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New E-verify Laws Effective January 1, 2013

Over the last few years, many state and local legislatures have passed laws mandating that employers enroll in the E-Verify Program in order to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. On January 1, 2013, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Tennessee will join the many states that now…

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Added by Jill on November 27, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Top 10 Cities & Industries With Best Job Growth

CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) recently conducted a study tracking labor trends in the U.S. The study looked at which industries have seen the highest job increases post-recession, as well as the U.S. cities which have seen the biggest job growth in recent years.

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Added by Jill on November 6, 2012 at 1:03pm — 2 Comments

Successfully Recruiting Retirees To Fill Your Contingent Workforce Gaps

Back in August, I wrote about the participation of seniors in the contingent workforce and why they’re fast becoming the go-to choice for employers looking for skilled, project-based help. Hiring contingent…

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Added by Jill on October 25, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments

Time Off To Vote Laws That Employers Must Follow – A Guide to All 50 States

With Election Day fast approaching, employers need to know what their workers are entitled to in terms of time off come Election Day. For companies that use temporary workers, it’s a good idea to check with your staffing provider regarding what (if any!) arrangements they have made for the staff they’ll have on…

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Added by Jill on October 23, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

How to Implement a Successful Contingent Workforce Strategy

Implementing a successful contingent workforce strategy can be challenging, especially when there are many stakeholders involved. It is imperative for Human Resources to work with finance and procurement departments (if available and appropriate) to engage and involve stakeholders throughout the company in order…

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Added by Jill on October 18, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments

More Than Half of all Workers Believe Switching Employers is the Key to Career Advancement

A recent survey found that 53 percent of workers believe that switching employers is vital to the advancement of their career. Less than one third (31%) of respondents believe that company loyalty will pay off and doubt that their career will benefit from remaining at their current job on a long term…

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Added by Jill on October 16, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

58 Percent Of Executives Intend To Increase U.S. Hiring Within 12 Months, Though Companies Turn To Temps Through End of 2012

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently announced that an unexpected 114,000 jobs were created last month, but thankfully, the good news on the job front doesn’t look like it’ll end there with the results of a recent survey finding 58 percent of companies intend to increase hiring within the next 12 months.…

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Added by Jill on October 9, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Three ways to Prepare for the New Working World

s has long been predicted by leading industry analysts, the contingent workforce has shifted and expanded significantly over recent years and looks set to continue its growth trajectory into the foreseeable future. 

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Added by Jill on October 4, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Why Pre-Employment Background Checks Are Essential For Temporary Workers

Ninety percent of American companies perform background checks for their full time employees, but many of them are not as diligent about performing background checks on their temporary workers as they should be. 

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Added by Jill on September 18, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Salaries For Graduating Class of 2012 Rose By 1.7% on Average

National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently reported that starting salaries are increasing for Class of 2012 graduates.

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Added by Jill on September 12, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments

How To Engage Your Contingent Workers While Keeping In Line With Employment Law

Workforce.com recently wrote an interesting article about the need for organizations to engage their contingent workers just as they do their full-time employees so as to attract the highest quality contract talent and to get the best out of them for the duration of their project.

 

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Added by Jill on September 11, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Government Issues Guidance For Staffing Companies Re Full-Time Employees Under Affordable Care Act

The Obama Administration issued long-awaited guidance last Friday designed to assist employers in identifying their full-time employees for the purposes of either offering health coverage or paying penalties under the Affordable Care Act. The coverage and penalty provisions take effect Jan. 1, 2014.

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Added by Jill on September 6, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Eighty Percent of Workforces Will Utilize Virtual Workers in Some Capacity By 2013

Sixty percent of organizations already have some sort of virtual workforce implemented today, however, with more companies recognizing the benefits of utilizing virtual workers, this number is set to increase to eighty percent by next year.…

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Added by Jill on August 28, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Top 7 U.S. Cities That Will See the Highest Pay Raises Next Year

Recent research by a leading HR firm revealed the U.S. locations that will see the largest increases in salary next year.

 

Workers in the following cities could look forward to a bigger bump in pay than other workers across the U.S. in 2013!

 

  1. Denver
  2. Austin
  3. Dallas/Fort Worth
  4. Detroit
  5. San Diego
  6. Houston
  7. Kansas City

Sadly, residents of San Francisco, Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul probably won’t be…

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Added by Jill on August 22, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

33% of Mid Sized U.S. Companies have Incurred Federal Penalties For Non-Compliance

Thirty Three percent of mid-sized companies in the U.S. have incurred federal penalties for non-compliance with government regulations over the past year. Unfortunately, for the most part, the penalties do not seem to have occurred due to just one minor slip up - of the thirty-three percent that incurred…

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Added by Jill on August 15, 2012 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Top Ten Mistakes CA Employers Make (That Could Get Them Sued)

Classifying all workers as exempt, whether they are or not 

Although classifying all workers as exempt and paying them a salary would be easier for both the employer and (arguably) the employee, legally it’s not a good idea and can get companies involved in hefty lawsuits. Read…

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Added by Jill on August 13, 2012 at 12:00pm — 7 Comments

Calculating Turnover Costs: Companies with 10k workers spend $41.3 million on Employees That Don’t Stick Around

A company that employs around 10,000 workers can easily end up spending $41.3 million solely on employee turnover costs if they engage these workers as direct hire, internal employees. Companies waste a phenomenal amount of money on recruiting, statutory employer and training costs when these employees –…

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Added by Jill on August 6, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Mobile Workforce: 70% of All Workers Now Have Some Degree Of Mobility With Their Jobs

70% of workers now have some level of mobility with their jobs, representing around 1 billion mobile workers worldwide. Three in Five workers polled by HireVue claim that they don’t need to be in the office to be productive and the research found that mobile workers now spend an average of 20% of…

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Added by Jill on August 1, 2012 at 12:27pm — No Comments

Temporary and Contract Employment Has Grown 22.4% So Far This Year

According to the ASA Staffing Index, since the beginning of 2012, temporary and contract employment has grown by 22.4% - up 4.4% in July 2012 from July 2011 alone.

 

Typically, staffing employment peaks between mid-November and mid-December each year, after which it dramatically declines for several weeks before turning upward in mid-January.

 

Emergent President Bill Inman, says “We expect the utilization of all kinds of temporary and project based contingent workers…

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Added by Jill on July 30, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Wage and Hour Traps: Paying Non-Exempt, Temporary Workers for All Hours Worked

When you provide non-exempt temporary workers to clients, you need to take extra care that you are paying them for each hour they work. It seems obvious, but these days it’s not as simple as just paying workers for the amount of time they spend on the company’s premises. As a staffing company or independent recruiter providing temporary workers to clients, it’s a good idea to discuss your company’s wage and hour practices with them and check that your client is aware (and abides by) your…

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Added by Jill on July 24, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments

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