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Human Resources vs. Procurement: Who Manages The Contingent Workforce?

For most organizations, human capital is often considered one of their biggest assets. With the rise of gig economy however, companies have been adopting a more flexible and fluid model and have begun to depend more on contingent workers and independent consultants. Now a functional dilemma arises before hiring this contingent workforce – considering...

Survival of The Re-Skilled!

1.4 million jobs to be disrupted by 2026 due to technology. Whenever a new technology emerges, it becomes easy to see what jobs it might replace. The challenge may be to envision what kind of new jobs may be born in the future. A decade ago, artists used to work with copywriters in order...

Staffing Trends for 2018

  The staffing industry provides career opportunities and workplace solutions for some 16 million Americans each year which makes a vital contribution to the United States’ workforce and economy. The industry generated $428 billion in revenue worldwide in 2016, according to the “Global Staffing Industry Market Estimates and Forecast: May 2017 Update” released by...

The Rise of Bitcoin: Is It Time To Rethink Cyber Security

  What is a Bitcoin? Bitcoin has gained tremendous attention in recent times. Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency or digital money. Cryptocurrency can be classified as virtual currency or alternative currency to a facilitate transaction. The entire process relies on a real-time ledger of the transaction in blockchain . Bitcoin is the first kind...

Cloud: An Imperative Need for SMBs

The frequent upgrading of IT systems is no longer termed better; it is rather tagged as essential. Coping up with IT advancements ensures that you are not rendered obsolete.  One of the most discussed technologies is Cloud, which has evolved itself from a ‘nice-to-have’ to a ‘must-be-there’. Unlike the Legacy Era, Cloud is no...

Cyber Security Strategy for Small Businesses

The internet has enabled businesses of all sizes, all around the world to reach newer and larger markets, tapping into new streams of opportunities by leveraging computer-based tools. Whether businesses are planning for entire cloud computing suits or just using email and maintaining a simple website, cyber-security should be an important part of the...

Managing the Millennials

Although there are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends, demographers and researchers often refer to them as individuals born between the years 1982 and 1993. Millennial characteristics vary by region, depending on socio-economic conditions. However, the generation is generally marked by an increased use and familiarity with communications, media, and...

New Staffing Trends and Techniques For 2017

It is time to start planning for 2017 and the best way to do that is to take a look at 2016 and analytically predict trends for this year. Assessing these trends will enable you to identify hiring practices in the industry, and help you shape your company’s talent acquisition and talent retaining polices....