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4 Legal Documents You Need to Review Before 2017
Legal Issues

4 Legal Documents You Need to Review Before 2017

A simple review of your files now can avoid serious headaches next year.
Kendra Stephen
Wanted: Creative Solutions to Shape a Workable Future
Marketing Bootcamp

Wanted: Creative Solutions to Shape a Workable Future

Changes in the world economy drag us all into new roles and unfamiliar arrangements. Some go kicking and screaming, while others see the answer to their prayers.
Marina Gorbis
An Obituary for the 40-Hour Workweek
Workplace trends

An Obituary for the 40-Hour Workweek

Satirically we mourn the death of a venerable American institution and ponder those who are happy it is no more.
Phil La Duke
What Ridesharing on Halloween Can Teach You About Incentives
Uber

What Ridesharing on Halloween Can Teach You About Incentives

Because they can't assign shifts to workers, Uber and Lyft use a variety of incentives to lure out their contract workers on the busiest days.
Lydia Belanger
This Is What's Next Now That the Gig Economy Has Changed Everything
freelance economy

This Is What's Next Now That the Gig Economy Has Changed Everything

Greater change is coming and new emerging platforms are changing markets in multiple industries.
Murray Newlands
How the Gig Economy Is Changing Work for Women
freelance economy

How the Gig Economy Is Changing Work for Women

The freelance and contract economy opens up options for time, balance and flexibility.
Jenny Galluzzo
7 Ways to Build a Team With Little or No Money
Team-Building

7 Ways to Build a Team With Little or No Money

Offer stock options. Exchange your trade for another. Or just hire Aunt Betty.
Chris W. Dunn
How to Think About Job 'Loyalty' When You're an Independent Worker
Freelancers

How to Think About Job 'Loyalty' When You're an Independent Worker

Showing loyalty makes the difference for you between surviving and thriving.
Greg Waldorf
4 Ways to Hire and Keep the Best Freelancers
Hiring

4 Ways to Hire and Keep the Best Freelancers

You'll find the right questions and you'll find good people. Pay a happy wage and you won't have to replace them.
Dan Dowling
Why Relying on Gig Workers to Fill Your Skills Gap is Lazy
Freelancers

Why Relying on Gig Workers to Fill Your Skills Gap is Lazy

The dazzle of the gig economy has blinded employers to the costs of high turnover and lack of continuity inherent in hiring temp workers.
Justin Gray
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal
gig economy

Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal

If you're just thinking, 'gig economy,' you ain't seen nothing yet.
Greg Waldorf
5 Tips for Hiring Freelancers Who Will Boost Your Business
Employee Management

5 Tips for Hiring Freelancers Who Will Boost Your Business

Finding the most effective talent means knowing where to look, how to exercise due diligence and when to walk away.
Eric Samson
3 Profound Ways Self Employment Is Changing Our Lives
Freelancers

3 Profound Ways Self Employment Is Changing Our Lives

Freelancers are changing the infrastructure, processes and skills needed for the future workplace.
Alex Chriss
Seeing Through the On-Demand Smoke Screen
Independent Contractors

Seeing Through the On-Demand Smoke Screen

The on-demand economy is not a fad, it is simply the continuing evolution of our workforce.
Alex Chriss