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Are ‘Gig’ Platforms Important to Contingent Work Momentum?

While employers give increased attention to attracting and managing part-time employees, a report from the Conference Board suggests that the growth of “non-traditional” workers, such as contingent and gig workers has, in fact, barely grown since the mid-1990s. That’s particularly striking here in the HR technology world, since the impact of online labor platforms seems […]

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Q&A: HR & Procurement are Thinking More About ‘Total Workforce’

As the workforce evolves to include fewer W-2 employees, more vendors are exploring systems that allow companies to manage their people in a unified way, regardless of whether they’re full-time or contingent. The challenge goes beyond technology: It involves culture, collaboration between HR and Procurement and a retuning of management’s mindset. SAP, with its SuccessFactors […]

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SAP Fieldglass Adds 4 to Digital Partner Network

SAP Fieldglass has added four new services to its Digital Partner Network: Toptal, Trusted Health, First Advantage and TalentWave. With them, Fieldglass customers gain the ability to conduct searches for more specialized workers, background checks, verify certifications and improve payment processes. Expanding the network is intended to give Fieldglass users “more options to scale and […]

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Beeline’s New Platform Combines VMS With IQNavigator’s

Beeline, which provides contingent-workforce sourcing and management solutions as part of its vendor management systems, introduced Beeline One, “a new unified experience” that will provide single-login access to the solutions of both the Beeline and IQNavigator platforms. Beeline was acquired from Adecco in 2016 by the private equity firm GTCR, IQNavigator’s owner. GTCR merged the […]

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Deloitte Trends Report Hints Companies Must Simultaneously Engage Employees, Customers

Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report argues that businesses must take on a new leadership role in today’s society, and hints that changes in workforce dynamics might put expanding engagement efforts at the center of their strategies. As the use of advanced technologies like artificial intelligence, automation and workforce analytics continue to spread, employers […]

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ShiftPixy Adds IBM Watson to Gig Worker Management Service

Gig-worker platform provider ShiftPixy has integrated IBM’s Watson across its platform to improve its user experience. Specifically, the company said its current mobile gateway app uses Watson to power its entire employee enrollment process. With Watson’s AI capabilities, Irvine, Calif.-based ShiftPixy said it can now guide new hires “by a conversation with our chatbot ‘Pixy,’ […]

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When Will Contingent + FT Employees = 1 Workforce?

It’s almost a given that contingent workers are going to play a larger role in workforce strategies, and observers seem unanimous in their view that HCM technology vendors will work on developing better ways not only to account for contract workers in their planning, but also to better integrate them into the workforce, track their […]

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