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Will The 9-to-5 Workday Die Off?

For decades our society has embraced the Monday through Friday 9-to-5 workday . Along with these confines comes the dreaded Monday Morning, the exhausted Wednesday Hump Day and the celebratory TGIF. We rest for two days and continue the cycle again. Thankfully, with the gig economy in full force, there’s a light at the end …

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6 Reasons to Hire Remote Workers

Does your company hire remote workers? Maybe the more important question is: Should your company hire remote workers? After all, the world is continuously evolving using a remote workforce as they are cost effective and feasible to businesses of any size and industry. The leaps and bounds we continue to see in technology allow telecommuters …

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Contingent Workers and Why Your Business Needs Them

  All signs point to the steady, ongoing rise of contingent workers. But who are they exactly? They’re the independent contractors, freelancers, and consultants who work for your company but aren’t on your full-time staff. And, according to this study, contingent workers will make up the majority of the workforce within a decade, while nearly …

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9 Jobs to Hire Through Band Of Hands

We built the Band Of Hands platform to be as flexible as possible. No matter what kind of role your business needs to fill, we can help you discover great talent, hire the right person, and take care of payments quickly and painlessly. With the recent launch of our liability insurance coverage for every in-person …

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The Truth About Liability (and How We Can Help)

Be honest: How often do you think about liability insurance? The answer is probably somewhere in the neighborhood of never. When you’re focused on getting a job done — whether you’re renovating your home, launching your startup, or hosting an event — you have plenty of things to keep you busy without worrying about what could go wrong …

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5 Questions with Our Founder

Earlier this month, we launched three major additions to our platform: Occupational Accident Insurance (OAI) for all workers in eligible states Membership into the Independent Contractor Benefit Association (ICBA) for access to discounted healthcare coverage Self-Background Checks and Motor Vehicle Reports available directly through your Band of Hands profile To add more context around these important …

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Three Huge Steps Forward: Insurance, Benefits and Easy Background Checks

At Band Of Hands, our mission is to create the world’s best platform for connecting Independent Workers and Job Posters. In order to do that, we know there are important logistical questions that must be answered. So that’s why we are proud to announce three major updates that promise improved confidence with our two-sided marketplace.  …

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Office

Spring has officially sprung on us this week, which means the pressure to jump start your annual cleanup is here. While you may be leaping to grab your Swiffer and rubber gloves to clean your home, you may want to first start by cleaning your office since that’s where you spend the majority of your …

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