What is a Labor Cloud?

The world of work is changing and it’s changing fast. More and more companies have recognized the need to shift to a more flexible workforce. By hiring specialized workers and having them work on-demand when and where they are needed, companies can save valuable time and resources. However, this new workforce comes with its own […]

Defining Your Workforce Management Process

To leverage any flexible workforce effectively, you first need to ensure that that the right employee, with the appropriate skill sets, are doing the right jobs. this will provide an optimal balance between labor supply and labor demand, which will yield optimal ROI. If your workforce management process is not functioning effectively, flexible workforce optimization will be […]

What is Time Stealing?

If you manage a remote team of workers, then you know how hard it is to oversee your employees. Right now, you’re probably calling or emailing each employee to create their schedule and then, at the end of the week, manually sorting through timesheets and hoping all of the information on them is correct. What’s […]

How Workforce Automation Can Save Time & Money

Every day in America, there are 80 million hourly workers that need to be scheduled, managed, trained, and paid. If each of those workers has 5 shifts per week equaling 250 shifts per year, that means that businesses across the country are scheduling an estimated 20 billion shifts per year. That all adds up to […]

Tips for Contingent Workforce Management

As industry needs continue to change, more and more companies are exploring the benefits of a contingent workforce. In fact, as many as 40% of American workers classify as on-demand basis employees, most commonly in the form of freelancers and consultants. A contingent workforce is a flexible and on-demand workforce. A contingent workforce gives companies […]

Technology Driven Retail Talent Management

Overseeing a team of remote retail workers certainly comes with its challenges. It’s hard to know exactly where your budget is having the most impact or which of your employees are performing the best if you’re using slow, outdated retail talent management methods. Implementing talent management tools and one technology platform means that you can […]

Workforce Management Software: 101

There are a lot of thoughts running through a manager’s head at any point in time. From scheduling employees to balancing budgeting, it takes hard work to oversee a team – even more so if that team is remote. Fortunately, the innovative culture of the digital age we are living in means there are new […]

Why the Future Of Work Needs To Be Flexible

What’s driving the movement for workforce flexibility? Millennials. According to a new study by Bentley University, 77% of Millennials say that flexible work hours would make the workplace more productive for people their age. The Millennial generation is made up of people born between 1981 and 1996 meaning that there are roughly 73 Million Millennials in […]

Why You Need a Better Staffing Solution

Nobody knows what your talent needs are better than you. So, if you’re still using a staffing agency, you probably aren’t using the best possible talent for your business. It has become an industry norm for companies to utilize staffing agencies and for staffing agencies to charge you a hefty premium for their services. If […]

How to Use an On-Demand Workforce to Optimize Staffing

Supply chain management has greatly improved the health and efficiency of many companies, but is no longer a technique to bolster competitive advantage – it’s now simply a must-have to compete at all. In searching for new ways to streamline workflows and hedge for risk, many employers need to rethink their workforces as a strategic […]