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63% of Companies Don’t Have A Defined Contingent Workforce Strategy

In a recent webinar we did for, on “Cutting the Cost of the Contingent Workforce”, we asked our webinar attendees a few poll questions about their contingent workforce strategies and how they implement them.



Added by Jill on July 17, 2012 at 1:25pm — No Comments

46% of Independent Contractors Are Found to be Misclassified - Take The IRS 20 Point Test & Protect Your Company

Ultimately, 46% of Independent Contractors reviewed by the IRS are determined to be misclassified and one in three companies fail a worker classification audit. The IRS claims to lose nearly $350 billion a year in unpaid taxes, with $39 billion attributed to underpayments or non-payments by independent workers.


Needless to say, the IRS is keen to clamp down on this loss of revenue – last year they hired 4,500 new agents to undertake audits. If your…


Added by Jill on July 16, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Contingent Workforce Employment 6% Higher Than Last Year

U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 2.78 million temporary and contract workers per day during the first three months of 2012, according to recent data released by the American Staffing Association, based on its quarterly Employment and Sales Survey.


“Temporary, contract and project-based work provides excellent job opportunities for many kinds of workers across the U.S.” says Bill Inman, President of Emergent.


From January through March of this year,…


Added by Jill on July 6, 2012 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

How to Cut the Cost of Your Contingent Workforce




Added by Jill on June 25, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Seniors and The Contingent Workforce

It’s been widely reported that the contingent workforce is growing at a steady rate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that the temporary services industry added almost half million workers and accounted for 91% of total job growth between June 2009 – June 2011. But what does this growth mean for our ageing…


Added by Jill on May 31, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

The Net / Net of Net Geners

The Net Net of the Net Geners

Presented by: Doug Douglas – National Engagement Manager at Stark

Text from Presentation given to, as well as the TASSCC TEC Conference in Austin, TX


Today I’m going to sharing with you information and insights regarding the 21st Century Workforce. My day to day role is to work with HR…


Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on May 9, 2012 at 5:01pm — No Comments

Is Now the Time to Go Into Business for Myself?

After several years of layoffs, many companies are either standing pat with their current workforce sizes or even adding employees here and there.

Others, however, continue to make cuts where needed in order to stabilize their losses and try and position themselves for a positive 2012 as we sit a quarter of the way into the year.

In the event you have found yourself the victim of a job layoff recently or just do not look forward to going to work each and every day, could your…


Added by Dave Thomas on April 12, 2012 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

What is the most popular source of hire?

Jim Stroud interviews Gerry Crispin and discusses his annual research report - "Source of Hire."

00:01 - Introduction

00:17 - You know who The GodFather of HR is

00:32 - Bleep

01:52 - It is a flawed process how ATS count source of hire

03:33 - There isn't one source that stands on its own

05:10 - Direct sourcing has…


Added by Jim Stroud on March 13, 2012 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Staffing Company Best Practices For Employing Contingent Workers

To minimize contingent workforce risks, the temporary staffing company needs to behave like the employer of the contingent worker – which means going over and above…


Added by Jill on February 28, 2012 at 5:37pm — No Comments

How Many Corporate Recruiters Do We Need?

Recently, we have been spending a lot of time on the question “how many recruiters do we need in our corporate staffing function”? When corporate staffing budgets were decimated over the last three years, and have (very) slowly moved back up again as the economy has trickled upwards, there has been a renewed…


Added by Jeremy Eskenazi on June 15, 2011 at 4:25pm — 5 Comments

Women Now Outnumber Men In The Workforce – What Does This Mean for Our Future?

In February 2010, The New York Times reported that, for the first time in recorded history, women outnumbered men on the nation’s payrolls.

What does this mean for the American workforce?

Unfortunately, women’s ascendance in the workplace is partially related to the recent recession. More men work in industries hit harder by the recession, such as financial services, manufacturing and construction. Women tend to predominate in industries such as education and…


Added by Tim Giehll on June 2, 2011 at 1:47pm — 4 Comments

Changing Tides: The Workforce is Shifting

The tides are changing…oh, yes they are.  Hang on.  Get ready.  The shift is happening, again.

First, let’s frame where we’re at.  The Millennial Generation (those born between 1980 and 1991) is emerging as the predominate workforce.  They are a larger group, collectively, than the Baby Boomers (those born…


Added by David Rose on May 17, 2011 at 2:10pm — 2 Comments

Women (in IT) listen up - you have not, because you ask not

A recent blog by Tony Kontzer really got our…


Added by Jon Prete on March 18, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

Will Social Recruiting Dig the Job Board Plot Next to the "Help Wanted" Grave

I find this whole recruiting train of thought amusing...

With Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, and myriad other avenues of engagement - worrying about where the best site to place a job ad...well, er - it sounds like a discussion from a 100 years ago listening to two buggy whip salesmen chatting about which blacksmith to…


Added by K.C. on February 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 20 Comments

Utilizing the over 65 workforce

Does your staffing software allow you to enter “66,” “67,” “68,” and even higher numbers for the age of your workers? Can your system handle “100″? It probably does, but you should double check anyways, for workers 65 and older are one of the fastest growing segments of the American…


Added by Tim Giehll on February 10, 2011 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Is Making a "Career Investment" like Swallowing a Dead Fish? - PART I

(With 2/3 of the workforce or about 60-70 million people actively looking or open to a new job opportunity, and just 3-4 million jobs advertised, creating a Career Investment Portfoilio may just be the wisest step to take...This Two Part article will spell out the state of the current employment economy and explain how to easily build a Career Investment Portfolio and benefit from it now and into the…


Added by K.C. on February 10, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Competitive Workforce Solutions for 2011

Our 2011 Competitive Workforce Solutions for Your Organizational Challenges provide a comprehensive package of useful and convenient strategies that will help you…


Added by Juntee Terrenal MA GMS on February 10, 2011 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Staffing Solutions in 2011: Looking Ahead

Since I looked back at 2010 in a recent post, I’ll look ahead in this one. And I’ll admit, reading U.S. News and World Report’s annual …


Added by Tim Giehll on January 19, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Do You Believe in a Glass Ceiling?

I am not sure one exists.  I do know that there is a shortage of female C level executives.  We recently hosted an IFRS update luncheon for CFOs and sent an invitation to every CFO of a publicly traded company in the Boston area and I only came up with 1 female CFO out of 70. 

glass ceiling

Is it a “glass ceiling” or something else?

I believe it is something else or maybe a combination of these 2 observations...

1)  Women…


Added by Saundra Lee on January 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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