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How Will Millennials Impact the Workforce in 2015? - Business 2 Community

How Will Millennials Impact the Workforce in 2015? - Business 2 Community | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
It is predicted that next year we will see more people across all age groups leaving traditional career paths in seek of a more flexible working lifestyle. Forbes.com’s Dan Schawbel believes 2015��…
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How The Gig Economy Can Help Workers Thrive Through Automation

How The Gig Economy Can Help Workers Thrive Through Automation | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Skilled side work could help workers transition between occupations
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What is freelancing?

What is freelancing? | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
By Koh Hui XinThe Business Times recently reported that more university graduates are turning towards the gig economy.What is the gig economy
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Five Tips To Attracting, Engaging And Retaining Skilled Contractors

Five Tips To Attracting, Engaging And Retaining Skilled Contractors | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Contractors are an important part of your workforce. Here's how to keep them.
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Australia scraps 457 visa popular among Indians; removes over 200 jobs from short-term stream

Australia scraps 457 visa popular among Indians; removes over 200 jobs from short-term stream | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
A majority of Indians who apply for work visa in Australia are hired through the subclass 457 visa category but the Australian government instead brought in the Temporary Skill Shortage visa under which it'll be difficult to get a PR.
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How Gig Workers Can Prosper: Three Big Hacks

How Gig Workers Can Prosper: Three Big Hacks | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Prospering in the gig economy requires that you find financial products on your own. Here are three things that will make it easier.
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Safely On-boarding and Off-boarding an International Contingent Workforce

Safely On-boarding and Off-boarding an International Contingent Workforce | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
  Protecting Contractor Data “Globally, many companies who are victims of a hack are lax about security procedures for off-boarding international contractors and many times the information is stolen from the contractors without their knowledge, after their project is completed.   A trusted contractor management adviser with in-country teams globally will provide guidance on ho
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How to Thrive in the Gig Economy.

How to Thrive in the Gig Economy. | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
It's not going away anytime soon, so why not find out how to thrive in it?
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Why the Gig Economy is Worth Investing in-Anu Shah

Why the Gig Economy is Worth Investing in-Anu Shah | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Anu Shah - In just nine months of 2017, online staffing platforms raised more than $500 million, indicating how attractive and hot this industry currently is., , gig economy, freelance economy, UShift, Shiftgig
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The Surprising Reality Is Freelancers Are Happy and Prospering

The Surprising Reality Is Freelancers Are Happy and Prospering | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Freelancers, solopreneurs, independent consultants -- whatever you call them, the rise of the gig economy has made them a force to be taken seriously. Some believe this trend is dangerous to society as a whole, but what's the reality from the perspective of the freelancer?
According to WiseBrand's recent "State of the Freelance Nation," freelancing is a sustainable, enjoyable and profitable career choice. The company, which helps freelancers build and promote professional digital presences, surveyed more than 2,000 freelancers to learn what's really going on with their careers.  
Freelancing often is regarded as something to do between full-time jobs, but WiseBrand's results reveal that's an outdated notion.
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What the Gig Economy Looks Like Around the World

What the Gig Economy Looks Like Around the World | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
An Oxford professor talks about the costs and benefits of digital freelance work.
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Are You (and Your Company) Ready for the Gig Economy?

Are You (and Your Company) Ready for the Gig Economy? | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Independent workers’ carefully cultivated professional identities point to new possibilities for talent development.
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Goodbye 9-5, a majority of APAC Gen Zers prefer contract-based roles

Goodbye 9-5, a majority of APAC Gen Zers prefer contract-based roles | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Hong Kong has most embraced the freelancing trend (55%), followed by Vietnam (50%), Thailand (48%), and Singapore (47%).
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Why Is The Gig Economy Portrayed So Badly?

Why Is The Gig Economy Portrayed So Badly? | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
The fact that "The vast majority of current self- employed professionals have no desire to return to traditional work" is at odds with the narrative of negativity about the gig economy.
Kathryn Hopkins's insight:
27 million Americans are poised to abandon traditional work for full time self-employment in the next two years, nearly tripling the current population of independent workers.
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Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study

Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal
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Aligning Your Organization with an Agile Workforce

Aligning Your Organization with an Agile Workforce | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Manage contractors the same way you manage internal staff.
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John Lloyd: contingent workers essential in public sector

John Lloyd: contingent workers essential in public sector | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Australia’s venue for public sector leaders
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Accessing Global Project Based Talent

Accessing Global Project Based Talent | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Accessing and Collaborating with Global Project Based Talent   “Any Future of Work advice piece should include the ability to work with Global project based workers. The main reason is specific talent is scarce and accessing skills outside the US leads to a faster completion time. Another reason to consider is, chances are,
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Gig Economy Rising Steadily in India and other APAC Countries

Gig Economy Rising Steadily in India and other APAC Countries | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Gig economy is rising steadily as revealed in a recent survey report, ‘Gig Economy: How Free Agents Are Redefining Work’ by Kelly Services. Significantly, in India, 39 percent o
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Think the Gig Economy is of Interest Only to Small Tech Outfits? Big Companies Are Diving in, Too.

Think the Gig Economy is of Interest Only to Small Tech Outfits? Big Companies Are Diving in, Too. | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Three ways workplace rules must adapt to match the 21st century's evolving economic opportunities
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California Federal Court Rules In California's First "Gig Economy" Case That Grubhub Delivery Driver Was Properly Classified As An Independent Contractor - Employment and HR - United States

California Federal Court Rules In California's First "Gig Economy" Case That Grubhub Delivery Driver Was Properly Classified As An Independent Contractor - Employment and HR - United States | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
The influx of gig economy employers that contract with independent workers for short-term engagements, like Uber, Lyft, and Postmates... United States Employment and HR Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP 15 Mar 2018
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How The Gig Economy Is Transforming Accounting... And Society

How The Gig Economy Is Transforming Accounting... And Society | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Platform organizations like Airbnb, eBay, Alibaba and Uber are being heralded as either saviors or villains. Their contested political economy highlights the importance of clearly grasping these organizations’ inner workings. And one way to do this is by understanding their novel accounting regime.
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Gig Economy Renews Debate Over Whether Contractors Are Really Employees | KCUR

Gig Economy Renews Debate Over Whether Contractors Are Really Employees | KCUR | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Freelancers and contract workers make up the fastest-growing segment of the American workforce, and are expected to surpass half of all workers within a
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10 of the Highest Paying Gig Economy Jobs of 2018

10 of the Highest Paying Gig Economy Jobs of 2018 | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
Thinking about joining the gig economy? Here are some top-notch jobs.
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Helping teens get ahead in the gig economy - CBS News

Helping teens get ahead in the gig economy - CBS News | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
An app called Skratch aims to get teens to work — on a schedule that fits everything else in their lives
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The 4 Things You Need to Thrive in the Gig Economy

The 4 Things You Need to Thrive in the Gig Economy | Global Contingent Workforce | Scoop.it
How successful freelancers manage the uncertainty
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