Of the many business trends kicked off in 2020, one of the most prominent was the accelerated digitalization of business operations. Global lockdowns forced companies to adopt internet-based technologies to stay in business and spurred consumers to use online services more often to perform daily activities and stay entertained. Nearly every industry was impacted by […]
Welcome to the summer of 2021. We have turned the pandemic corner. Over half of the US population is vaccinated and on the move. For the first time since March 2020, the US Transportation Security Administration recently recorded more than 2 million screens in a single day. And data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics […]
Employers and their in-house legal departments faced novel challenges this past year as they navigated the Covid-19 pandemic and a fully remote workforce.
Now, as state and local restrictions ease, employers are once again charting a new course — this time, how to bring employees back into the office safely. Employers must evaluate certain legal considerations […]
When a company seeks to outsource a project, it can utilize a talent platform to find a capable freelancer/contractor. However, bigger companies frequently look to fill teams with a large group of freelancers, which some of these technologies are not equipped for. Furthermore, some platform companies may not cover the entire hiring, administration and payment […]
While the Covid-19 pandemic makes its retreat in the US, the economy is making a comeback with a booming labor market. The Pride Global MSP and staffing companies — Pride One, Russell Tobin, Pride Health and Pride Now — are seeing client demand exceed anything we’ve ever experienced.
At the same time, this past year of […]
One of the most enduring legacies of the past year is the renewed focus on social issues, inequality and injustices, which the Covid-19 health crisis and the resulting economic downturn only served to exacerbate.
While countless organizations made public commitments to diversity and equitable treatment for all employees, the pandemic highlights glaring inequities that organizations are […]
In March, the WBC Staffing Council, a workstream within the Women Business Collaborative, published the results of the staffing industry’s first diversity survey. Published in partnership with the American Staffing Association, National Association of Professional Staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts and the TechServe Alliance, the survey found that, despite the fact that our industry employs women […]
Confidentiality agreements, or CAs, have long been a useful tool for employers and staffing professionals, but have recently taken on a newfound applicability due to increased numbers of people working remotely as a result of Covid-19. Confidential information is no longer confined within the four walls of an employer’s building. Given this new reality, staffing […]
I finally landed my dream job, but it’s been a journey that that includes a college career cut short, a pandemic-related furlough, continued commitment to personal and professional growth, patient persistence — and a helpful recruiter and staffing firm.
Last year, I had a corporate job working as an executive assistant for a hotel in New […]
The MeToo Movement, Black Lives Matter and the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg have heightened awareness, but moreover created a catalyst for social justice. There is an awakened conscience, with candidates and clients increasingly interested in understanding how staffing firms are responding to social issues. Is it part of the company fabric? […]