How the Shipping Industry is the Secret Force Driving the World Economy
What percent of goods are shipped via the sea? It’s much higher than you think
Rethinking logistics and supply chains: What's the buzz?
Here's how renewable fuels, drones and the EPA's SmartWay program are all paths to efficiency and lower costs.
Why modern manufacturing environments require rethinking safety
The variables to manufacturing success are vast. Supplies, equipment, customisation, and people represent some of the broad categories that need to be considered by manufacturers. Another category that impacts successful manufacturing operations, and should be assessed regularly, is factory overhead which includes utilities to power machines and illuminate assembly lines as well as insurance and risk remediation (also known as safety) - a Datalogic Industry brief.
Recruiting Tips That Will Make You Rethink the Gig Economy
Are you measuring the quality of your hires and onboarding process? Maybe you should start.
With Growth of the Gig Economy, States Rethink How Workers Get Benefits
As more and more Americans hold nontraditional jobs that don't have benefits attached — think freelance graphic designers or Uber drivers — cities and stat
Why employers should rethink their benefits strategies
Today’s workforce expects more than the traditional healthcare and retirement options and the usual communications programs.
Security Concerns Forcing Organizations to Rethink Cloud Strategies
Securing today’s increasingly complex multi-cloud environments requires much more than simply having a security platform available on a particular infrastructure.
Why We Need to Rethink Hiring for Culture Fit, According to LinkedIn’s Head of HR
As a recruiter, you’ve heard the term “culture fit” a lot (to say the least). It’s a term that’s been thrown around for years and the majority of companies put a big emphasis on assessing if a candidate is a cultural fit before making an offer.
What Millennials Need to Know to Succeed in the Gig Economy
April 12, 2017 | 125 Views | Millennials face a very different job market to the one in which Boomers and the older Generation Xers spent much of their working lives. 45 percent of Canada’s workforce will consist of freelancers, contractors and on-demand workers by 2020 (a statistic that would likely be similar in other developed economies), according to recent Intuit Canada research One reason for…
How the 'Gig Economy' Affects the Healthcare Industry
How the 'Gig Economy' Affects the Healthcare Industry Thanks to Henry Ford , the majority of Americans have worked from 9 am to 5 pm every day of the week for the last century. The 40-hour work week was ideal for the work of the time — and if you could grab a corner office and a cushy seat, you knew you’d "made it." Not anymore. The world is now full of gigs. Uber is using contracted "employees" and their app to connect…
The growing gig economy, and what that means for electronic payment
Millions of Americans have jobs with little security, no benefits and irregular pay — and they love it The gig economy is a booming business model that has changed the way employees make money. Gig work translates entrepreneurial spirit into earnings with no strings attached — whether that is to break into a new field, earn extra income for saving and investment, or make some weekend spending money. Nearly a third of the working population have a gig, according to Investopedia. Either as…
What is the gig economy?
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Credit unions must rethink deposit pricing strategies
The Federal Reserve raised rates four times last year, making it nine total adjustments over the past three years, when the Fed first began raising rates from near zero. Despite favorable economic indicators and a strengthening economy, these rising rates, coupled with ultra-competitive loan markets, created more margin compression for community banks and credit unions. …
This Is Why Employers Are Rethinking Their Paid Leave Programs
Paid leave is more than just an employee benefit; it’s where law and business practices catch up with decades of social and economic change.
How can we engage gig economy workers?
How can employers motivate and engage gig economy workers? Jenny Perkins from Cirrus offers some tips.
How Employers Are Rethinking Their Marijuana Policies Post-Legalization
“You must be willing to submit to a random drug test at the will of the employer.” These are the words that have been on practically every job application for decades. Now with the expansion of…
Why digital is forcing IT to rethink infrastructure
Organisations are under pressure to meet the demands of customers who want to connect with a business, whenever and wherever they are, and on multiple devices and platforms, while keeping operational systems secure and stable. According to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini Quarterly Benchmarking Report, mobile commerce now accounts for over a
How to Leverage the Gig Economy for Growth
Employers can leverage the growing gig economy as a means to reduce costs and increase productivity in many areas of their business.
How to Rethink your Cybersecurity Strategy in 5 Minutes
Malware attacks are wreaking havoc on the international economy and costing businesses billions of dollars in lost revenue, operational shutdowns, and reputational damage. It’s likely that you may have even experienced an episode like this at your firm. The latest industry research indicates that 50% of surveyed executives experienced disruptions from malware 6-10 times over …
How to Cash in on the Gig Economy
by Leah Knapp on May 15, 2017 There’s an exciting career revolution taking place – say hello to the “gig economy,” a booming new job market characterized by workers who call their own shots, set their own schedules and control their own destinies Nowadays more and more Americans are becoming a part of this employment shift. In fact, according to a CareerBuilder survey , 29 percent of workers have some sort of side hustle, especially millennials -- 44 percent of 25-34 year-olds and…