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6 Tips on Hiring and Onboarding Remote Employees During COVID-19

In the given time, it has become a necessity to redesign the hiring process to recruit remote employees and then manage and retain those employees for a long period. As COVID-19 continues, the majority of employers have switched to a remote workforce. To recruit talented employees that you're confident will bring a lot of contributions to the company has become harder than ever. Especially, the first few days of the job can be a bit overwhelming with the introductions, training, first ass...

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Running a Temp Agency? Learn How Transformify FMS Makes Staff Augmentation Easy.

Staff augmentation has turned to be the most buzzing word, attracting businesses to hire remotely. According to SAP Fieldglass, ‘’ Employees now represent only 58% of workforce spend, with the other 42% going to external resources* – contingent workers like independent contractors and freelancers as well as services providers like consulting firms or marketing agencies.' While it is a great idea to hire freelancers and consultants, managing them is a pain! What is sta...

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Work Reimagined: What Goes Beyond Remote Work and Re-tooling

Covid-19 has changed the way many businesses operate and while some are calling their employees back to the office, others are preparing for an extended work from home agenda. even though very few businesses were ready for the urgent shift to remote work, all companies eventually had to adapt to survive. A hard winter is ahead of us as many countries are strengthening the measures once again which will inevitably result in even more job cuts. In light of all these events and rapidly changing bus...

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Udemy: Shelley Osborne On Why a College Degree Is No Longer Enough

I was among the few people to read ‘’The Upskilling Imperative: 5 Ways to Make Learning Core to the Way We Work’’ prior to being published. Now, I have the pleasure to discuss it with its author – Shelley Osborne, VP of Learning at Udemy. Shelley, I would love to know more about your perspective on transferable skills and life-long learning. Why is a college degree no longer enough? While I started my career as a schoolteacher in Canada for...

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Top 10 Strategies for Finding Freelance Work During the Pandemic

The employment scenario in India remains fairly bleak during the pandemic, especially from the havoc it’s playing on the national economy due to miscalculated risks of the lockdown.  Businesses small to large are waking up to the horrors of losing business while employees find themselves losing jobs rapidly in wake of the financial downturns of their respective employers. Whether the lockdowns fetched the desired results in curbing the pandemic is highly debatable. However, there&r...