Today’s talent landscape is rife with peaks and valleys. While the talent pool is shrinking, nontraditional employment opportunities are growing. As a consequence, more employers are filling open job vacancies with contingent workers, which are any workers who do not receive a W2 directly from their employer (temporary workers, freelancers, independent contractors, and statement of work engagements).
You’ve heard of blockchain, but do you know exactly what it is, how it works, or why? The term “blockchain” has been made famous by its empowerment of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, but the technology is finding a space in other industries as well. At Broadleaf, we’re here to help you make sense of this evolving technology and find different ways to use it to your advantage.
For better or worse, AI and automation are disrupting the workplace. We know that new innovations will have a significant impact on businesses, employees, and the global economy—but how? The impact goes both ways. While an estimated 370 million jobs will be lost to AI and automation, the new technologies are also making way for new career opportunities. Business leaders and organizations that fail to prepare for AI and automation now may be at risk of losing productivity and cost savings across the board.