All Blog Posts Tagged 'contractor' (10)

How a rise in interest rates will affect contract workers

Last week Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, commented in a speech that ‘interest rates should remain low to avoid long-term economic stagnation’. Despite this positive outlook a rise in interest rates is imminent according to many sources with a recent report by The Guardian suggesting this rise is now…

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Added by Emma Allison on October 22, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Increased Demand for Permanent and Contract labour

The latest Pulse Survey of Hiring Intentions from the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) shows 61 per cent of responding RCSA members predict an increase in the demand for permanent recruitment services over the next three months. In addition, 50 per cent expect an increase for on-hire workers over the time period. 

“The Pulse Survey of Hiring Intentions and the Department of Employments’ Internet Vacancy Index, both…

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Added by Elaine McKelvey on June 2, 2014 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Exempt, non-Exempt, contrac employee, independent contractor & lease staffing employee

Regardless of your position it is very important to fully understnad the difference between various employment statuses.

Employee status is defined by both IRS code and DOL laws.

Non-exempt simply means the employee is not exempt by DOL from the employer paying overtime. They may work for the client company or a third-party provider.

Exempt is a status given to certain employees who meet DOL requirements such as minimum salaries, job titles and certain work requirements…

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Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 9, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments

Why should I become an independent contractor?

1. Better pay.

According to The Wall Street Journal, contractors are usually paid at least 20% to 40% more per hour than employees performing the same work.



2. More tax benefits.


According to NOLO.com:

Being an IC also provides you with many tax benefits that…

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Added by SkillStorm on August 17, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Contract Recruiter Landscape in Canada

The other day the Granite team was discussing the recruiting landscape, contractor rates and the ”transparent” relationship that we have with our clients. It dawned on us that we should be sharing these transparencies with our networks to help manage your expectations.



For those of you thinking about become “contractors” and those of you contemplating a “contractor” recruiter in your organization, here’s a quick snapshot of the recruiter landscape.

  • Contract recruiters are…
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Added by Granite Consulting on June 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Contract or Perm - which job will your candidate choose?

Here’s the scenario:

You’re a Project Manager in the midst of finding a new job. For the past several years, you’ve worked as a contractor at a number of companies. During this time, you’ve had the chance to work on some high-profile projects using the latest emerging technologies. These projects have allowed you to learn new skills and work with teams consisting of…

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Added by Jon Prete on May 27, 2011 at 10:51am — No Comments

New Job Opportunities in the Great Recession

In the last post, we discussed how traditional jobs were going away, or moving towards a flexible work force. Today we'll discuss the one segment of the employment spectrum that's destined to benefit from these trends -- the ranks of the self-employed.



Changing Self-Employment Options



Too often, when people think of the self-employed, they think of the latest media-glorified entrepreneur who took sensational risks, to become wildly wealthy and successful. And while… Continue

Added by Jay Fenello on January 26, 2010 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Staffing/Recruiting Mgr. Available for hire - Start Up and Large Corporate experience, Onsite or Virtual - South OC or Nor San Diego, will relo to South SD

Rachelle Munson

http://www.linkedin.com/in/rmunson

www.guruwireless.com

San Clemente, Ca 92673

949.690.9947 – shellsanclemente@yahoo.com







Objective: Seeking work in the area of staffing, recruitment, headhunting, and or names research. I’m experienced in semiconductors, 802.11x modems, networking hardware, HD video, optics, healthcare, pharma, medical devices, software.



Professional Summary:

Successful and creative senior recruiter with… Continue

Added by Rachelle Munson on May 8, 2009 at 2:06pm — No Comments

From Boots to Suits

Whether you're facing military retirement or you're about to complete your contractual agreement in serving your country in the Armed Forces, you now face a tremendous opportunity to start using your skills in the civilian market.



Where do you begin?



I would highly recommend you start by taking advantage of the available time to make an assessment on how marketable you are: skill sets, experience, both here in the States and abroad, and the coveted government… Continue

Added by Phil Robles on September 17, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Heard of Outsourcing ? How about "Insourcing" ??

The word outsourcing is all too common in today’s discussions, newsletters and blog postings… You would think the word insourcing would be just as popular.

“Insourcing is when a company needs to bring in skills or specific content expertise that is not resident in the organization already.”



Insourcing is often the result of a new business initiative, strategy or opportunity that the client would like to take advantage of or a market they would like to investigate. Often the… Continue

Added by Daniel Parrillo on March 24, 2008 at 12:36pm — No Comments

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