Out Now: Episode 415: Registered Apprenticeship Programs in the Clean Energy Sector With Dr. Janell Hills

Ep 125 – The Place For Gig Economy in Government

Workology Podcast Episode 125: Growth of Gig Economy in Government with Joe Bielawski and Scott Wiseman

Welcome to a new series on the Workology Podcast we are kicking off that focuses on the future of work. This series is in collaboration with the Partnership on Employment & Accessible Technology or PEAT. We’ve talked about the growth of the gig economy which according to CNN Money is expected to be 43% by […]

5 Things to Consider About the Gig Economy

gig economy, contingent workforce

Something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is what role HR will have in organizations that are increasingly reliant on contingent workers. HR itself is difficult to automate, like most things that involve complex human interactions and constantly shifting needs, and as proven by disasters like Zenefits, it’s difficult to outsource, save in very small […]

Promoting the Freelance and Gig Economy

The US Department of Labor has redefined the rules surrounding what employees can be considered exempt. This redefinition requires that employers have newly declared nonexempt employees accurately record time worked on a daily basis. At the same time they are clamping down on use of independent contractors. Both of these actions fly in the face […]

Elizabeth Warren Called Out the Gig Economy at the DNC

In her keynote address to the DNC Monday night in Philadelphia, Senator Elizabeth Warren took on the American economy and specifically called out the gig economy for creating opportunities for workers, but also making it harder for them to access the disability, unemployment and insurance benefits that come with full time work. https://youtu.be/ZM7lRivk8VQ Elizabeth Warren Called […]

Will Employee Service Awards Disappear in the Gig Economy?

If you’ve held a job for any length of time, you may have worked for a business that rewards staff for years of dedication. Given the changes we are witnessing in the workplace and the nature of employment, will many of you who have worked for your firm for more than five or ten years […]

How Will the Gig Economy Affect Employee Safety Programs

Many of you may not really pay attention to safety in your company. With the increase of service and high tech firms it sometimes falls off the radar for some HR people. That is a mistake. Many of the financial services firms in the Trade Towers on 9/11 did not have to pay attention to […]