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Gig Economy: Beyond the Buzzword

Gig Economy: Beyond the Buzzword Millions of people in the U.S. and across the world are leaving behind traditional working arrangements to join the growing gig economy. In this tight talent market, organizations will find some of their best talent through freelance and other contingent labor arrangements. The gig economy has received a lot [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:59+00:00 August 15th, 2017|

Hiring Our Heroes: A PeopleScout Commitment to Veterans and Military Spouses

Hiring Our Heroes: A PeopleScout Commitment to Veterans and Military Spouses Over the past five years, the veteran unemployment rate has fallen, and new challenges are emerging. The unique employment issues faced by military spouses are rising to the forefront. In our earlier series on veteran employment, we addressed the 18 percent unemployment rate [...]

By | 2017-11-08T11:11:27+00:00 August 7th, 2017|

Compliance Corner: Paid Sick Leave

Compliance Corner: Paid Sick Leave States, counties and cities across the United States are implementing paid sick leave laws, adding to the complicated compliance landscape faced by employers. These laws impact employers with full-time or part-time employees. Employers should review their sick leave policies and have plans in place to implement new policies to [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:23:01+00:00 July 28th, 2017|

Dissecting the June Jobs Report

Dissecting the June Jobs Report The Labor Department released its June jobs report with better than expected job growth and signs that point to increasing labor force participation. Here’s what we know: The numbers 222,000: The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June 4.4%: The unemployment rate rose to 4.4 percent 2.5%: Wages went [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:23:01+00:00 July 7th, 2017|

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Analytics – What Does It Mean for Recruiting?

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Data Analytics – What Does It Mean for Recruiting? In popular culture, artificial intelligence is the stuff of science fiction from HAL 9000 to Wall-E. AI has also worked its way into our daily lives with virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa. Technological advancements like driverless cars make headlines. [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:23:02+00:00 June 28th, 2017|

13 Best Practices to Hire Veterans

13 Best Practices to Hire Veterans The veteran hiring landscape has transformed over the past few years, which means companies need to constantly evolve their veteran hiring practices to match the changing veteran talent market and the changing needs of veterans. To learn more about this background, check out our post on the need [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:23:03+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Exploring the Veteran Talent Landscape: Why It’s Time to Focus on Turning Veteran Jobs into Veteran Careers

Exploring the Veteran Talent Landscape: Why It’s Time to Focus on Turning Veteran Jobs into Veteran Careers There are plenty of reasons to hire veterans. For companies, it makes good business sense. Veterans make great employees. They’re leaders, team players, disciplined, hard workers, and their military experience makes them quick learners who can perform [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:23:05+00:00 June 14th, 2017|

Compliance Corner: New York’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act

Compliance Corner: New York’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act New York City’s Freelance Isn’t Free Act took effect in May. It’s believed to be the first of its kind, and its impact will extend far beyond New York City. The act covers all New York City based freelancers and the parties that hire them – [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:23:05+00:00 June 5th, 2017|
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