This month in our reading list series, we highlight some of our favorite articles on who and what is affecting the on-demand workforce industry.
Typically, definitions of diversity focus on attributes like race and gender. In recent years, however, the most interesting diversity issue as it relates to the workforce may be the generational division, with five generations working together.
Each spring the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) makes its way to McCormick Place, attracting thousands of comic, movie, television, toy, anime, manga and videogame fans. While attendance for the 2017 show has yet to be released, the convention typically garners upwards of 70,000 attendees. With so many in attendance, it can be difficult for sponsoring brands and exhibitors to stand out from the crowd.
The theme for this year’s Human Capital Trends report from Deloitte was rewriting the rules for the digital age. As a business founded on the very belief that staffing challenges can be solved by making connections through a mobile application, we support firms like Deloitte who are helping to educate HR executives on this new digital world.
With warm, summer days ahead, many business owners are looking for ways to fill potential gaps in their shift schedules. Between vacation planning and the sometimes-erratic summer schedules of parents with young children home from school, it can be a minefield to ensure each shift is covered, seven days a week.
One of the most important aspects of any business is its workers. Simply put, businesses couldn’t operate without them. Ardent Partners lists talent as any organization’s purest competitive differentiator. Finding the right workers at the right time, however, can be one of the most challenging and unpredictable tasks companies may face.
In 2016 as part of an effort to create a more robust, multi-disciplinary development team, Shiftgig began hiring in the burgeoning start-up hub of Buenos Aires, Argentina. The team began to take shape mid-year, and by the end of 2016, six people were hired, with more on the way.
Our “Beyond the Job” blog series gives you insight into what it’s like to work at Shiftgig. Learn about different positions at the company, our culture and more!
Today, mobile devices are integrated into nearly every aspect of our daily lives. In fact, research shows that “by 2020, more people will own a phone than have electricity.”
Today on-demand workers serve a very important role in the greater workforce. Whether used consistently or sporadically, for one-time or weeks-long engagements, they can complement your workforce strategy by being flexible, reliable, skilled and professional.