Human Cloud (incl. Online Staffing)

Investing in the Workforce Solutions Ecosytem

May 2, 2019

  • This report focuses on the investment strategies of large staffing firms outside of their core staffing services and, in particular, three investment funds set up to explore opportunities and threats from digital disruption; the Randstad Innovation Fund (RIF), Adecco Group X (AGX) and Recruit Strategic... More

Blockchain and the Staffing Industry: January 2019 Update

January 9, 2019

  • Overview of blockchain technology
  • Key trends and developments related to staffing
  • Overview of 40+ initiatives and vendors 

Blockchain and its Emerging Implications for the Gig Economy

December 14, 2018

  • Learn how blockchain will be impacting talent acquisition from a number of ‘first movers’
  • Understand the threats and opportunities for your business from this new technology
  • Speakers from ShiftPixy, Job.com and Talenting

The Global Gig Economy 2018

November 29, 2018

  • Provides our estimate of the Global Gig Economy
  • Breaks this down by five key constituent elements
  • Provides figures for 18 key countries including the UK, Germany and France

Workforce Solutions Ecosystem: 2018 Update

October 22, 2018

  • This report is the third update to Staffing Industry Analysts Workforce Solutions Ecosystem, initially released in September 2015. 
  • Report includes updated market sizes for each segment of the Ecosystem.
  • New classifications within 'Talent Acquisition Technology' segment and addition of 'Robotic... More

The US Gig Economy - 2018 Edition

September 27, 2018

  • 48 million contingent workers in the US in 2017
  • In 2017, $864 billion spent on contingent work in the US
  • US contingent work market growth of 4% on annualized basis

Global Overview of Developments in Data Privacy: 2018 Update

August 20, 2018

  • This update provides essential information about the latest global developments on laws affecting the way personal data is processed and protected.
  • On 25 May 2018, Europe’s laws on data protection underwent fundamental changes as the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (GDPR) came... More

North America Staffing Company Survey 2018: Human cloud/online staffing, and use of automation in traditional staffing

August 15, 2018

  • One in seven staffing firms partnering with or invested in a human cloud service
  • Staffing firms more automated on worker side than buyer side
  • Large staffing firms most active in process automation

The Gig Economy and Human Cloud Landscape: 2018 Update

June 8, 2018

  • The human cloud is a sub-segment of the gig economy, and includes firms that match workers to work through an online/digital platform
  • Global market size estimates by business model, work location, and customer type, and comprehensive list of all identified firms
  • Key industry trends, growth and... More

North America Temporary Worker Survey 2018: Are temporary workers turning to human cloud services for employment?

April 19, 2018

  • Nearly 4,000 temporary workers surveyed
  • Temps mostly either not aware or not interested in human cloud
  • But 12.6% earning at least some income from it currently