Tag: Freelance Population

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Creative Leaders: Hiring Trends and Challenges You Should Know for 2019

Sixty percent of creative managers plan on expanding their teams in the first half of 2019, according to The Creative Group’s latest State of Creative Hiring research. But while many design and marketing agencies and departments may be in growth mode, that doesn’t mean adding staff is easy.

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Why the Gig Economy May Be Stealing Your Permanent Workforce

Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment.

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Improve Work/Life Balance with Contingent Workers

High-quality talent is hard to come by and even harder to keep. With low unemployment and a generation of reliable, experienced workers pondering retirement, competition for talented employees has become the stuff of sleepless nights for chief human research officers, hiring managers, and recruiters.

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Preparing for a Freelance Workforce

A recent survey by Upwork called “Freelancing in America: 2018” confirms a trend towards workers moving increasingly into freelance and contract work. Stephane Kasriel, President and CEO of Upwork, recently sat down with the Daily Advisor editorial staff to discuss these results and what they mean for employers.

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Solving the Talent Crunch: A Q&A with Zoe Harte of Upwork

Recruiting Daily Advisor (RDA) recently sat down with Zoë Harte, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Talent Innovation at Upwork to discuss the current hiring crisis and what can be done about it.

Who Are Today’s Freelancers?

If you still think of freelancers as people who occasionally take on work assignments, you’re out of step with today’s employment marketplace. Freelance employment is on the increase, and freelancers now represent a significant percentage of the workforce.