Tag: worker

Hourly Worker App JobGet Lands $2.1 Million in Funding

Read Time3 Minute, 14 Second BOSTON (PRWEB) OCTOBER 08, 2020 Today, JobGet, a leading mobile hiring app, announced a $2.1 Million Seed funding led by Pillar VC with participation from Data Point Capital Partners, Crocker Mountain Capital, EO Ventures, Greg Donoghue (Clover Food Lab), and Anna Marie Wagner (Gingko Bioworks). Company funding now totals more than $2.6 Million. JobGet leverages AI matching technology to bring together…

UAE-based Ogram Raises USD $870K Seed Round for Its Temporary Worker Job Board Marketplace

Globally, job boards continue to be popular with investors, as do the contingent workforce and gig economy trends. UAE-based Ogram is the latest localized marketplace for contingent workers to raise Seed funding round of $870K.   Source: “Human Cloud” startup Ogram bags $870k in investment form Global Ventures | StartUp Bahrain The post UAE-based Ogram Raises USD $870K Seed Round for Its Temporary Worker…

Worker Confidence Index: First Quarter 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA — On April 23, 2020, US weekly jobless claims hit 4.4 million, the highest since 2009. Not only has involuntary job loss effected millions worldwide, it is also top of mind for those still working. So what do these numbers mean to individuals still employed, and how will it affect worker confidence in the near and distant future? The Worker Confidence Index…

Alexander Mann Solutions Unveils New Hourly Worker Recruiting Solution

Alexander Mann Solutions, the global leader in recruitment process outsourcing and talent acquisition consulting services, has announced the release of their first self-developed technology platform. Hourly by Alexander Mann Solutions enables organizations to hire hourly workers faster and with greater precision through a completely conversational experience from explore-to-offer, in a single built-for-mobile solution. “Today, we recognize organizations are operating with a high level of uncertainty about…

Google Leading the Way on #COVID19 Gig Worker Response! #Coronavirus

Google has more contractors (gig workers) than actual full-time employees. Did you know this? I didn’t. Google employs roughly 120,000 contractors and has about 100,000 regular full-time employees. Welcome to 2020! Here’s what most people don’t understand about the contracting world (it just happens to be my world at HRUTech.com!) Most contractors (gig workers) want to make as much money as possible, as such,…

It’s Hell to Be a Gig Worker in California Today

Despite all the yapping that California Is a “model” for the rest of the nation, take it from a Native Californian: it’s getting a lot harder to live and work out here in the Golden State. And since the beginning of 2020, it’s gotten really bad if you happen to be a freelancer. Yep, it’s hell to be a gig worker in California today. There…

Hyer Chosen by Meijer to Help Execute its Gig Worker Strategy

RYE, N.Y., Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to drive even more efficiencies throughout its stores, Midwest retailer Meijer plans to utilize the Hyer platform/app across its 246-store footprint and its Serv-U-Success operation, to connect gig workers with identified tasks on demand. The Hyer app will allow Meijer to support its workforce needs in real-time, ensuring it can meet consumer demand. Led by a team…

Netherlands-based Maqqie Raises USD $1.1 Million Seed Round For Its Contingent Worker Job Board With Matching Algorithm

This post was originally published on this site Investors love job board marketplaces. In the 2019 Global HR Tech VC Lookback Report, job boards once again attracted more VC than any other HR technology category. Netherlands-based Maqqie is the latest job board to raise VC in this crowded category, attempting to differentiate with labor market data and a matching algorithm. Those things don’t […]…

DOL Signals Return to Historical Test to Decide Worker Classification

The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) on July 13 titled “Determining Whether Nurse or Caregiver Registries Are Employers of the Caregiver.” Although this FAB focuses on the caregiver registry industry, it provides the new administration’s first substantive guidance on independent contractor classification.