Articles by tag: Gig Work

Can Instacart Make its Automation Vision a Reality?

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 shopping, companies like Instacart that offer grocery delivery fit right into what quickly became a new way of life. However, with the world…

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Transportation
The Implications of On-Demand EV Charging for the Gig Economy

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 economy? The conversation was sparked by a partnership between Allstate and Sparkcharge, a company looking to build an on-demand platform for EV charging where gig workers…

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Food & Beverage
How Delivery Drivers and Businesses are Navigating Auto Insurance Needs

On this episode of MarketScale TV, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin sits down with Leslie Kasperowicz Insurance Expert at BuyAutoInsurance.com and former Farmers CSR, to discuss how restaurants and QSRs who’ve transitioned to delivery since COVID should be navigating the complicated world of delivery drivers’ auto insurance. Since COVID hit, Kasperowicz explains that demand for…

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Business Services
Navigating 1099 Work & Gig Economy in a COVID-19 World

The world of freelancing has seen quite a few shakeups in recent years, with California’s Proposition 22, a response to the AB 5 labor reclassification, effectively creating a third category of worker in the gig economy when it comes to rideshare and food delivery drivers, and the pandemic making navigating the 1099-powered world of independent…

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Business Services
How 1099 Workers Fit into a Platform Economy: Can FinTech Help Today’s Gig Worker?

“Gig economy” – it’s a buzzword that’s been in the mouths of many an analyst over the last several years, with the ways we work and pay employees shifting in response to an evolving landscape. To explore some intricacies of gig work, particularly as it relates to the 1099 payroll infrastructure, Voice of B2B…

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Retail
Albertsons Cuts its Delivery Workforce: What This Means for Gig Workers & Grocers

The second largest grocery chain in the U.S., Albertsons, has officially ended its in-house delivery program for select locations, with plans to partner with third-party delivery programs like DoorDash. This comes after a major push from Albertsons to classify grocery workers as “first responders” during the pandemic. Though some delivery workers may get transitioned to…

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promotional claims
Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

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promotional review meetings
Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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embracing change
Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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work-life balance
Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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