Millions of young Americans are experiencing a “quarter-life crisis.” They understand that the economy and the nature of work have changed forever. Talent today want more bang for their buck. They want to leave a mark, make a contribution, have a purpose. In short, they’re seeking a calling more than a career. They crave meaning, autonomy, and exploration. Managing one’s vocation successfully is no different than managing a business. And that’s why the contingent workforce has the power to[...]
Structural changes are occurring in the way newer workers want to be, or expect to be, recruited. As we’ve detailed in past articles, online staffing platforms are poised to become formidable and influential forces in the talent wars of the future. Online staffing solutions allow freelancers and self-employed service providers to sell their services directly to businesses or consumers, in a system that encourages open dialog, socialization, community and collaboration.