Many recruiters shy away from contracting because they think it is too complicated. But as we pointed out in our last blog post, when a recruiter uses a contracting back-office, the process is actually very similar to a direct-hire placement. In fact, in many ways, contract…Continue
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You already know that you should do contracting. You know it can help you keep income flowing when direct-hire job orders are sparse. And you know that more and more of your clients want contractors and are probably going to your competitors to get them.
So why aren't you doing it? Well, there's a misconception out there that contracting is hard. Let's face it, it sounds hard. Who is the legal employer of the contractors? What…Continue
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Financial firms are ready to hire but are frustrated by the available candidates, and the feeling seems to be mutual, according to a recent Workforce Management article.
The firms that are looking to hire say they may increase their staffs by up to 30 percent, according to the article. But…Continue
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As a new crop of college graduates attempts to enter the workforce, a recent Human Resources Executive Online article reminds companies to be careful when bringing on interns, particularly unpaid interns.
As we reported last year, the Department of Labor (DOL) and state agencies have been cracking down on illegal unpaid internships. In…Continue
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Contracting is a great way to bring in an additional stream of steady, more predictable income. But many recruiters shy away from contracting because they don't want to take on the financial, legal, and administrative burdens that come with employing their contractors.
Luckily there is a way to sidestep those burdens and still reap the rewards of offering contract staffing to your clients - by utilizing a contracting back-office. So that just leaves…Continue
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