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What are some advantages for firms hiring contingent workers in times of crisis?

The gig economy has taken over traditional working ways.  Last year, the Centre for Future Work reported that for the first time, over half of Australia’s working population are in non-permanent roles. Individuals now prioritise diversity of experience and working formats over (perceived) job security.  However, that said COVID-19 will drastically affect the workforce and…

Training and the gig economy

More and more employers are making use of contractors as the ‘gig economy’ grows. But training these contingent workers comes with challenges of its own. How can you get the best out of your contractors? Around half (56%) of the employers we spoke to in our recent Learning Insights global survey said their use of…

Flexible working and the need to manage contractors

Our workforce situation today Digitisation and demographic shifts have forced a new way of working. From an organisational perspective this is being driven by the need to respond to global changes and growing competition. Today’s society consists of a multi-generational and diverse workforce, where workplace technologies enable full transparency and the 9-5 working tradition is…

Jargon busting work safety – knowing your SWMS from your JSAs

Within your industry, you most likely hear an abundance of acronyms and shortened terms thrown around on a regular basis. Many of these may be specific to your industry alone, however some may also be widely used across the entire Australian workforce – we’re talking about Work Health and Safety terms, or better known as,…

Contractor and visitor management combine for complete solution

Site safety and the safety of our workers is an organisational necessity. With technology constantly presenting new opportunities, Sitepass is delighted to announce the inclusion of a visitor management system. This is a new feature to the contractor management system to address our clients evolving needs, providing complete transparency over your workforce. Currently unique in…

Contingent workforce management: worker tracking opportunities & threats

With the complexity of worker types, project durations, along with permissions and worker licenses, it is a challenge to keep on top of worker data needing to be captured. Growing in importance, a contractor management system (CMS) offers an extensive menu of contingent workforce management options to organisations. Designed to intuitively store and track information…

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