There is yet more evidence that American workers are putting off retirement, courtesy of a new retirement survey reported on in USA Today.
According to the survey conducted by Sun Life…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 29, 2010 at 9:05am — No Comments
Top Echelon Contracting reported in a previous blog that employers are already looking to hire their temporary seasonal help for the holiday season.
According to a recent Society for Human Resource Management article titled "Staffing Up for Holidays Raises Compliance Issues," those employers need to remember that those temporary workers…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 27, 2010 at 12:53pm — No Comments
As Top Echelon Contracting discussed in a previous blog post, relocation is often the last resort for workers left idle due to the economy. But according to a recent www.workforce.com article, the state of the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 25, 2010 at 10:01am — No Comments
Temporary/contract staffing seems to be a hot topic on the Internet lately, and not just on Web sites that cater to recruiters or staffing agencies.
Many mainstream sources are reporting on a trend we have been tracking for months: that contract staffing seems to be leading the way in…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 22, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments
If you place contractors who are eligible for per diem, you may want to be aware of the new High-Low Substantiation rates recently released by the IRS.
Employers often choose to pay a per diem rate to an employee on business travel instead of reimbursing them for the actual cost of the expenses they incur. This is especially common in contract assignments because the employee is often working in a location far from their permanent residence and must maintain a second…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 21, 2010 at 4:52pm — No Comments