Category: Contingent Worker Innovation Tips

Here you will find blog posts, articles, case studies on more on how to innovate your contingent workforce management

Portable Employee Benefits: Here’s Why They’re In Demand

When you ask someone what they do for a living there’s typically no longer a standard response of ‘plumber’, or ‘electrician’ or ‘doctor’. There is a proliferation of slash usage, particularly among young people. Slashies are people that don’t describe themselves by their day jobs alone. They have various side hustles, which means they could […]

8 Ways to Optimize Your Employee Shift Scheduling and Avoid Being Another RyanAir

Employee shift scheduling should be a breeze, right?! You don’t want scheduling to take up much of your time but it still does. Your average manager spends 3.14 hours a week making up the employee schedule. Even major brands and large corporations get massive scheduling migraines, and have been known to make million-dollar errors in […]

How to Give Your Employees a Raise Using the FLSA Overtime Rule Amendment

Whatever you might think of the current overtime wage rules in the Fair Labor Standards Act, their impact on the US employment market cannot be ignored. As the market changes, so do regulations. These changes to the policies set by the DOL affect millions of employees and employers nationwide, and ignoring them can get businesses […]

10 Reasons you're not connecting with your deskless employees

Why You’re not Connecting with Your Deskless and Dispersed Employees

In all honesty, communicating with deskless employees has never been easy to begin with. Technology has done a lot to help but even as our work culture increasingly shifts toward mobility, teleworking, and the freelance economy,  communication challenges have also evolved, multiplied, and become very complex. Not to be over dramatic, a small business can still clear […]

Employee Satisfaction Survey Templates That Still Work in 2017

Employee Satisfaction Survey Templates That Still Work in 2017

[HAMILTON] You strike me as a woman who has never been satisfied [ANGELICA] I’m sure I don’t know what you mean. You forget yourself [HAMILTON] You’re like me. I’m never satisfied [ANGELICA] Is that right? [HAMILTON] I have never been satisfied [ANGELICA] My name is Angelica Schuyler [HAMILTON] Alexander Hamilton (via Genius – From Hamilton […]

How Sodastream Created Daily Employee Engagement with Over 1,000 Deskless Employees

How Sodastream Created Daily Engagement with over 1,000 Deskless Employees

The company Many companies claim to “revolutionize” or “disrupt” their industry but few actually do. Sodastream is one of those unique companies that actually do as advertised. Speaking of advertising, they’re the ones with the Superbowl commercial that exploded containers of carbonated beverage bottles. If you still haven’t seen their online viral campaign, the third […]

Retail experience personalization for brick and mortar tips

7 Ways Shopping Experience Personalization Can Increase Brick & Mortar Revenue

If you’re an old geezer like me, you might remember the theme song of the 1980s sitcom “Cheers”. It says that “sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name”. When it comes to retail, most clients want just that. According to research, 46 percent of shoppers will buy more from a retailer that […]

How to Choose a Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Provider? The Ultimate Guide

How to Choose a Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Provider? The Ultimate Guide

Days spent with position unfilled: 45 Hours spent reviewing 200 resumes: Feels like forever Hours spent re-reviewing the 50 or so you didn’t toss straight in the bin: Too many to count Hours spent setting up interviews with ten semi-finalists: Don’t care anymore as long as they show up Hours spent on interviews: It feels like one long […]

How One Retailer Reduced Communication Costs by 90%

How One Retailer Reduced Internal Communication Costs by 90% Using This Amazing Tool

There are many ways to reduce your operational cost and increase employee engagement. The ambitious goal of our “Small Business Hackers” blog is to cover (almost) every way possible. But, for this blog post we want to do what certain members of our team cannot stop doing, talk about ourselves. And our favorite topic is […]


How to Successfully Manage a Contingent Workforce During the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly… and beef up your workforce to maximize revenues and efficiency. But, obviously, there’s a lot more to managing a contingent workforce than just hiring. So we’re here to share our tips for effective human resource management for the holiday season. Get ready to embrace your holiday shoppers, not get trampled […]

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