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The federation of small businesses tells us that of the 5.2 million businesses in the UK, small firms accounted for 99.3 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, 47.8 per cent of private sector employment and 33.2 per cent of private sector turnover.
This is good! Power to the people. The independent man still holds the key to his own destiny. This is important in a world where we see the big multinationals are constantly…Continue
Added by Dan Midwinter on March 10, 2015 at 6:18am — No Comments
Companies attempting to keep costs low may consider recruiting independent contractors instead of permanent employees.
While the notion may seem attractive on its face, however, anyone responsible for recruiting talent should understand the critical differences between the two before choosing which…Continue
The big question I'm really interested in is this: What's in the best interests of the candidate and client... a consultative approach, or a sales approach?
After all... the "better" recruiters in our industry always focus on the big "close". For these recruiters, every aspect of their work resolves around…
Recruiters who want to get into contracting often ask us how they can get contracting job orders. Some recruiters we work with say the best way to start is to simply ask current direct-hire clients if they need contractors. They may be surprised to learn that you offer contractors, and you may be surprised how many contracting job orders you get as a result!
Here are five other questions that can help you get more contracting job…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 28, 2011 at 3:23pm — No Comments
We've talked a lot on this blog about the government's crackdown on the misclassification of W-2 Employees as 1099 Independent Contractors and have provided resources that recruiters can use to educate their clients on this issue. But if your clients are like a lot of employers out there, they may be thinking it is unlikely that they will be audited, especially if they are a particularly small company. However, even if a company is very small, there are a number of triggers that could…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 14, 2011 at 10:03am — No Comments
Like most of you, I spent this past weekend relaxing, catching up on some long-neglected chores and between periods of light showers and heavy rain, enjoying some traditional July 4th fare, hotdogs, apple pie and lemonade.
I did give some thought about the reason for our celebration. I think many of us,…Continue
Added by Sia Collins on September 18, 2009 at 6:58am — No Comments