Although processing payroll may seem as easy as printing a check. You should be aware of the many complexities that come with being an employer. The laws have become so complex that keeping up on the changing rules for each state requires extensive time and resources. The following are some of the areas that you need to be concerned with when processing payroll for your contingent workers.…Continue
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 workforce here in the U.S.?
Between 2010 and 2030, the number of Americans between 25 and 64 will climb by 16 million and two-thirds of the increase will consist of people…Continue
Added by Jill on March 30, 2012 at 2:07pm — No Comments
Reuters reported last week that temporary labor suppliers are seeing an increasing number of temporary and project based contingent workers hired as internal, direct hire employees.
In fact, larger staffing firms estimate that around 40% of the contingent workers they place on assignment eventually convert to direct hire employees. However, this suggests that the remaining 60% of these workers - filling flexible positions - are likely to retain that…
Added by Jill on March 30, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments
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Added by Jill on March 15, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Last week, The Washington Post reported that more than a quarter of people who have found jobs since the recession have landed temporary positions. This finding was based on government data, although private estimates are typically a lot higher – in fact, Staffing Industry Analysts claim that 91% of total nonfarm job growth from June 2009 through June 2011 came from the temporary staffing industry.…Continue
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