Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Since about 2012, there has been a rise in what is referred to as the gig or on demand economy. This current economy is an environment in which contingent positions are exploding.

The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas!

Ms. Career Girl

The post The Gig Economy: Stop Looking For Kansas! The Gig Economy: Here To Stay. Author Diane Mulcahy outlines these ten rules for successful navigation of the gig economy: Define Your Success. We can expect to take a lot more time off in the Gig Economy.

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Promoting the Freelance Economy

Blogging4jobs

HR economy freelance soloprenuersThe US Department of Labor has redefined the rules surrounding what employees can be considered exempt. This redefinition requires that employers have newly declared nonexempt employees accurately record time worked on a daily basis.

Christine Lagarde Talked Tech and the Economy on Facebook Live

Blogging4jobs

Christine Lagarde, the IMF’s managing director, joined the Wall Street Journal today for a Facebook Live interview on the role of technology in the international economy. HR bls jobs report economy global economy growth IMF robots tech

Ep 125 – The Place For Gig Economy in Government

Blogging4jobs

We’ve talked about the growth of the gig economy which according to CNN Money is expected to be 43% by […] Podcast co-employment gig economy PEAT people with disabilitiesWelcome to a new series on the Workology Podcast we are kicking off that focuses on the future of work. This series is in collaboration with the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

How Can Recruitment Businesses Profit from the Gig Economy?

The Undercover Recruiter

How Can Recruitment Businesses Profit from the Gig Economy? Recruiting candidate management Gig Economy Rachael Moss TempBuddyLong gone are the days when people would remain in a single job for most of their career. With recruitment agencies providing UK businesses 1.2 million temporary workers according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, temporary employment is an embedded work practice. And now modern workers have another way to secure short-term job and project.

Elizabeth Warren Called Out the Gig Economy at the DNC

Blogging4jobs

Her speech, which ran 19:40 minutes long, focused on economic inequality, student debt, and how the American economy is being transformed by both global trends and domestic policy. Business HR economy Elizabeth Warren gig economy Hilary Clinton news

5 Things to Consider About the Gig Economy

Blogging4jobs

HR blended workforce employee rights future of work gig economySomething I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is what role HR will have in organizations that are increasingly reliant on contingent workers. HR itself is difficult to automate, like most. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Ep 123: How the Freelance Economy Changes Universal Access for Employers

Blogging4jobs

Earlier this year CNN reported that the freelance economy now accounts for 34% of the total workforce. As we see a substantial shift in the employment world from the traditional employee to the contract, gig or freelance worker taking center stage, I along with PEAT wanted […] Source Earlier this year CNN reported that the freelance economy now accounts for 34% of the total workforce.

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7 Tips for Trouncing the Job Competition in an Upbeat Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The good news is that the economy is robust. The post 7 Tips for Trouncing the Job Competition in an Upbeat Economy appeared first on Ms. Employers are in a hiring mode. The bad news is that the competition is fierce.

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The Trade Economy

Blogging4jobs

As an entrepreneur and business professional I live and work in what I call the Trade Economy. In the Trade Economy services or products are exchanged for another’s products or services. In the Trade Economy, influence, connections, and creativity matters.

Will Employee Service Awards Disappear In the Gig Economy?

Blogging4jobs

The Gig Economy Doesn’t Produce Tenure. As we move into a gig economy model we are going to find an increasing irrelevance and effectiveness of service awards. HR employee recognition gig economy

How Happy Job-Hoppers are Growing the Gig Economy

The Undercover Recruiter

How Happy Job-Hoppers are Growing the Gig Economy. Career Management Gig Economy job job seekers Jobs marketPicture a fairly average Saturday: You wake up in your rented Airbnb, make breakfast, and hail an Uber to do some exploring.

Three Roadblocks in the Way of the Freelance Economy

Blogging4jobs

Roadblocks to the Freelance Economy. Life Work freelance economy freelancers world of work If you have been reading about the future at all you know that I and others have written about the rise of independent contractors or freelancers as a force in the world of work.

The Suit Economy at #HRTechConf

Blogging4jobs

I’ve never understood why people continue to wear suits to the HR Technology Conference. Every year that I attend I still let it amaze me that people actually walk around the Mandalay Bay all day in a three or four piece suit.

How to Remain Relevant in the Robot Economy

Blogging4jobs

HR robot economyWith the way the world of work is changing, very rapidly changing, many workers, including HR professionals are wondering if they are going to be relevant in the future. In blog post at my website I asked Will HR be irrelevant in a virtual office?

Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

With the country’s high unemployment rate of approximately 8%, and an economy that is still shaky, it’s important to know which industries will provide job security and which industries are dying out.

Green Economy Success Stories - What Else Is Possible!

Green Career Central

If you watch mainstream media for news about the state of the green economy, you might catch an occasional story that gives you a glimmer of hope about the state of the planet. Green Business Green Career Tip Green Companies Green Economy Green Industries Green Jobs Growing Green Trends

STEM Education for Girls Is Good for the Economy

Blogging4jobs

The importance of educating women and girls in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math) was made apparent by a study just published by The World Economic Forum (WEF). The study talked about the impact of technology on jobs in the next 5 years. It is not good news for women.

Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy

Blogging4jobs

SmartRecruiters free social recruiting platform aims to empower small and medium-sized businesses – the largest hiring segment – and that can also have the biggest impact in creating jobs and helping fuel our economy. Technology innovations are helping to make a difference to fuel our economy.

