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Bringing Efficiency to the Part-Time Workforce The CEO of staffing platform Shiftpixy shares why it's necessary for companies to change how they relate to human capital.

By David Meltzer

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Scott Absher is the co-founder and CEO of Shiftpixy, an on-demand staffing platform for part-time workers. He talks with #ThePlaybook host David Meltzer about the growth of the gig economy, addressing the challenges of part-time employment and how businesses need tools and relationships to be agile.

Absher discusses the rise of the online gig platforms that provided greater opportunity to find work, changing the traditional model of part-time labor. He talks about how COVID-19 brought clarity to the vulnerability of businesses reliant on part-time employees, forcing leaders to rethink their human capital and digital strategies.

Absher also talks about his company's compassion-driven mission to bring dignity to part-time labor and help employers and workers bounce back from the pandemic and economic crisis.

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David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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