The Gig Economy: Freelancer Best Practices

It’s no secret that the modern workforce is changing. In an era where more value is being placed on workplace autonomy, flexibility and freedom, the gig economy is becoming the new normal. So much so, that 36% workers work in the gig economy (in some form or another). As a product of technology, the gig […]

What to Expect: Work Trends for 2020

There has been a LOT of talk this past year about The Future of Work and what this new workforce will look like. There’s no denying that the way we work has changed drastically throughout the past decade and will continue to do so in the year to come. But what exactly should companies expect? […]

Flexibility is Key to Finding Top Retail Talent

The evolution of the Gig Economy has demanded a drastic shift in the way companies hire and retain their employees. Retailers are finding themselves right in the middle of this shift by needing to adopt on-demand technology in order to staff their stores. Retail workers are at the heart of the business. Without them, sales […]

How to Utilize On-Demand Staffing for the Holidays

Hiring for the holiday season is already well underway, and if you’re a brand supporting your retailer partners with staff, then you know how difficult it can be to hire and schedule such an enormous fleet of seasonal workers. When staffing, especially during the critical hiring season, it can be tough to create a balanced […]

It’s 10 am, Do You Know Where Your Employees Are?

If you manage a remote team of workers, then you know how hard it is to oversee your employees. Right now, you’re probably calling or emailing each employee to create their schedule and then, at the end of the week, manually sorting through timesheets and hoping all of the information on them is correct. What’s […]

The Key to Success at Retail: Your Sales Team

Brick-And-Mortar stores aren’t going away. No matter how much you may read about the impending doom of the retail environment, the truth is that 90% of purchases are still made in a store. That’s huge! While overall, online sales as a portion of retail sales have grown year over year, it still only accounts for […]

Managing Supply And Demand For The Flexible Workforce

By Rob Balfour, VP Enterprise Sales, AllWork  To leverage any flexible workforce effectively, you first need to ensure that that the right employee, with the appropriate skill sets, are doing the right jobs. this will provide an optimal balance between labor supply and labor demand, which will yield optimal ROI. If your workforce management process […]

5 Ways Technology Can Help you Increase Sales at Retail

Overseeing a team of remote retail workers certainly comes with its challenges. It’s hard to know exactly where your budget is having the most impact or which of your employees are performing the best if you’re using slow, outdated management methods. Increasing sales of your brand at retail is always top-of-mind, but how exactly do […]

Creating Your Own On-Demand Workforce – A New Era of Work

By Rob Balfour, VP Enterprise Sales, AllWork  As a society, we embrace instant gratification. We crave getting something the moment we realize we want it. I won’t speak for everyone, but the majority of us know this is true. Let’s discuss instant gratification as it relates to jobs and the trend of an increasing number […]