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by YOSS Community Writer, on November 13, 2019 at 4:15 PM

The average business workforce is growing decidedly more complex. While it was once overwhelmingly made up of full-time employees, today's workforces are far more likely to be hybrid with a …

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Topics:Business InsightBusiness StrategyFuture of WorkIndependent ProfessionalsStrategic HireWorker ClassificationIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on November 6, 2019 at 1:04 PM

Total talent management (TTM) is an approach to managing your workforce as a single system. In most business environments, this means using a hybrid workforce combining traditional employees and various …

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Topics:Future of WorkHire FreelancersFlexible TalentIndependent ProfessionalsIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on October 30, 2019 at 4:19 PM

If your business uses contingent workers, or if you'd like it to, you should have a talent pool. Using one allows your procurement efforts to be proactive rather than reactive …

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Topics:Business InsightBusiness StrategyFuture of WorkFlexible TalentIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on October 23, 2019 at 3:45 PM

Think the rise in freelancing is a fad? A recent survey conducted alongside LinkedIn and Longitude Research says otherwise. The report found that between 20% and 30% of people in …

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Topics:Hiring FreelancersFreelancer TipsFreelancer EconomyTomorrow's WorkforceFlexible TalentIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on October 21, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Contingent workers make up a growing share of the workforce. According to the Brandon Hall Group's 2017 Contingent Workforce Study, "90% of organizations use contingent labor." Below, we'll look at …

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Topics:Business InsightBusiness StrategyTalent ManagementWorker ClassificationIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on October 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Contingent workers are contractors, consultants, freelancers, and other people who work for a company on a temporary basis. Generally, they are brought in to work on a particular project and …

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Topics:Business StrategyFuture of WorkHire FreelancersIndependent ProfessionalsIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on September 26, 2019 at 1:00 PM

The rise of freelancing looks different across industries. For example, the fastest-growing sector is in the shared economy with companies such as Uber, Lyft, and Instacart. In professional services, the …

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Topics:Freelancer EconomyWork CultureFreelance RevolutionFreelancer FriendlyStrategic HireIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on September 10, 2019 at 5:00 PM

Nobody said being a freelancer was easy. Sure, freelancers can choose to work whenever and wherever they want, but without a supervisor or co-workers to increase accountability, it can take a tremendous …

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Topics:Freelancer EconomyTomorrow's WorkforceRemote WorkforceIndependent ProfessionalsStrategic HireWorker ClassificationBusiness InsightsIndependent Contractors

by Selma Studer, on July 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM

For years, the term “freelancer” has been synonymous with “self-employed” and “flexible.” Now, the same is true for self-employed independent contractors who work for just one client at a time …

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by YOSS Community Writer, on July 2, 2019 at 2:00 PM

The freelance economy is thriving. According to a McKinsey study, 20-30% of working-age people in the U.S. and EU-15 countries are independent workers. They often choose independent work because of the short-term nature of …

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Topics:Freelancer EconomyBusiness StrategyRemote WorkforceFuture of WorkHire FreelancersFlexible TalentIndependent ProfessionalsComplianceStrategic HireWorker ClassificationData SecurityBusiness InsightsIndependent Contractors