What We Read

Here we are with our second installment of ‘What We Read’ – your go-to round up of news, blog posts and resources about all-things independent contracting.

This week Oxford Economics and SAP released a study titledĀ 2020 Workforce. Key findings show that businesses are unprepared to manage a growing contingent workforce. A couple of this week’s articles expand on that study, while others predict your next business purchase will be a robotĀ and relate productivity to Star Wars. Enjoy!

IRS needs to acknowledge the freelance economy via CNBC

Shocker! Millennials aren’t that different when it comes to HR strategy via Diginomica

The Looming Talent Crisis: Research Shows Companies Unprepared for Future of Work via MarketWatch

7 Things Star Wars Taught Me About Productivity via 99u

Freelancing Is On The Rise, But Is It For You? via Parade

The Knowledge Worker’s Next Must-Have: A Telepresence Robot via Xconomy

Should I Hire A Contractor Or An Employee? via Entrepreneur

As always, let us know when you read in the comments.