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11 December, 2018 | (01 hr)

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The hype about gig, or nontraditional, workersthat this segment of the workforce is growing rapidlyis out of line with hard data. This webcast will explore the real trends in gig work and online labor platforms and discuss how organizations are using gig workers to meet business demands.

Join our panel of experts, who will explore:

  • Real trends in nontraditional work, including participation trends in online labor platforms
  • Factors both limiting and encouraging employers’ use of nontraditional workers
  • How organizations are using nontraditional work arrangements to meet business demands
  • Approaches to attracting and engaging nontraditional workers based on insights from business executives leading initiatives around the nontraditional workforce
  • Platform-friendly occupations and how employers can use online labor platforms to fill certain roles

Who Should Attend: CHROs and other mid- and senior-level managers and directors who lead their organization in areas such as Workforce Planning, Talent Acquisition, and Talent Management. This program will also be of interest to anyone who would like to experiment with hiring through online labor platforms or with other methods of engaging and retaining their nontraditional workforce.


Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D.

Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D.
Managing Director, Human Capital
The Conference Board

Amy Lui Abel is Managing Director of Human Capital at The Conference Board. She leads research efforts focusing on human capital analytics, leadership development, labor markets, strategic workforce planning, talent management, diversity and inclusion, human resources, and employee engagement.&nb...Full Bio

Elizabeth Crofoot

Elizabeth Crofoot
Senior Economist, International Labor Comparisons Program
The Conference Board

Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist with The Conference Board’s International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program. With over a decade of experience in international data comparisons, she leads the program in developing comparative measures of employment and unemployment, labor productivity,...Full Bio

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board

Gad Levanon is chief economist, North America for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic indicat...Full Bio

Brian Schaitkin

Brian Schaitkin (Moderator)
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Brian Schaitkin is a Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies in the...Full Bio

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