Roundup: Playvox Expands Workforce Planning; Gig Workers Still Face Challenges

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Playvox, a provider of workforce engagement management solutions, expanded its Workforce Management Capacity Planner. Within the Capacity Planner, customers can prepare and forecast for the long-term with regards to staffing and business expenses. The expansion will also help organizations find solutions for issues related to labor shortages, business scaling and rising costs.

The majority of gig workers face a variety of unique and pressing financial challenges as well as a lack effective tools to help them achieve financial stability. According to new research led by nonprofit Commonwealth and supported by Green Dot Corporation, most of today’s gig workers have little or no savings for emergency expenses on top of income instability.

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Remote connectivity and workplace digitalization provider TeamViewer announced a new integration for Slack. It allows users to launch web-based TeamViewer remote access and augmented reality support sessions from within the Slack environment.

Workhuman welcomed Zoe Peterson-Ward as chief customer officer. Her career spans over 30 years, with her most recent role being at Salesforce, where she led customer success. As CCO, Peterson-Ward will lead the global team to help Workhuman customers design recognition and engagement programs.

Partner4Work (P4W) expects to award as much as $8.6 million in funding to organizations that provide workforce services for adults, young adults and dislocated workers.

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