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Workplace Culture Needs a Legal and Strategic Overhaul

  The challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of changes to the workplace and workforce in general. One of the most significant developments Read more

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The Standardized Test Evolution Must Center Both the Classroom and the System
September 27, 2021
We've been following the disruption of standardized testing for a while now, especially with departures at the state level and among education professionals in the wake of the pandemic. From California to Florida, Read more
Why the In-Store Experience is Tapping into Customers’ Love for Ecommerce
September 27, 2021
Shoppers are much more accustomed to ecommerce today than 18 months ago, but that doesn't mean they aren't still bringing the digital to the physical store. Studies over the last few years have shown a range of Read more
Florida Plans to End its Standardized Test. Here’s How College Admissions Should Respond.
September 27, 2021
Educators and administrators continue to reel from the long-term effects of the pandemic on student success, SEL skills, and bridging the gap brought on by accelerated learning loss en masse. Part of this response Read more
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Workplace Culture Needs a Legal and Strategic Overhaul
August 29, 2021
  The challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a number of changes to the workplace and workforce in general. One of the most significant developments Read more
How Employment Law is Shifting in a Post-COVID Economy
August 26, 2021
The pandemic has left the U.S. job market more uncertain than usual. Even though July saw a return to form for the labor pool, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting 943,000 Read more
Can Instacart Make its Automation Vision a Reality?
June 17, 2021
Some businesses found themselves as well positioned as they could have been for the disruption left in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world shifted to remote interaction and online Read more
PICKUP CEO Brenda Stoner on Beating Amazon in the Last Mile
May 7, 2021
Last-mile delivery is now essential in the logics space. The greater adoption of eCommerce and the need to get in now will continue to fuel it. While last mile for smaller parcels Read more
Can On-Demand EV Charging Scale Business & Technology?
March 30, 2021
SparkCharge announced a partnership with Allstate, and they plan to build a decentralized network of EV charging. The plan also included a gig-based work schematic in the four-cities Read more
Deliveroo Expands its Supply Chain Footprint in a Crowded Marketplace
March 30, 2021
British delivery app Deliveroo plans to launch a massive IPO on the London Stock Exchange. It expects a $12 billion valuation, but things haven't been all rosy for the company. Before Covid, the Read more
Is There An Alternative Option To Traditional Delivery Apps for Small Businesses?
March 24, 2021
 In the gig economy, restaurants and local businesses are increasingly turning to third-party delivery apps. There are challenges, however, especially over the past year with the Read more
The Implications of On-Demand EV Charging for the Gig Economy
March 24, 2021
Electric vehicles are growing, and there’s likely no putting the cork back in that bottle – but how will the sector’s explosive growth impact gig workers and the gig Read more
Careers on the Move: Empowering Truck Owner-Operators, Drivers and Fleet Managers
February 18, 2021
The shipping industry has grown by leaps and bounds, especially with the onset of the pandemic. Many of us staying at home have taken full advantage of faster delivery times – and may have Read more