Top 3 Best Practices for Traveling Your Event Crew [Infographic]

Do you produce events that require travel management? Is keeping crew travel costs down becoming more and more difficult? Does communicating changing travel itineraries with your crew take a substantial amount of time and effort? Juggling all of the moving parts when traveling your live event crew can be both challenging and costly. According to…

How Do You Keep Your Event Crew Happy and Coming Back? Infographic

Live event production is ultra competitive by nature. Companies in this space are constantly having to produce better and more unique experiences for their clients. Well, what is one of the most important factors in continuing to deliver those show-stopping experiences…successfully? The crew. We all know that a happy crew member or staffer, is one…

Event Staff Scheduling & Management: 5 Ways to Be the Most Effective

When managing your live experience, brand ambassador, field marketing, creative and/or experiential staff (your contingent, mobile workforce), it’s essential to maintain control over the entire process – from on-boarding to staff scheduling, communication, time and performance management, payroll and more. However, this can be very difficult due to the size and complexity of your event…

Making Sense of Overtime Rules by State for Your Contingent Workforce

True or False: Unless exempt, overtime pay should be granted to anyone working over 40 hours in a week. If you said true to the above statement, while you are correct in many states, this is not the case in several others. In fact, overtime laws, especially when dealing with a project-based, contingent workforce, can…

Conquering the Chaos with Staffing Software

Mastering your labor management process is important, especially in the staffing and live event production industries. Luckily, robust staffing software exists to help enhance labor management strategies so you can better manage your contingent workforce. What should you look for in a staffing software solution? First of all, you should find a software that allows…

A Day in the Life of a Labor Coordinator: A Crew Management Infographic

What does a typical day look like for labor coordinators when it comes to crewing and managing labor for an event? Find out in this infographic that takes a look at how a labor coordinator worked before finding LASSO for event crew management. Those tasked with scheduling and managing an event crew undoubtedly have a…

How Is Technology Changing Event Crew Management?

Before Event Service companies employed advanced, intuitive event workforce management software, managing labor processes and crew was a tedious assignment riddled with missed communications and arduous manual tasks. LASSO has helped these companies ditch those manual processes and streamline workflows for crew onboarding, scheduling, communication, time tracking, performance management, payments and more. Improvements in technology,…