Tag: global workforce

How to Build a Global Workforce Without Falling into Compliance Traps

The rise of the global gig economy and its transformative impact on the workforce cannot be denied. Location-based services such as rideshares and food delivery are ubiquitous, and online gig assignments account for up to 12.5% of the global labor force according to The World Bank Group’s report, Working Without Borders. The surge allows companies […]

Progress and Potential: The Evolution of the Global Workplace for LGBTQ+ Employees

It’s no secret that both the American and global workplace has undergone a radical transformation in recent years. While hybrid workspaces have redefined where many of us work, a growing culture shift has redefined how many of us work – specifically, with the adoption of policies that have improved the work environment for LGBTQ+ employees. […]

The Value of Bilingualism and Multilingualism in the Workplace

In today’s globalized business landscape, the ability to communicate across linguistic barriers is more than just a nice-to-have—it’s a competitive imperative. As businesses expand their reach, the value of bilingualism and multilingualism in the workplace becomes increasingly evident. But with the rise of translation tools, is human multilingualism still as crucial as it once was? […]

Embrace the Global Workforce with Minimal Risk and Maximum Reward

In today’s interconnected world, traditional workforce concepts are rapidly changing. Some might even argue they have all but evaporated. As technology advances and communication barriers diminish, companies increasingly are tapping into the global talent pool to fuel growth, expand reach, and cut costs. This paradigm shift, which began a decade ago but accelerated with the […]

How to Build a Collaborative and Interconnected Global Workforce

Building and sustaining collaborative, interconnected teams is challenging, especially when managing a distributed global workforce. Before the pandemic disrupted people’s personal and professional lives, employee engagement and well-being were on a 10-year upswing, but that trend was upended. A 2022 Gallup survey found that just 32% of employees are engaged at work. Instead, employees resonate […]

The Rise of Deskless Workers and How To Engage Them

Deskless workers now make up 80% of the global workforce. That’s around 2.7 billion people working outside the traditional office environment and independent of conventional workplace norms. That’s also 2.7 billion employees who, compared with the traditional 9-to-5 workforce, need a new approach from companies in the way they communicate because they aren’t sitting in front of a desk […]

Q&A: Workplace Trends to Leave Behind in 2022

As important as it is to predict, adapt, and embrace change, it’s just as important to recognize when the past should stay in the past. Workplace trends are constantly changing. Sometimes, it’s more beneficial to put a strategy to rest than let it overshadow new trends.