online staffing

Legislation will not stop the gig economy: Q&A with Peter Reagan

|September 18th, 2019|

SIA’s Peter Reagan explores what he thinks lies ahead for the contingent workforce and its users, including more entrepreneurial gigs and no intellectual property.
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Tech Roundup: LinkedIn’s skill assessments; Upwork MSP partnership; Waymo’s autonomous rides

|September 18th, 2019|

LinkedIn announced a new skills assessment platform for workers and online staffing firm Upwork reported its first MSP partnership. Waymo, a division of Google, reported the number of rides given by its autonomous vehicle passenger service.
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Driving talent forward: The choices are aplenty

|December 19th, 2018|

From program management types to talent sources, make use of the many tools at your disposal to tune up your program’s engine and drive it forward.
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On-demand firm negotiating IC misclassification payout

|November 14th, 2018|

While food delivery service foodora exits Australian market, union calls for greater IC scrutiny
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Uber dips toes in on-demand staffing

|October 24th, 2018|

The ride-hailing firm has been developing an on-demand staffing business that would provide temporary workers such as servers to events and corporate functions, The Chicago Tribune reports.
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Upwork files for IPO

|September 12th, 2018|

Last week, online staffing provider Upwork, the largest B2B human cloud firm, filed for an initial public offering with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Crowdsourcing firm CEO faces criminal indictment

|August 29th, 2018|

The CEO of crowdsourcing firm Springleap, a so-called “TaskRabbit for research,” faces up to 15 years in prison if found guilty of felony larceny charges for misleading investors.
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Benchmarks: Business-related staffing platforms not of interest to many temps

|April 25th, 2018|

Business-related human cloud staffing platforms, such as Upwork.com, Guru.com or Freelancer.com, have plenty of room to grow in worker acceptance and familiarity.
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More firms looking to add SOW; other hot topics at CWS Summit Europe

|April 18th, 2018|

Growing interest in managing statement-of-work consulting is among the topics on the agenda for next week’s CWS Summit Europe in London.
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IC roundup: LA port driver saga, NLRB stance; strip club loses

|April 18th, 2018|

Among recent IC developments: A California bill would punish retailers that continue to do business with trucking companies sanctioned for IC misclassification of drivers. The NLRB extends its public comment deadline for input on its stance on IC classification.
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