Empowered women = Empowered Economies

Ms. Career Girl

This makes sense, countries that have low female participation in the workplace are depriving their economies of a crucial ingredient: Intelligent and skilled labor. A prime example of this is Scandinavia, which is a model for OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries on how to fully embrace tackling gender inequality in a proactive way, and the data speaks for itself: (Source: The Global Economy , The World Bank). By Leo Gutierrez.

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. This gig or on demand economy is not a fad, but rather in full swing and will impact employee employer relationships for the near future. The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms.

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5 Strategies to Finding the Right Job in a Down Economy

Jobacle

Finding a job when the economy is down is not easy. Yes, the economy is not excellent, and the ongoing uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 only makes it more challenging, but this does mean you should give up your search.

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Wellbeing in the Gig Economy

Undercover Recruiter

The onward march of the gig economy means that most of us now work as contractors or freelance workers and it suits many of us down to the ground. Wellbeing in the Gig Economy Undercover Recruiter - Recruiting & Talent Acquisition Blog. Employer Recruiting flexibility Forbes generation z Gig Economy mental wellbeing wellbeingThere’s an abbreviation especially for these workers: TVCs which stands for “temps, vendors and contractors”.

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. Excerpted with permission from The Gig Economy : The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want by Diane Mulcahy.

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California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy. The post California Passes Legislation that May Kill the Gig Economy appeared first on Evil HR Lady. California’s Senate approved, with a 29 to 11 vote, to require companies like Uber and Lyft to treat all contractors like employees. According to the New York Times , the bill should sail through the Assembly, and Governor Gavin Newsom has already indicated that he will sign it.

Preventing Burnout in the Multi-generational Gig Economy

The Undercover Recruiter

Hectic schedules and long hours have become an increasingly prevalent issue across offices and the rising gig economy, with a new study from Gallup revealing 23 percent […]. Preventing Burnout in the Multi-generational Gig Economy Undercover Recruiter -. Workplace Brendan Street Gig Economy mental health Nuffield Health remote workers stress

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Promoting the Freelance Economy

Workology

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. At the same time they are clamping down on use of independent contractors. Both of these actions fly in the face of the new way to work that is being used by companies like Uber, Lyft and Taskrabbit.

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.

The Trade Economy

Workology

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. In the Trade Economy, the bartering and negotiating system is alive and well. It’s what the foundation of Gary Vee’s book Thank You Economy is all about.

8 Savvy Tips for Snaring a Job Online in Our Robust Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The post 8 Savvy Tips for Snaring a Job Online in Our Robust Economy appeared first on Ms. Job growth is expected to remain healthy in 2018 , and whether you’re unemployed or are looking for a better fit, jobs are available. At the same time, the competition is as intense as ever. Online applications are now the way of the job-search world, and standing out in the crowd isn’t easy.

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Ep 125 – The Place For Gig Economy in Government

Workology

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.

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. Skilled workers who had to shelter in place at lackluster jobs during the economic downturn are now looking to move. Facing off against ten competitors for every choice job will take confidence and finesse.

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Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part II

Career Alley

Relocation to a region, state, or country with a growing economy; or in need of a particular skilled labor force. Careers Guest Post Job Hunting Job Search Career advice Jobs New Economy“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” – Steve Jobs. Author Byline: D. Lawton. Author Website: [link]. Part II – Traditional Job Search Methods. Part II of a 4 part discussion on the job market.

COVID Economy: There's Probably Some Big WARN Notices On The Way.

The HR Capitalist

Our economy during the COVID crisis has been a strange beast. The stock market rebounded in a strong way after dropping 35%, even though unemployment remains high. We're in a recession, and while the layoffs and furloughs have occurred, the federal government acted quickly and provided job-saving stimulus in the way of the Payroll Protection Act (for small businesses) and stimulus for entire industries like Airlines, Healthcare and more.

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The Suit Economy at #HRTechConf

Workology

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. The problem with the drab black or grey suit for an attendee is that you come to this conference to learn and generally purchase a product. You’re either in control as an attendee or as a vendor you’re looking to be approachable and build relationships.

Three Roadblocks in the Way of the Freelance Economy

Workology

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. Baby Boomers who have exited from corporate America and millennials who had a difficult time getting into corporate America have become an ever increasing segment of American labor.

How to Remain Relevant in the Robot Economy

Workology

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? Of course the answer is “maybe.” Whether you remain relevant has less to do with your job than you think and more to do with how you think.

How Can Recruitment Businesses Profit from the Gig Economy?

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.

How to Find Your Dream Career in a Demanding Economy

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you know exactly what you want to do already, or you feel clueless as to what to do next in your career, the economy is more demanding than ever in terms of jobs available, skills required, experience needed, and salary expectations. Here are some tips to help you find the job of your dreams while the pressures of the economy linger on. The post How to Find Your Dream Career in a Demanding Economy appeared first on Ms.

