In a typical contract staffing situation, a company utilizes the services of a worker for a specific amount of time and outsources the employment of that worker to a third party. That third party is often referred to as the Employer of Record and serves as the W-2 employer for that worker. As the Employer of Record, the third party takes on the legal liability and the responsibility for the following employment…Continue
There's a lot of good news about contract staffing as 2011 comes to a close.
Citing data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Staffing Industry Analysts has reported that the number of contract/temporary workers increased by 22,300 in November, bringing the total of…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on December 27, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Having trouble finding candidates willing to relocate? Well, according to a recent article from Human Resource Executive, you need look no further than the youngest crop of workers.
According to the article, where previous generations, particularly Generation X, have been reluctant to relocate, Millennials have been willing, if not eager to pick up and…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on December 21, 2011 at 8:36am — No Comments
Contract staffing is a great way to supplement your direct-hire placements with a steady stream of income. But why should you give away part of that income to a contract staffing back-office? Well, there are a number of reasons, and just for fun, we'll count down the top 10 reasons for you, Letterman-style:
10. No more employee questions or issues
9. Stop worrying about missing payroll
8. Stop worrying about whether a client will pay to cover the payroll…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on December 19, 2011 at 3:09pm — No Comments
With unemployment remaining steady around nine percent, the perception is that companies simply aren't hiring. But there are in fact many companies that say they are interested in hiring, but can't find workers with the right skills.
How can that be when, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are 4.7 unemployed people for every vacant job? In a previous blog post, we talked about how employers are asking recruiters for more candidates…Continue
While the recession has supposedly been over for quite some time, many people are still feeling its effects. And it is quite possible that Baby Boomers are having the hardest time bouncing back.
A recent U.S. News & World Report article examines "The Recession's Impact…Continue
Despite getting off to a slow start, the H-1B visa cap for fiscal year 2012 was reached on Nov. 22, so U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is no longer accepting petitions.
H-1B visas allow employers to hire foreign workers with…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on December 5, 2011 at 11:46am — No Comments