The gig economy and social media are closely related. The two have grown side by side, and both have forever changed the way we work, live, and play. But has the internet brought us together or isolated us? It seems that despite being connected by a web of technology, we are segregated. Social media is siloed. Gig workers are on their own. Big Data knows more about us than we know about each other. Perhaps there’s a future of work in which technology can bring us back together?
A Frightfully Fun Halloween Staffing Story Based on the Classic "Monkey's Paw"
I remember that autumn well, and a sinister encounter with Monkey's Paw Placements. I fear I shall not soon forget the events of that night. It was on the eve of a terrible storm, and I had settled in beside a comforting fire blazing in the hearth. On the mantle, the mischievous grimace of a jack-o’-lantern seemed to chuckle as the candle within flickered from sporadic gusts that escaped the chimney. Outside, the[...]
A Spooky Halloween Staffing Poem to Enjoy
“Is there anybody there?” said the Recruiter, Rapping the moonlit office door; His horse’s tail, sere and withered, brushed the Faded brand it bore: A staffing livery, old and dated, A relic of years long past: And a yellowing requisition lay In the brittle autumn grass: Only a host of phantom customers That haunted the office halls Stood listening in silence, To a voice from forgotten calls: Stood rattling the cobwebs on darkened cubicles, Beside[...]