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Riot Games Selects EverHive and IES to Grow Its Global Contingent Workforce Program to Support Its Hiring Strategy

February 12, 2020 / PR Newswire
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Riot Games, a global online video game developer and publisher best known for the multiplayer game League of Legends, has selected EverHive and IES to manage its contingent workforce program, WOAR (Workers On Assignment at Riot). EverHive will oversee Riot Games' overall contingent workforce function to ensure greater time and budget efficiencies as well as strategically grow its program. IES will be responsible for payrolling all direct sourced / pre-identified non-employee workers enhancing compliance and improving worker experience. According to Entertainment Software Association, the gaming industry employs over 66,000 employees with a whopping additional 144,000 who are contingent or gig workers to support the growing demands of its gamers. Riot Games was founded in 2006 and released its debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim in 2009. League of Legends has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. Its ...