In honor of National Small Business Week, Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small businesses are embracing agile workforces due to “greater interest among workers for flexible work arrangements.” The data is a specific cut of results from small business respondents to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report, which explores U.S. business hiring.
Two years ago, Paycor’s HR team began experimenting with an agile approach to project management. Agile is a term you’ve probably heard of (Amazon lists more than 1,000 books on the subject), but it has yet to be widely adopted by HR departments.
As 2017 comes to a close and the talent landscape continues to evolve, Randstad US released its expert analysis on hiring and workplace trends for the next year. With employment increasing by an average of 167,000 jobs per month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the labor market remains competitive, and employers will need […]
New global research from Globoforce and IBM discusses the ineffectiveness of workplace bureaucracy in a time of growing complexity, change, and competition—and provides insights on how organizations can “effectively get out of the way by providing the right environment and context” by dismantling bureaucracy and energizing their employees to make their workforce more adaptable and […]
If you work in a company of any scale you’ve undoubtedly heard of Agile. Originally conceived as a software development process, “agile” is being applied broadly across entire organizations. This is forcing traditionally non-tech practices, like HR, to rethink how they operate. While agile practices offer many tactical practices for teams to undertake, it is […]