Posts Tagged: rising independent workforce

Hiring in the ‘Gig’ Economy: Background Screening Implications

A McKinsey Global Institute report, Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy, finds that up to 162 million people in Europe and the United States—or 20 to 30 percent of the working-age population—engage in some form of independent work. It’s likely your own company engages with independent workers in some capacity or another. The question… Read more »

The Rising Independent Workforce and Its Impact on Your Employment Screening Program

If you’re involved in staffing for your organization, the key statistics highlighted in a recently-released infographic from the workforce collaboration company Mavenlink, shouldn’t surprise you much. From 1995 through 2012, the total workforce of contingent workers grew by an estimated 4.3 million workers and a recent Economist Intelligence Unit report found 61% of senior executives… Read more »