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Wendy Gottfried to Join AllWork as They Transform the Management of In-Store Talent for Brands and Retailers in the Beauty Industry
Wendy Gottfried will be joining AllWork as Vice President of Business Development. Gottfried joins AllWork with over 20 years of experience within the retail and beauty business. Previously, Wendy served as Vice President Divisional Merchandise Manager of Beauty, Fragrance, Lingerie and Swimwear at Saks Fifth Avenue.
AllWork is taking a page from Uber’s playbook and is looking to connect beauty brands and retailers with the right sales talent through a new app. Not only does the mobile app provide access to talent when and where it is needed, it is a mobile management tool for all aspects of managing the beauty business.
On September 28 in New York, a first-time conference called Beauty & Money will be held. In anticipation of the event, a panel of industry leaders have made their picks for the beauty-related businesses they believe are the most innovative and those companies will be presenting at the conference.
The Future of Staffing: Cloud-Based Staffing Platforms Make On-Demand Staffing Possible
It’s clear that in order to optimize their staffing process, companies need to move to an on-demand staffing model. To do so, they need one cloud-based platform that will provide them with all of the resources they need in one place. By being able to tap into a vertically specific talent pool, hiring managers can find qualified talent fast while management software gives them the ability to schedule talent on-demand, manage their budgets, and process payroll — all in the same place.
On-demand staffing, the idea that companies can engage their staff only when they need them and where they need them, is poised for a breakout year in 2018, according to Glenn Laumeister, CEO of AllWork, a software and services platform that enables on-demand talent sourcing, management, and payment.
The gig economy may seem like it’s still among the latest financial trends, but in fact, it’s already starting to evolve into its next form: on-demand labor. AllWork, this Uber-of-X model has potential across every vertical that leverages an hours-based employment model.
What is the new Millennial path-to-employment?
We asked 1,000 people in the job market in order to understand the good, the bad, and the effective, in how Millennials look for work today. We partnered with Women’s Marketing to conduct the survey.
Officially launched this week, AllWork is a work platform that enables consumer brands to place brand and product freelancer specialists into assignments at stores of any number of different retail businesses. From our perspective, AllWork is a truly instructive example of how digital work platforms can and will enable completely new ways of arranging work.
Demand for high levels of service in the beauty department is at fever pitch as retailers strive to keep shoppers in brick-and-mortar stores.
Online shopping is convenient, but beauty remains a high-touch category. “Beauty talent is the heartbeat of the industry. They [beauty advisers] are the ultimate influencers and without them, sales stop,” explained Scott Gurfein, the founder of skin-care brand Freeze 24-7.
While working with a solution for his own needs, Gurfein and a team of industry professionals crafted AllWork, a platform streamlining the process for brands and retailers of finding, managing and paying talent.
Is staffing getting Ubered? AllWork is a recently launched, on-demand retail staffing platform that connects beauty brands and retailers with ideal freelancers that will help create effective in-store experiences for browsing customers.
According to the company, 33% of the workforce in the United States is made up of freelancers. This is expected to rise to 40% by the year 2020.
AllWork, a platform that connects freelancer talent with brands and retailers, launched today with the goal of transforming the retail industry as it moves to an on-demand staffing model.
An incredible one-third of the US workforce is comprised of freelancers, and it is predicted by an Intuit study that 40% will be freelancers by 2020. This shift, in particular among Millennials, has triggered a huge change in today's workforce and employers must adapt.
There is no shortage of retail technology businesses, but AllWork is the first to focus on the people who make sales happen. Having the right person in the right store at the right time can very literally be the difference between success and failure in a retailer.
If you are a brand owner or are responsible for sales, you’ve probably experienced it the hard way. Does this sound familiar? While reviewing sales by door you notice sales in a particular door plummet, and after a little digging you find out the person selling your brand and making the sales happen wasn’t there for the period in question. What follows is a scramble to find out why there was no coverage, or fill the position and stop the decline in sales.
If your retail business wants to keep up with growing presence of online, you can’t just put anyone in your store to sell, you need the right person representing your brand and your product in person. The only question is, where do you start to look for someone like this; the answer is AllWork.
The on-demand freelancer staffing for the retail industry pairs up the most fitting talent to your company so that staffing retail is no longer a pain point. The startup that counts a number of Fortune 500 companies as clients is changing the in-store experience by engage customers with the right talent, at the right time.
CEW- AllWork Millennial Survey Shows New Path-To-Employment
The beauty industry is obsessed with millennials as consumers, but it’s also laser focused on attracting the best millennial talent to their organizations. This report by AllWork and Women's Marketing shows that brands need to be more cognizant of how potential employees, specifically Millennials, perceive their businesses. In the same way consumers now “own” brand identities, employees are in control of the path to employment.
AllWork‘s sole purpose is to help locate, vet, manage and pay workers on the retail floor. We sat down with AllWork’s CEO, Glenn Laumeister, to learn more about how the company came to be, the service it’s providing and what it hopes for the future.
Meant for retail stores, AllWork allows them to hire, manage and pay retail staff without all the headaches of finding and onboarding those workers. Retail is changing and many stores now hire from outside service providers to staff up when needed.
Defining the B2B On-Demand and Outsourced Talent Market
AllWork has been included among the most important platforms for retail brands to leverage external tech and labor resources in a recent research report conducted by Catalyst Investors, who took a look at the on-demand talent market and the rise of the freelance economy.
Now more than ever, with the rise of the freelance economy and the flexible workforce, top companies are outsourcing their talent market and AllWork is excited to be a part of this new shift in workforce management.