Businesses Should Look to the Freelance Economy to Deliver Superior Field Service Outcomes

–NICK HEINZMAN with SPEND MATTERS Managing a modern-day field service function presents numerous challenges to business leaders. Consistently getting the right person for a service request to the right place at the right time has only become more difficult in today’s hyper-competitive, on-demand business environment. Because of this, field services spend, which often includes services essential to… Continue reading Businesses Should Look to the Freelance Economy to Deliver Superior Field Service Outcomes

The Gig Economy and the Rise of Nontraditional Work

DIPLOMATIC COURIER by Hannah Bergstrom The sharing economy, which brought about the spectacular rise of services such as Uber, TaskRabbit, and Grubhub has brought about the rise of nontraditional, part-time, and temporary jobs. Additionally, the economic changes brought on by the Great Recession of the late 2000s have increased the need for nontraditional jobs—also known… Continue reading The Gig Economy and the Rise of Nontraditional Work

The Impact Of Impending Labor Shortages On Field Service

by Michael R. Blumberg One of the most pressing concerns among field service executives is the impending shortage of skilled workers. These concerns are well-founded. The U.S. labor market is expected to face a shortage of approximately 8.2 million workers by 2027, reports Thomas Lee, head of research at Fundstrat Global Advisors.  The U.S. labor… Continue reading The Impact Of Impending Labor Shortages On Field Service

How the gig economy could help close the skills gap

By Gregory Ferenstein, contractor with Tech4America, a San Francisco-based tech policy nonprofit. Former President Obama often referred to the “train and pray” trap of workforce education, in which people intensively bury themselves in books and hope that there’s a job waiting for them on the other side of a credential.  In a new economic analysis,… Continue reading How the gig economy could help close the skills gap

New CompTIA Partner, Techadox, exhibiting at ChannelCon 2018!

The business of technology is changing, and so is ChannelCon. If your business builds, sells, influences or drives the adoption of technology, ChannelCon is the one event you don’t want to miss this year. Visit Washington, DC, July 31st to August 2 and you’ll not only walk away with new ideas and tools you can… Continue reading New CompTIA Partner, Techadox, exhibiting at ChannelCon 2018!

How A.I. Can (And Can’t) Take The Headache Out Of Talent Recruitment

Article by @KarstenStrauss featured on Forbes.com emphasizes the need for the hands-on, assisted insourcing when staffing provided by companies like Techadox. Searching for people to fill jobs requires a lot of research. Experience, skill sets, salary expectations, coordinating interviews, and numerous other issues must be addressed to match worker to employer. Artificial intelligence and machine… Continue reading How A.I. Can (And Can’t) Take The Headache Out Of Talent Recruitment

Techadox To Play Key Role At Field Service USA 2018 Conference

The new contingent labor platform will sponsor the Field Service USA Conference, the premiere gathering of service, support, and customer care leaders. Techadox is hitting the ground running in the field service market, as the company announces their sponsorship of the Field Service USA 2018 Conference. Field Service USA Conference is the leading convention for… Continue reading Techadox To Play Key Role At Field Service USA 2018 Conference

Operational Agility in the Age of On-Demand Field Service

With emerging technology and the IT industry developing day by day, the traditional concept of contingent workforce management must grow and develop to optimize the way work gets done. The data found in the Ardent Partners’ market research numbers tells the story: “40% of today’s total global workforce is comprised of non-employee talent, including independent… Continue reading Operational Agility in the Age of On-Demand Field Service