The internet has been on FIRE about Bitcoin lately. For many, it’s a mysterious subject: a sort of invisible currency, floating around in the ether and whispering promises of lucrative investment opportunities. To others, it’s an old one – Bitcoin has actually been around for almost a decade. So why is it suddenly flooding social media timelines and news feeds across the web? The answer is more fascinating than you might think.
As we discussed in April, close on the heels of VMSA Live 2017, MSPs are entering a new phase of transformation – one that mirrors and complements the evolution of the modern workforce. The original power of contingent workforce management grew from a highly transactional approach that focused on centralization, consolidation and process optimization. Today, the transactional nature of MSPs is giving way to strategic and consultative dynamics. It’s not just the mechanisms of business that[...]
Not long ago, we looked upon freelancing as a desperate measure. During bouts of economic decline, employers concentrated their recruiting efforts on non-traditional talent to keep operations running smoothly while containing the costs associated with full-time employees. Freelancing became a temporary fix for cash-strapped workers struggling to land “gainful employment” in down times. And that’s all changed. Reliance on freelance talent is booming. On-demand workers are powering business[...]
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