Assembly Bill 2257 (formerly AB5) is an updated piece of legislation restricting the classification of an independent contractor in the state of California to those individuals able to meet all three requirements of an “ABC” test. Learn more about this legislation and how service organizations (in California and elsewhere) can reassess their best practices related to worker classification.
Field Insider: How to win more work and fulfill work with confidence
For businesses, Field Insider, Industry Trends
2023 is shaping up to be a year defined by volatility. But having the right data can help you make more informed decisions, even during unpredictable times. Here are three key ways that Field Nation's MarketSmart Insights feature can help you tap into the data you need to succeed.
Field Nation arms field service industry with proprietary intelligence
Company News, Field Intel, Industry Trends
With millions of work orders and billions of data points, Field Nation is uniquely positioned to arm field service industry with proprietary intelligence. Unpredictability lies ahead for 2023, but by looking at past trends and insights, service companies can better plan for the future during volatile times.
Winning through volatility: How field service companies should respond to present market uncertainty
For businesses, Field Intel, Cost, Industry Trends, Retail
To guide field service leaders through current market volatility, we've dug into data from the millions of field service jobs completed on our platform. We've cultivated insights to help you understand the drivers of market volatility and learnings from previous periods of economic uncertainty. And we've developed three concrete strategies to help you survive (and thrive) in the here and now.
Three point of sale trends to watch going into 2023
Point-of-Sale, For businesses, Field Intel, Industry Trends, Retail
From self-checkout technology to the ongoing multichannel transformation in retail, point-of-sale (POS) work is rising to meet the moment. Read about three of the biggest POS trends impacting the retail industry.
3 ways to manage the rising costs in field service
For businesses, Cost
Rising costs continue to affect field service delivery going into 2023. While you can’t control the macro factors driving costs, you can lessen the pain by understanding the current economic landscape and taking strategic action. Here's what you can do to stem the tide.
Demand for field services relating to CCTV, security, and alarm work is up 45% YoY. Service companies with the capacity to meet this heightened demand can capitalize on the security boom. Here are three security trends to watch out for.
Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they compare viewpoints on the market conditions affecting field service and predict where the industry is going next.
Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they address the myth that on-demand labor is more expensive than a W2 workforce and offer advice to service leaders looking to protect their margins.
Jeff Novotny (Field Nation’s Director of Network Development) and Shawn Fields (Field Nation’s Senior Field Services Strategist) are veterans of the field service industry. In this conversation, they share their individual perspectives on the blended workforce model and clear up some common misconceptions.