It is often thought that the “online staffing platform model” only applies to “remote/virtual work arrangements” (e.g., I am here in San Francisco, and I hire a Java developer... More
Given the current 7.8 unemployment rate, it should be a breeze finding seasonal workers to man the cash register, help with sales or other holiday projects that need assistance..
Writing is not the staffing industry’s thing. You know how many individuals regard math with suspicion. There’s definitely some of that here. Luckily, some of the aversion that... More
Buyers of staffing services are not going to be finding bargains this season; a shortage of certain skills sets is back on.
It was different during the recession, when staffing firms’... More
The histories of formation of “online staffing” platform providers provide rich, interesting, and informative insights into this emerging industry segment. Freelancer.com,... More
I have to confess—I am a big Thomas Hardy fan. And I can’t help but to suggest that his protagonist, Bathsheba Everdine, may have been one of the earlier adopters of crowdsourcing... More