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Workstream Raises $48M Series B to Empower Local Businesses to Hire Hourly Workers Faster

We are thrilled to announce that Workstream has raised $48 million in Series B funding. This is a major milestone for the company—and the deskless workforce.  In July 2021, we helped local businesses ...

The 2021 Great Rehiring

This article was originally adapted from Desmond's LinkedIn post.

How Dunkin' Franchisees Can Emerge Stronger from COVID with Text Recruiting

In today's modern climate, hiring has taken a shift from emails and physical interviews to text recruiting and video interviews. Tune in as Desmond Lim, CEO and founder of Workstream, shares more abou...

How Workstream Raised $10m in Series A Funding To Help Restaurants

This article was first adapted from Desmond's original post on LinkedIn.

QSR, Fast-casual and Casual Dining Restaurants

This article was originally published on LinkedIn, and is adapted from Desmond's original post. 

4 Tips for Implementing Contactless Hiring and Onboarding

This article was originally published on Entrepreneur, and is adapted from Desmond's original guest post.  Is it just me, or is it a bit strange to watch a movie and see strangers shaking hands as the...

Should I Furlough My Employees? 5 Tips Business Owners Should Know

This article was originally published on Entrepreneur, and is adapted from Desmond's original guest post.  The term "furlough" comes from the dutch word verlof, which originally referred to the leave ...

Contactless Hiring & Onboarding Webinar: How the Hiring Landscape is Changing

Industries are floundering in the face of the coronavirus pandemic and many businesses are struggling to survive in the harsh economic climate it has brought on, triggering lay-offs and hiring freezes...

US-APAC VCs & Startups: A Webinar On Adapting to COVID-19

Last April, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), MDEC, and Horizon Connect organized a webinar with a panel of distinguished US-APAC investors and founders. Moderated by Cheryl Sew Hoy, Entrepreneur-in-Residenc...

3 Ways Senior Living Communities are Changing How They Hire in Response to COVID-19

I recently wrote an article for Senior Living News, discussing the hiring issues brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, and how these have impacted even senior living communities across the country. ...

Workstream in the News: Founder and CEO Desmond Lim on ABC7

Workstream co-founder and CEO, Desmond Lim, was recently interviewed on ABC7 News regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on different industries. Read more to learn about his insights, hirin...

Tips on Helping Out Hourly Workers During Coronavirus Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a massive financial downturn, impacting businesses and industries all over the world. In the US alone, roughly 6 million workers have lost their main sources of ...