Workforce Retention Strategies in a Zero Unemployment Economy

Blogging4jobs

job openings surged to record high levels this year as companies struggle to find people with the talents they need. Economists recently have reported that we have now reached zero unemployment, which is a level at which there are zero percent of job seekers who are unemployed actively looking for work. With the continued […] Source.

How Will the “Gig” Economy Affect Company Safety?

Blogging4jobs

As I was writing a post about OSHA I also happened to read another post about the “gig” economy and its potential effect on safety. Many of you may not really pay attention to safety in your company.

Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy

Blogging4jobs

SmartRecruiters free social recruiting platform aims to empower small and medium-sized businesses – the largest hiring segment – and that can also have the biggest impact in creating jobs and helping fuel our economy. Technology innovations are helping to make a difference to fuel our economy.

The Economy Stinks But I Am Going On Vacation – So There!

Blogging4jobs

Two divorces and a dreadful economy have taken their toll. And so it goes… Bonus Track Life Work "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs contemplate economy economy stinks family going on vacation Grandpa hardship life love overwork road trip road trips test vacation we work too hard

Green Careers: How to Choose One in this Economy

Career Key

If you are exploring green careers and care about the environment, try following the tips in our newly updated web article, " Green Economy: Match Your Personality to Green Jobs ". And I wouldn't wait for a clear job outlook prediction in this politically charged and slow economy.

If We Are Moving to a “Gig” Economy Why Are We So Worried About the Employee Experience?

Blogging4jobs

HR candidate experience employee engagement employee experience gig economyIn HR we have not yet landed on a definition of what comprises employee engagement, yet here we are trying to now define “the employee experience.”

Economy Drives Happiness, Jobs, & Divorce

Blogging4jobs

Like many we had been affected by the shitty economy and spent time at home instead of traveling across the world to faraway lands. As the economy begins to improve, we are making more lifestyle decisions, you know the fun stuff for ourselves.

Why your company and economy matters to your career

Cube Rules

Why your company and economy matters to your career Written by Scot Herrick on October 7, 2008 in job search 0 Comments - Leave a comment! And since the economy, via the market, has pretty much been imploding lately, that voice has gotten stronger. Let’s examine the economy first.

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Attempts to Make the “Gig” Economy Work Fall Short

Blogging4jobs

Source: How the Good Work Movement Is Offering Security for Gig Economy Workers by Daniel Matthew). The “new way to work” is in an all-out battle with government regulators.

Welcome to the Employee Engagement Economy

Blogging4jobs

Disengaged employees cost the US economy $370 Billion annually. The concept of the Employee Engagement Economy is much like Gary Vaynerchuk’s concept in his book “ Thank You Economy.”

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

Filed under: career advice , economy , job search , recession Tagged: bad economy , employment , job interview , job search , resume. career advice economy job search recession bad economy employment job interview resumeBy Dawn Rasmussen. As a résumé writer, I hear some of the most dreadful tales imaginable from clients about searching for or changing jobs.

Three Critical Things To Know Before Jumping Ship In A Bad Economy

Jennifer Anthony

Filed under: career advice , economy , job search , recession Tagged: bad economy , employment , job interview , job search , resume. career advice economy job search recession bad economy employment job interview resumeBy Dawn Rasmussen. As a résumé writer, I hear some of the most dreadful tales imaginable from clients about searching for or changing jobs.

Celebrating Green Career Central's 5th Anniversary! Green Economy Map

Green Career Central

As we begin to celebrate our 5th Anniversary, we are tracing changes in the green economy over the last five years. As I wrote this week's newsletter article it was interesting to see how much more we know about the green economy now compared to the early days of Green Career Central in 2007.

Unemployed Because of Economy, Why Don’t People Get It?

Career Realism

& Dale: With the exception of eight months, I have been unemployed for the past six years due to the economy. Some employers ask me about it, and they don’t seem satisfied with my answer that it is due to the economy, which I have no control over. Dear J.T. &

Make a career in SAP in the gig economy

Corn on the Job

In a global labour market increasingly characterised by the prevalence of short term engagements, independent working and freelance contracts, the ‘gig economy’ is a natural progression in the age of flexible working. SAP, therefore, well and truly falls under the remit of the gig economy.

More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips More Workers Apprehensive about Strength of Economy 02.

Best Career Options for the "Leisure Economy"

Career Key

Reading a recent Shifting Careers column by Marci Alboher, I learned about the coming " leisure economy." So this desire to be a part of the leisure economy is real. Whether this will come true or is just an economist's dream is for you to decide.

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Why Employment Security, not job security, matters even in a good economy

Cube Rules

You wouldn’t think that would happen in an economy that’s producing jobs better than the year 2000. My family’s economic future has been entirely upended over the last couple of weeks. And you especially wouldn’t think so given that we live in a town with the lowest unemployment rate in the state we live in. […]. Cube Rules Commentary

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Strategies for Job Searching In Our Current Economy

Corn on the Job

Job Search Economy Networking Social MediaLiam Conduit is a HR Professional and has been writing industry related news and comment since 2006. Liam also has an interest in jobs, marketing and politics.

Is the “Gig” Economy the Way of the Future?

Blogging4jobs

The poor economy forced younger workers to take part-time jobs or to create their own jobs by doing project work. There has long been an economy of people doing odd-jobs, or piece work, or short-term gigs. The entire agricultural economy relies on that even today.