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Learning the Difference Between Employees and Contractors in Today’s Gig Economy

Evil HR Lady

To keep reading, click here: Learning the Difference Between Employees and Contractors in Today’s Gig Economy. The post Learning the Difference Between Employees and Contractors in Today’s Gig Economy appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Gig workers made headlines recently with California passing new state laws that require companies to turn most contractors into employees.

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The US Economy Added 156,000 Jobs in September

Workology

The US economy added 156,000 nonfarm payroll jobs in September. Adding fewer jobs month to month doesn’t mean the economy is shrinking, it merely means that growth is slowing, and unfortunately, slow growth is a global trend that goes beyond the job market to deeper economic and political forces. Here’s where the economy made its biggest gains: Professional and business services: +67,000. HR BLS Jobs bls jobs report economy jobs report

Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy

Workology

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. I also believe the disruptive free recruiting model along with industry thinkers, analysts, and leaders might be the reason that our economy and the industry is moving in a positive direction.

5 Things to Consider About the Gig Economy

Workology

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

Workology

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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Free Recruiting Model Changes Industry Fuels Economy

Workology

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. I also believe the disruptive free recruiting model along with industry thinkers, analysts, and leaders might be the reason that our economy and the industry is moving in a positive direction.

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 But sometimes it feels like it''s too little, too late! Are there any advancements that hold promise?

Economy Drives Happiness, Jobs, & Divorce

Workology

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. Over the last month, I’ve seen people making small life as well as big life changes as a result of the improving economy. Late last summer my husband and I took our first vacation together in nearly 2 years.

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

Workology

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 hardTrial and Hardship. The last twelve years of my life haven’t been easy. I am angry, sad, and frustrated about the payroll tax “holiday” being allowed to lapse.

Welcome to the Employee Engagement Economy

Workology

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.” In the Employee Engagement Economy, what really matters is a collaborative relationship where employees feel fulfilled and work productively and passionately for their managers as well as their organization.

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.

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III

Career Alley

Securing the Right Job or Career Transition in the New Economy – part III. “ We are ready for any unforeseen event which may or may not happen.” ” – George W. Author Byline: D. Lawton. Author Website: [link]. Part III – A Method to Make your Job Search More Productive. Part III of a 4 part discussion on the job market.

How Happy Job-Hoppers are Growing the Gig Economy

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. You head back “home” but are wiped out, so you order some dinner through your Postmates app. Easy as 1, 2, 3. Before you check out the next day, you worry about losing. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

Understanding The Causes of Economy Slowdown in India

Imarticus Learning

The last time the Indian economy suffered a slowdown was in 2011. Right now, the focus is on the causes of why the Indian economy is treading towards a possible meltdown. Thanks to the Mint, these are seven economic indicators as well as additional commentary on each of them that will shed some more light on why the Indian economy is facing a slump. And since consumption makes up about 60% of the Indian economy, effects are bound to be seen.

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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. “Workers are a bit more apprehensive about the state of economy given the market’s reaction to the latest job reports, the Gulf Coast oil spill, as well as the European debt crisis.

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

Workology

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. Jaffe points out that many workers are unhappy with this gig economy and companies like TaskRabbit. I have written a number of times about what future jobs will look like.

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.

Don’t Let The Economy Stop You – Go For That Executive Job!

Professional Resume Services

Yes, the economy is bad. You can’t help the economy, but you can help yourself out by marketing yourself in the best possible light so that you will be standing above the rest when it comes to Yes, jobs can be hard to find. But, what can you do about that, you are telling yourself.

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 ". In addition to showing you how the green economy impacts you, the article gives you 4 steps to follow in your career decision-making. The current job market and economy is challenging for just about any industry other than software and Internet commerce.

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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Will Employee Service Awards Disappear In the Gig Economy?

Workology

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 economyIf you have been working for any period of time you may have worked for a company that recognizes employees for years of service.

Ask Deb – Should I Change Jobs in a Tight Economy?

Careers Done Write

Do you think it makes sense for me to start looking for another job, or is the economy still too weak? In any economy, there is a natural tendency for workers to leave their current role for various reasons. As the economy recovers, there will be a predictable increase in employee turnover and companies will once again start programs to improve staff retention, imagine that! Dear Deb, Q. I am currently working, but really unhappy with my job.

How to Find Jobs in The Digital Economy

JobMob

Recognize where you are and where you want to go. Now go. This is a guest post by Ibro Palic. If you’d also like to guest post here on JobMob, follow these guest post guidelines. In today’s economic climate, two of the most important attributes a person can have are focus and the ability to adapt. There are so many resources at our fingertips today that it is easy to learn and add more skills to your toolkit.