The Rise of the Contingent Workforce A Strategic Advantage

In recent times, businesses have dramatically increased their use of contingent workers as they struggle with rising labour costs and the need for a workforce that can quickly adapt to market conditions. The contingent workforce is increasingly being used for strategic reasons, such as supplementing internal talent capabilities as well as for operational reasons such as increasing the flexibility and responsiveness of the workforce.

However, one of the most important questions are how to best use the contingent workers and how they can reduce labour costs as well as increase a firm's flexibility.

To gain an insight and to dwell on this overdue topic of contingent workforce and how it is shaping the workplace and business strategies, we bring you the views of HR experts and company heads, representing different industries.

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Diversity and Ethics at Workplace

Executives and leaders clearly understand that their companies cannot be successful on a global platform if they do not have a diverse and inclusive workforce. The fundamental principle for diversity is evolving rapidly. It is no longer subject to creating a heterogeneous workforce, but using that workforce to develop innovative products, services and business practices that can set an organisation apart and give it a competitive advantage.

As in today's tech savvy world, it turns out that advanced technologies have incredibly human benefits, from an ever-changing collection of data for insights to a flexible way to commit to a culture of continuous learning and employee growth. Therefore, in this Jan-Feb edition we bring to you a sub-theme on 'Cloud, Big Data and Analytics for HR: Have incredibly Human Benefits'.

To gain an insight and to dwell on this core subject of diversity and ethics in the workplace, and cloud, big data and analytics for HR, we bring you the views of HR experts, representing different industries.

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