The employment landscape has changed. Can your business keep up?

By Glenn Laumeister, AllWork CEO The nature of work is changing fast. Not long ago, Americans expected to spend years or even decades with the same employer, building unwavering careers that offered plenty of stability but left little room for freedom and reinvention. Now more than one-third of the U.S. working population – 36% – […]

Gig Workers Are Now 36% of the US Workforce

According to the most recent  American Opportunity Survey by McKinsey & Company, an incredible 36% of employed respondents identified as independent contractors. This is a huge jump from the 2016 reported number of 27% of the working population. The survey includes anyone who identified as a contract, freelance, temporary, or gig worker. While previous estimates […]

Freelancers Wait 3X Longer Than Full-Time Employees to Get Paid

Hiring and paying freelancers looks a lot different than full-time employees. Those who choose the freelancing lifestyle usually do so in order to have more flexibility in their schedules and to achieve a better work/life balance. This need for flexibility also extends to freelancer payments. Unfortunately, most companies have a bad track record when it comes […]

Why Your Business Should Hire Consultants

The consulting industry is booming in the United States with the number of consultants growing to 734,000 in 2020. More of the workforce has been looking for an alternative to the traditional 9-5 career. Over the past few years, a flexible career has become the route of choice and many are turning to these consulting […]

Remote Work Has Increased 159% in 12 years

Working remotely is just one of the ways our professional lives have changed as a result of the pandemic. In the past five years, the number of remote workers in the US has jumped by 44%. Over the past 12 years, that number is an astounding 159%. And it shows no sign of slowing down. […]

The Great Resignation Means More Freelancers

Last year, over 47 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs in a mass exit from the workforce that is now widely known as the Great Resignation. According to a new global survey by PwC, one in five say they are likely to switch jobs in the next 12 months. While a record-breaking number of workers are quitting their […]

What is a “Freelance Lite” Employee?

This week, Forbes writer Jon Younger touched on an interesting new topic related to the world of flexible work. We’ve all seen drastic changes in the workforce over the past few years with the pandemic and the subsequent Great Resignation upending how we think about employee engagement, employee satisfaction, and the future of the workplace. […]

The Top Freelance Jobs In 2022

The number of workers in the US choosing freelance work over traditional 9-5 jobs has exploded in recent years. With about 60 million people in the US now freelancing, businesses need to start thinking about how to tap into this new flexible workforce. Hiring managers are feeling the pressure to hire and retain top talent, […]

3 Contractor Compliance Challenges & How to Avoid Them

If you’re working with a flexible, contractor workforce, then you’ve no doubt spent time thinking about compliance. Overseeing this type of workforce is much different from the way you manage and oversee your full-time employees. There are different compliance risks that come with classifying, managing, and paying your freelancers, contractors, consultants and anyone else who […]