May 11, 2017
What is Gig Economy and How Will it Affect Employee Screening Practices?
How many people do you know with a “side-gig”? Between the years of 2010 and 2014, temporary work, or “gigs,” made up 30 percent of new job creation and represented an income source for a little over 2 million people in the US, according to an American Action Forum Report in 2015. As a result, […]
February 20, 2017
Pre-Employment Background Screening for “Gig” Employees
First off, what exactly is a “gig” employee? From what I gather from the intrawebs, it’s the new trendy, hipster way of saying contingent employee. I must have missed that memo. Gig employees have been around for quite a long time. However, since the “Great Recession”, the number of gig employees has exploded. According to […]