Integrating Freelance Workers with Full-Time Employees

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Even though freelance and contract roles are gaining popularity, they still only make up 13.3% of the total working population. If your employees are primarily full-time, you might not feel confident managing potential tensions between contractors and your regular staff members – and your full-time employees might not be happy collaborating with the temporary employees…. Read more »

Transitioning from the Gig Economy to a Full-Time Role

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Despite all the freedom that the gig economy promises, the security of a full-time job sometimes outweighs the many benefits of flex work. After bouncing around from contract to contract, you might be ready to settle down, truly get to know your coworkers, and plant the roots of your career. If you’re a freelancer looking… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Using the Gig Economy for your Organization

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Pros and Cons of Using the Gig Economy

You’ve heard a lot of talk about using temporary employees or subcontractors to fill roles at your company. But many managers find it hard to imagine temps being dedicated to their job more than a full-time employee. How will the gig economy actually benefit the organization? Pros Let’s dig into some of the benefits to… Read more »

Hiring Resolutions to Make for the New Year

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Hiring Goals for 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Have you started your new year’s resolution list yet? You might have some personal goals, but what about setting some goals for your 2019 hiring practices? Add a few of these to your list to start out this new year with the right mindset. #1—Be Clear about… Read more »

Closing the Cloud and Cybersecurity Talent Gap

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Cloud and Cybersecurity Talent Gap

It’s no secret that hackers are becoming more and more skilled, and in today’s digital world, companies large and small are recognizing the importance of having a robust cybersecurity arsenal in place. Cloud has become another crucial component of modern business. With the threats and needs facing businesses constantly changing, the need for skilled cybersecurity… Read more »

How to Find Freelancers for Your Business

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In today’s tech-driven world, the bounds of an office exist far beyond its four walls, and freelancers are hotter than ever. Freelancers help you grow your business with less overhead, are quicker to hire, and are top-quality candidates. But how do you know that working with a freelancer is the right move for your business?… Read more »

Giving Employee Feedback that Matters

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Giving Employee Feedback

Giving employee feedback that helps your team improve is no easy task. When doing performance evaluations or meeting one-on-one, it’s tempting to focus on either only the positive or the negative in the meeting. According to studies, 37% of managers feel uncomfortable giving feedback. Employees need to hear from you when they’re doing well (and… Read more »

Preventing the Breakdown of Communication During the Interview Process

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One of the biggest complaints from candidates is the lack of communication during the interview process. Hiring managers have a lot on their plates, and the occasional check-in e-mail or phone call during a process that can take anywhere from weeks to months can easily fall to the wayside. Communication breakdowns appear to be a… Read more »

Pros and Cons of a Remote Workforce

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In the information age, it’s possible to manage a company from almost anywhere in the world. But with these newfound possibilities, troubles can arise. While companies love to offer flexibility and trust to their employees, some find their collaboration and teamwork suffers. So what are the benefits and downsides of a remote workforce? We’ll walk… Read more »

Thanking Your Employees This Holiday Season

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Even if your industry doesn’t have a holiday rush, this time of year can be especially crazy for your employees. Schedules are filled with travel plans, family visits, concerts, recitals, and more. Amidst all the chaos, a small token of gratitude can mean a great deal to your busy employees. If your industry does have… Read more »