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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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