There are many global factors that have led to severe labour shortages in many sectors, with Covid, Brexit, changes to economic activity, and ageing populations also having an impact. In this post, we discuss seven industries that are facing labour shortages this year. We’ll also provide our tips for combatting these challenges in 2022 and beyond.
If you’re considering leveraging contingent labour for your organisation, it’s important to be aware of the advantages and disadvantages this comes with. The world of work is changing. And companies that want to remain competitive need to find new, innovative ways to maximise efficiency, cut costs, and meet their staffing and business needs amid a global talent shortage.
In 2020, there were more than 59 million freelancers in the US alone. More than half of the US workforce will be freelance by 2028, according to Statista research.
However, while we often think of freelancing as the preserve of professionals in Europe and North America, the freelance revolution is a global phenomenon. The global freelance platforms market, already valued at USD 3393.5 million as of 2019, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 15.3% between 2021 and 2026.
If you’re living in Poland and thinking about going freelance — or you’re a freelancer looking for a new place to call home — there are a few rules and regulations you need to understand. In this article, we’ll run through the requirements for working as a freelancer in Poland, both for Polish citizens and foreigners. We’ll also share some information on recent changes to tax laws in Poland and how these could affect freelancers.
Belfast is a City that has been in the news of late with the Kenneth Branagh Film, “Belfast “nominated for seven academy awards at the Oscars. As it happens, our Managing Director for CXC Global EMEA grew up in Belfast and CXC has recently invested in Belfast to build out our EMEA Sourcing Centre. Connor, gives his take on Belfast and growing up there. Read the full piece here
In September 2021, the number of open vacancies in Belgium reached 196,277 — the highest number since Eurostat started tracking this data in 2012. As of the first quarter of 2021, Belgium has the second-highest per-capita vacancy rate in Europe. Continuing reading to find out how using freelancers can improve your business.