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Swimming ahead: AI chatbot makes waves as ‘shark tank’ competition winner

By |November 7th, 2018|

In Staffing Industry Review, Senior Editor Craig Johnson profiles end-to-end recruitment AI AllyO — self-described as B2B2C — which won SIA’s “Shark Tank”-style competition at last month’s Collaboration in the Gig Economy conference.
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Indefinite employment is becoming the preferred norm

By |October 17th, 2018|

An increasing number of countries are imposing restrictions on the use of fixed-term contracts in favor of indefinite employment. Here are some examples of recent regulatory action.
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UPS plans ‘Brown Friday’ for temps

By |October 17th, 2018|

Move over, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there’s a new holiday event in town. UPS plans a day-long blitz to boost holiday delivery hiring.
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Amid low unemployment, Census begins contingent recruiting for 2020

By |October 10th, 2018|

The US unemployment rate is its lowest level in decades and staffing firms report hiring difficulties, but the US government moves ahead with a massive recruiting project.
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Change management: Explain the why

By |October 10th, 2018|

When employees don't understand why a change is happening, they resist it. An article in the Harvard Business Review shares some key steps to get them on board.
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Introducing the 2018 CW Program Game Changers

By |September 26th, 2018|

Staffing Industry Analysts profiles 48 professionals from around the world who have elevated and shaped the contingent workforce management industry.
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NLRB publishes proposed joint-employment standard

By |September 19th, 2018|

The National Labor Relations Board moved last week to tighten its joint-employer standard. The new rule would mean fewer businesses would be considered joint employers.
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Creating a level playing field for new forms of work

By |September 19th, 2018|

As ways of working evolve, Europe needs to continually adapt legislation and social protection schemes to accommodate them, says Michael Freytag of the World Employment Confederation-Europe.
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Your CW penetration rate matters

By |August 15th, 2018|

With increased contingent worker usage comes more complex demands on CW programs. Whether it's the entire organization that is highly contingent or select functions, program owners need to know.
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Supplier diversity matters

By |August 8th, 2018|

Achieving diversity is tricky, but attaining it brings many tangible benefits, including making one’s program — as well as the company overall — more attractive as an employer.