Work is a day-to-day activity that most people have to do to sustain income for everyday lives. And while most are passionate in performing our everyday duties, some just go with the flow of things just for the money. Since this is the case, is there any way to keep less enthusiastic employees motivated?
How will you be able to show them that work is more valuable that the pay they are going to receive? In this article, we are going to talk about the importance of money as a tool for…Continue
Added by Joel Cheesman on February 24, 2013 at 12:32am — No Comments
Employers and labor-market experts say the pendulum is swinging (albeit slowly) away from off shoring labor strategies toward a more home grown approach.
According to the experts, U.S. employers are recognizing the limits of shipping work abroad and are now looking to strengthen operations…Continue
Added by Jill on February 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A new law mandating that all commissioned employees in California be provided with a written contract became effective Jan 1st, 2013. The law states:
“By January 1, 2013, whenever an employer enters into a contract of employment with an employee for services to be rendered within this state and the…Continue
Added by Jill on February 11, 2013 at 2:18pm — No Comments
January is typically a time when companies look back at the previous year and try to predict what may happen next. Despite the seemingly ever-changing economic outlook, 2013 is no different. The good news is that they found that 62% of companies believe they are financially better off than from a year ago, according to…Continue
Added by Jill on January 24, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments
The new Affordable Care Act is set to provide American workers with access to quality, affordable health insurance from January 1st, 2014. However, there are still a number of questions as to how employers of temporary and project based workers are going to implement the legislation effectively – and much of…Continue
Added by Jill on January 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments
99% of organizations will be closed on Christmas Day this year, with 85% also closed for the holidays on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013.
Added by Jill on December 6, 2012 at 1:17pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jill on November 27, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments
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.
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…Continue
Added by Jill on October 25, 2012 at 3:06pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jill on October 23, 2012 at 12:39pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jill on October 18, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Jill on October 16, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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.…
Added by Jill on October 9, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Jill on October 4, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Jill on September 18, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) recently reported that starting salaries are increasing for Class of 2012 graduates.
Added by Jill on September 12, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Jill on September 11, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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.
Added by Jill on September 6, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Jill on August 28, 2012 at 1:09pm — No Comments
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!
Sadly, residents of San Francisco, Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul probably won’t be…Continue
Added by Jill on August 22, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments