Three things every event company must understand about employee misclassification

If you’re in the event industry, you’ve most likely heard about employee misclassification and the very serious ramifications that can occur if your temporary crew is improperly classified. So, the question is – should you classify your crew as independent contractors under form 1099 or as part-time W-2 employees? In recent years, several branches of…

Are you making these 3 event staff management mistakes?

Producing and staffing successful events requires not only a robust talent pool of qualified and competent people, but it also requires event companies to employ the right tools to communicate with and manage them and satisfy all parties involved in the process. As the competition in this industry continues to grow fiercer, it’s on you…

3 Compliance “Misses” When Labor Management is a Manual Process

CONTINGENT WORKFORCE REQUIREMENTS: HOW CONFIDENT ARE YOU? LASSO’s recent compliance survey results highlighted that 58% of respondents are very confident their business is completely compliant with all contingent workforce requirements. Of this group, 64% manually track hours and days worked for projects and gigs. While these results have us scratching our heads (daily conversations we…

Payroll Software and Best Practices for Event Service Companies

In the Event Service industry, it is essential to have a payroll software and solution that is shaped to fit your needs – and your industry. Your company needs to be able to quickly and accurately pay your crew following events, while also ensuring you meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, and much…

How Event Production Professionals Can Reduce Stress

It should come as no surprise that working in the Events industry is stressful. In fact, Forbes recently ranked being an event coordinator 5th in its list of the 10 Most Stressful Jobs in 2016. While coordinating event execution and dealing with audiences can create unique and stressful situations, there is also a lot going…

The Event Technology Revolution is Now Shaking Up Crew Scheduling & Management

The continued development and improvement of event technology has been revolutionizing the entire industry for years. New technology is rapidly changing how event companies interact with audiences in order to create more and more memorable event experiences. From data being used to improve marketing efforts to mobile device applications that increase ticketing efficiency or enhance…