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Forbes: The Uberization Of Work: Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy

Forbes - Jul 08, 2019

As the gig economy has grown it has become an intrinsic part of our digital society. But its meteoric growth has not left much room for forethought about the impact it might have on society and employment, and there is still much debate around the benefits and risks of this way of working. Working more flexibly on a job-by-job basis is touted by some as the ultimate in employment, and provides a lot of freedom for those that desire it. I spoke with Steven Power, the Global President of Deputy about the ‘uberization’ of work, how the gig economy is affecting workers now, and their opinions on what needs to change for the future.

PCMag Startup Toolkit: July 2019

PC Magazine - Jul 03, 2019

Small to midsize businesses (SMBs) seeking shift scheduling tools will find value in Deputy‘s user-friendly interface and its convenient mobile-first approach. It is our Editors’ Choice pick for best human resources (HR) software and a solution that handles open shifts as well as shift swapping functionality in a well-priced package. The unique “stress profile” function helps managers set how many hours an employee can work per shift, day, or week. That kind of feature can help restaurants, retailers, or other small businesses with a lot of shift workers.

Future Women Leadership Series

Future Women - Jul 03, 2019

Lisi Schappi is the global head of design for Deputy, an Australian software company. She shares how she overcame the need to be liked while still being ‘fearlessly kind’ and why being transparent in your feedback actually builds better relationships. Host, Helen McCabe, the founder of Future Women.

Blockchain’s Role In Recruiting

Forbes - Jun 19, 2019

Blockchain is surging in acceptance — a recent Deloitte survey showed a 2000% increase in interest in the technology since 2013. In recent years, the crypto-born technology steadily infiltrated the worlds of finance, energy and real estate, but we are just now understanding its game-changing possibilities across other industries.

Workforce management company Deputy aims to breach north of 2 million users by end of 2019

Proactive Investors USA - Jun 10, 2019

Deputy Global President Steven Power tells Proactive Investors the company that develops software for workforce management aims to hit north of 2 million users by year’s end.

Power says privately held Deputy, whose customers include McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) and Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER), closed its A$110 million in its Series B round of funding in late 2018, what he says is the largest round in Australia to date, enough financing to carry the company to its growth goals.

New onboarding tool for small business launched

Inside Small Business - Jun 07, 2019

Sydney-based technology start-up Deputy has announced the release of Deputy Onboarding, an easy-to-use, tool for compiling, saving and sharing vital documents when bringing new employees on board.

British female ‘Baby Boomers’ make the best shift workers

HR News - Jun 05, 2019

Leading workforce management software solution, Deputy, has released its global Late to Work Report highlighting the punctuality of hourly-paid workforces across the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States. British ‘Baby Boomer’ women (55-75 year olds) are the most reliable shift workers as they clock in late the least, with 99 per cent of work shifts started on time.

Can you guess which ONE day of the year most Aussies are late for work?

Yahoo! Finance - Jun 04, 2019

Hourly workers represent two-thirds of the employed population globally, and they cop some pretty awful hours. So, it’s probably not surprising that two in five Aussie shift workers are late to work at least once a year, according to Deputy’s new report, Late to Work. Interestingly, Aussies are hitting the snooze button the most on 14 December, which is the same as shift-workers in the UK.

Male millennials are the worst UK workers for punctuality

Elite Business - Jun 03, 2019

It’s broadly known everything from poor personal hygiene to leaving rotten food in the fridge can cause commotion among colleagues and within the company itself. And whether you run a small or large business, you’ll know the pain of employees arriving late. Drilling into the latter further, workforce management solution Deputy has produced a Late to Work report detailing the punctuality of hourly-paid workers in the UK, Australia and US.

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