Get Your Business Growing Again During and Post-COVID

Many companies have laid off or furloughed full-time employees due to economic uncertainty and are now in the position to need to scale back up. The question remains of whether to re-fill those positions with full-time W-2 employees, or create a more hybrid mix of full-time and 1099 contractors. Contractors have the benefit of giving you the flexibility to grow with verified, high skilled talent at the right pace and the right price for your business.

Recruiter.com: It’s Time to Rethink the Resume. There Are Much Better Ways to Evaluate Candidates.

It almost goes without saying: When you are reviewing candidates, you want to see their resumes. The resume is probably the most consistent component in the recruiting process, the only truly universal ingredient across companies and roles of all kinds. Yet despite its ubiquity, the resume is a deeply flawed method of evaluating candidates. At best, it is only a very small piece of the puzzle when it comes to making the right hiring decision.

Top 6 Benefits Of An Automated Recruitment Process

Recruitment is a time-consuming process, involving a range of different tasks. From supporting companies in finding the best talent, to reducing time to hire a candidate, to creating a more consistent recruitment process, an automated recruitment process can provide companies…

Forbes: Improving The Freelancer Experience To Increase Productivity

Greg is CEO of CareerGig, host of the Agile World podcast, and author of The Agile Consumer. The freelance economy is currently contributing $1.2 trillion to the U.S. economy, growing 22% since 2019. This rapid growth was already developing before Covid-19 became widespread,…

Forbes: The Agile Workforce

We’ve all been affected by the “gig economy” one way or another. This might be through the way we travel (Uber or Lyft), buy our groceries (Instacart) or hire any number of other services. Or, for an increasing number of workers in the United States and around the world, the gig economy may contribute to some or all of their income.

Recruiter.com: Workforce Flexibility Is No Longer a Good Idea — It Is Imperative

While there is great uncertainty in many industries and in the economy at large, companies of all sizes still need viable plans to maintain strong workforces, whatever the outcomes might be. Because of the many unknowns we’re all dealing with — from how long COVID-19 restrictions may last to any long-term ramifications of the pandemic — it is imperative that organizations maintain increased fluidity in their staffing strategies.

Forbes: How To Bring A Greater Diversity Of Ideas To Your Teams

Like a toolbox, having a diverse workforce brings a greater wealth of ideas, approaches and problem-solving capabilities. In my career, I've worked as a consultant to help companies of all sizes — from Fortune 100 corporations to small nonprofits — optimize their employee experience to drive organizational growth.

8 Actionable Ways to Keep Bias Out of Your Hiring Process

As a hiring manager or business owner, you have a lot on your plate. You have to draft up job descriptions, spend time sifting through resumes, go through phone screenings, and conduct either a virtual or in-person interview. Even hiring…

Forbes: How To Build A Loyal Team Of Freelancers

Freelancers comprise over one-third of the workforce in the United States, and their numbers will continue to grow, reaching a projected 50.9% by 2027, according to the recent Freelancing in America Survey (slide 18). This means that some of the most talented in-house workers will likely make the jump to being contractors, and attracting them to work on your projects and teams will become increasingly important.