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

Independent Workers Feeling More Secure

The 2018 MBO Partners State of Independence in America paints a nuanced picture of the 42 million Americans who work independently as independent professionals, contractors, consultants, freelancers, side giggers and more.   In this eighth year of the report, the longest-running comprehensive look at the independent workforce, American independents emerge as strong, mature, and satisfied.  Even… Continue reading Independent Workers Feeling More Secure

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 world is changing:’ Why the contingent workforce isn’t going away

Follow Kathryn Moody on Twitter HR professionals are commonly told to “do more with less.  But if necessity is the mother of invention, disruption is the family member looming in the background holding a rolled up newspaper. Tightening resources, changing technologies and frustrated employees calling for more flexibility have forced HR professionals to find adaptable… Continue reading ‘The world is changing:’ Why the contingent workforce isn’t going away

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

Cloud services dominate business strategy, making the SLA vital for success

According to a 2018 Gartner study, the public cloud market will grow by 21.4% in 2018 alone, accounting for more than $186 billion in revenues for the IT industry. In three years, the total revenue for cloud computing services is expected to exceed $300 billion—a number many would consider relatively conservative. Whether it is software-as-a-service… Continue reading Cloud services dominate business strategy, making the SLA vital for success

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