The Gig Economy Versus Traditional During the Shutdown


I’ve been writing about the Gig Economy for over a decade. One of the trends I’ll be watching closely is how gig workers come out of the coronavirus economic shutdown compared to traditional workers. Of course, gig work is what’s helping traditional workers survive during the shutdown. Gig workers are delivering groceries, prescriptions, takeout from … Continue reading The Gig Economy Versus Traditional During the Shutdown

FlexJobs: Survey Says Nearly Half of Military Spouses Feel Discriminated Against


(Courtesy Flexjobs.com) The unemployment rate among military spouses is 16%, more than four times higher than the civilian unemployment rate. According to a FlexJobs and Blue Star Families survey of more than 500 military spouses, nearly half (46%) of military spouses have felt discriminated against in their job search because they are military spouses. Read on for more of … Continue reading FlexJobs: Survey Says Nearly Half of Military Spouses Feel Discriminated Against

FlexJobs Releases 3rd Annual List of Virtual Companies


http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/pensive-woman-looking-through-window-with-feet-up-royalty-free-image/595348209 Highlights 125 That Embrace Remote Work Computer/IT, HR/Recruiting & Education the top three industries for fully virtual companies Boulder, CO, April 4, 2016—For the third year in a row, FlexJobs, a virtual company itself, has analyzed hundreds of companies to find those that operate with fully or heavily distributed workforces. These 125 virtual companies allow all, or … Continue reading FlexJobs Releases 3rd Annual List of Virtual Companies

FlexJobs Warns of Work at Home Scams


http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/stressed-woman-rubbing-her-forehead-at-laptop-royalty-free-image/580503081 National Consumer Protection Week  was March 6-12,  and FlexJobs has detailed three new online scams that specifically target job seekers interested in work-from-home jobs.  These job scams include the reshipping scam, the Post Office scam, and the online interview scam.  According to a FlexJobs survey with over 2,600 respondents, 17 percent of job seekers … Continue reading FlexJobs Warns of Work at Home Scams