Upwork CEO Pushing to Build a Freelance Economy at Scale
Upwork CEO Pushing to Build a Freelance Economy at Scale

The world’s largest freelancing network Upwork raised $187 million in their initial public offering this week. They currently have 375,000 freelancers working for nearly 500,000 clients.

Search Marketers Should Reframe Around Precision Marketing
Search Marketers Should Reframe Around Precision Marketing

If you are just starting your career as a search marketer, Amanda Richman, CEO of Wavemaker which is the second largest media agency network in the world, says that you should “reframe it around precision marketing instead of search.”

Amazon SVP on $15 Minimum: We Decided That This Was a Place We Could Lead Now
Amazon SVP on $15 Minimum: We Decided That This Was a Place We Could Lead Now

Amazon announced today that effective November 1st they are raising the minimum wage in the U.S. to $15 per hour. They are also raising the minimum in the U.K similarily.

KENTECH Launches ClarityIQ, Bringing Predictive Analytics to the Hiring Process
KENTECH Launches ClarityIQ, Bringing Predictive Analytics to the Hiring Process

Kenneth Coats, founder, and CEO of KENTECH Consulting says that “the lesson I would pass on to other entrepreneurs is to simplify.”

How to Find Seasonal Employees For Your Small Business When Unemployment is Low
How to Find Seasonal Employees For Your Small Business When Unemployment is Low

Unfortunately for retailers, finding extra employees won’t be easy. The US job market is very worker-friendly at the moment, thanks to the record low unemployment rate.

For HR, the Key to the Future is Embracing Technology for the Betterment of Humans
For HR, the Key to the Future is Embracing Technology for the Betterment of Humans

Anything that cannot be automated or digitized becomes more valuable and that is going to be the tough part for HR. We are moving to a world where emotional intelligence is becoming just as important as IQ for HR managers.

How to Tell When Employee Morale is Suffering (And What to Do About It)
How to Tell When Employee Morale is Suffering (And What to Do About It)

Most business owners would agree that employee morale is vital to a company’s success. Satisfied…

Why Walmart's Employee Package Delivery Plan Failed
Why Walmart’s Employee Package Delivery Plan Failed

In June of 2017, Walmart announced that it wanted to tap its massive workforce of…

US House of Representatives Passes JOBS Act 3.0, Bill Aims to Help Small Businesses Get More Funding
US House of Representatives Passes JOBS Act 3.0, Bill Aims to Help Small Businesses Get More Funding

Small businesses won big on Tuesday night when the House of Representatives passed JOBS Act…

eBay's Stock Takes Massive Tumble, Company Axes 300 Employees
eBay’s Stock Takes Massive Tumble, Company Axes 300 Employees

This is not a good week for eBay. The company’s stocks took a massive tumble…