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PerkSpot Raises $50 Million, Proving Workers Like, Um, Perks

If you haven’t experienced ghosting, the trend of candidates and employees disappearing without warning, you’ve most certainly heard of it. It’s a real serious problem, apparently. And even if your company hasn’t fallen
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Labour force rises but not employment

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard Fiscal 2018-19 is turning out to be a difficult year on the employment front. The first quarter had seen the labour participation rate fall to 42.7 per cent
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The Return to Work Syndrome: The Unique Challenges Women Face Reentering the Workforce

Going from one reality to another frequently presents challenges. Women returning to work after an absence (most notably after having children), experience a unique set of challenges. I’m coining the manifestation of these challenges “
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Why Does It Take You So Long to Pay Your Gig Workers?

With the rise of the gig economy and a wider swath of Americans defining work on their own terms, the assumption of slow payments isn’t as safe as it once was. Gig workers — the independent contractor crowd — are...
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Labor Department Says Gig Workers Are Fewer Than Thought

The gig economy is smaller than we think. Or maybe, it’s how we think of the gig economy that has resulted in estimates that a third of the workforce are part of it and that 57 million people earned money...
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Come Journey With Us Through the Career of a 21st Century Worker

Note: This article is part of an occasional series dedicated to exploring the contribution of human capital assets (people!) to the valuation of a business. Welcome to The New ROI: Return on Individuals.  I was looking
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California Court’s Worker Classification Ruling Has Broad Implications for Gig Workers

A three-part test announced Monday by the California Supreme Court has far-reaching implications for who in the state can be classified as an independent contractor. The 7-0 decision in a case brought by drivers working for a delivery company