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by YOSS Community Writer, on January 16, 2020 at 1:46 PM

A talent pool is a database containing information on workers that can be leveraged quickly to fill positions at your business. It provides great flexibility for your human resource department, …

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Topics:Hiring GuideBusiness StrategyTalent ManagementHire FreelancersIndependent Professionals

by YOSS Community Writer, on January 9, 2020 at 12:33 PM

A statement of work (SoW) is an important project management tool to use when working with flexible talent. It is normally part of a contract that describes the work that …

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Topics:Tomorrow's WorkforceFuture of WorkCompany ValuesFreelancer FriendlyIndependent ProfessionalsStrategic HireWorker ClassificationBusiness InsightsIndependent Contractors

by YOSS Community Writer, on December 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Most businesses depend upon a large supply of labor, even if it is the business owner providing it. In fact, according to the BLS in 2008, wages made up between …

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Topics:Business InsightHiring GuideBusiness StrategyIndependent ProfessionalsWorker Classification

by YOSS Community Writer, on December 6, 2019 at 12:18 PM

Using freelancers and other contingent workers at your business is a great way to increase your productivity and efficiency. Most people already know this, yet they hesitate to move their …

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Topics:Freelancer EconomyTalent ManagementHire FreelancersFlexible TalentIndependent ProfessionalsIndependent Contractors

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 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 Marcus Sawyerr, on October 2, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Interview with Marcus Sawyerr, President and Global CEO of YOSS and David Francis, Research Director at Talent Tech Labs. Talent Tech Labs Introduction: If the world of work is changing, …

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Topics:InsiderBusiness InsightHiring SolutionsAgile TalentFreelancer EconomyiProTomorrow's WorkforceWork CultureTalent ManagementRemote WorkforceFreelance RevolutionFuture of WorkFlexible TalentFreelancer FriendlyIndependent ProfessionalsWorker ClassificationBusiness Insights

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 YOSS Community Writer, on August 27, 2019 at 4:18 PM

Traditional office spaces aren’t likely to become obsolete in our lifetime. However, the needs and habits of employees will continue to evolve thanks to an increase in the appreciation and …

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Topics:Freelancer EconomyBusiness StrategyWork CultureFuture of WorkCompany ValuesFreelancer FriendlyIndependent Professionals