Enabling Worker Mobility in the Social Purpose Economy

Are we asking the right questions about the future of work?

Why It Matters

Cross-organizational and cross-sector mobility is slowly becoming mainstream in the social purpose economy. In a sector that already struggles to attract and retain the best and brightest talent, ensuring portability of worker rights, benefits, credentials, and intellectual property is of huge consequence.

It’s encouraging to see that better questions are being asked not just about the future of work, but about the future of workers.

Within these discussions about automation, a risk of a 2019 recession, and a changing economy, there have been discussions about the portability of rights and benefits from gig to gig for workers of all industries.

There are parallels and insights that are relevant to the social purpose economy.

The social purpose economy lacks smooth internal lateral mobility. Moves that do happen across nonprofit organization

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