive Chairman. You can read our official press release on this announcement