The Center for State and Local Government Excellence recently released their 2019 Workforce Trends survey which found that the top workforce challenges facing U.S. state and local governments are (1) recruitment and retention of qualified personnel with the needed skills for public service and (2) providing competitive compensation. The survey results emphasize the importance of state and local governments adopting innovative practices in order to attract and retain needed staff. Other workforce issues important to state and local governments include employee morale, employee engagement, retaining staff needed for core services, and leadership development.
Today's post is courtesy of Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute. I recently had a conversation about the gig economy with my colleague, David Creelman. David is the CEO of Creelman Research and writes on a broad variety of human resource topics. His recent book, Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment , explores the … Continue reading Ready for the gig economy?
Today's post is courtesy of our board member Bob Clements. Bob is Senior Principal at Axsium Group, a leading workforce management consulting firm. The gig economy is a hot topic with human resource and operations professionals around the world. It’s now estimated to make up about 30 percent of the workforce in North America and … Continue reading How to leverage the gig economy to boost your business
The following post comes to us courtesy of board member Veronica Baz, founder of profesionistas.org.mx, one of the most visited Spanish language sites focused on job search, career path, and work skills. As my fellow board member, David Creelman has written about here, the rise of the gig economy, driven by innovation and technological change, is transforming … Continue reading Planning for – and Embracing – the Gig Economy