The “Next Normal” of Work: Hybrid and Flexible Arrangements

The “Next Normal” of Work: Hybrid and Flexible Arrangements As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, companies are reassessing their work policies and considering how to adapt to the “next normal” of work. Deloitte Canada is one such company that has embraced hybrid working arrangements, with about one-fifth of its regional workforce of 1,500 people […]

Boosting Worker Productivity: Tips and Strategies for Improved Engagement and Performance

Boosting Worker Productivity Declining Productivity Are you worried about declining worker productivity at your company? You’re not alone. In recent years, we’ve seen a significant drop in productivity, with this year marking the first time since 1983 that three straight quarters of year-over-year drops in average productivity per worker have been recorded. This decline in […]

Secure Your Future: The Benefits of Career Cushioning

Are you looking for ways to feel more secure in your employment situation and prepare for any potential changes in the future? “Career cushioning” may be the solution you are looking for! This trend involves taking proactive steps to create a backup plan for your employees in case of an unexpected job loss. By taking […]

Holiday Hiring Challenges: Are You Prepared

It’s that time of year again – the holiday season is upon us, and with it comes the need for seasonal workers to help with the increased demand. However, this year may be a bit more difficult for employers looking to hire temporary staff, as new data shows that job postings for the holiday season […]

3 Reasons Why It’s Smart To Befriend Other Gig Workers

  Perhaps you actively chose gig work because you enjoy the flexibility of moving from one project to the next. This is certainly a benefit that the typical 9-to-5 job does not offer, but it also comes with a potential drawback. When you work at several short-term assignments rather than a consistent employer, you could miss the opportunity […]

Stay Organized: Our Favorite Physical And Digital Forms Of Time Management

There are a lot of great ways to stay organized. Which one’s best for you depends on whether you like to manage your time through physical or digital means. Some people prefer to have something they can hold in their hands. Others are happier with the convenience of online options. No matter which one you […]

How To Network As A Gig Worker

  Gig work is becoming a more popular option all the time. According to a February 2020 survey conducted by the leading human resources company SHRM, 47 percent of executives are searching for contractors for high-level positions such as managers. Additionally, the Federal Reserve states that up to 75 million people in the United States meet the […]

3 Apps to Help Effectively Manage Your Time as an Independent Worker

  As a gig worker or freelancer, time quite literally is money. Many people think that independent workers have it set because they get to create their own hours. But, many of us know that isn’t necessarily true. Technically you can make your own schedule at times. But, more often than not you are choosing […]