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Bill Rate for Temporary Staffing and Payrolling Services
May 2, 2019 Read time: 5 minutes

If you’ve used temporary staffing or payrolling services before, you may have a general understanding of all the costs that are included in a bill rate.  However if you’re just now considering these services you might be a bit surprised when the staffing firm quotes the rate to you.  The purpose of this article is…

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job promotion
September 17, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, VP of Human Resources Published By: Success Magazine  After a year working as a human resources manager, I thought I was ready for a director-level promotion. Or, more accurately, I was worried that continuing to perform tactical HR responsibilities that could be easily outsourced wasn’t a sound long-term career plan. So my…

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International Freelancers
September 12, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Trevor Foster, former VP of Finance & Innovation at IES and current CEO & Founder of Fulcrum Published By: Hr.com  Once upon a time, in a market far, far away, employers only had two options for recruiting talent: word of mouth and the local newspaper. Today, however, the hiring process isn’t limited by any…

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Remote Work
August 22, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President & CFO  Published By: CEOWORLD Magazine  IBM, one of the first big corporations to roll out a robust telecommuting policy, reversed its position on remote workers last year, telling its employees to either move to a city with an IBM office or find a new job. This move sparked a reassessment of remote…

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July 26, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

Press Release Published by: San Diego - Business Wire Until now, large Fortune 1000 companies seeking to hire skilled on-demand or freelance workers had no compliant way to access gig economy talent. Today, Innovative Employee Solutions (IES), a nationwide provider of outsourced payroll and human resources (HR) administration services, launched a solution to that problem: Fulcrum, a first-of-its-kind…

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Finance Contingent Workers
July 12, 2018 Read time: 6 minutes

By: Trevor Foster, Vice President of Finance & Innovation Published By: Due.com As a company leader, it is your job to think long term. After all, you’re responsible for evaluating the impacts of every business decision — from marketing to business development to hiring. Yet when it comes to thinking through your hiring needs for your…

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agile hr
July 10, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

Agile is probably not the first word you would use to describe the traditional model for hiring and staffing your organization. Typically, human resources departments hire candidates for defined roles with rigid criteria for lateral moves or promotions. But ignoring the agile approach hinders organizations from responding quickly to their constantly evolving needs. Today’s companies…

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Gig Economy Pay Gap
June 4, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By:  Trevor Foster, VP of Finance and Innovation  & Terri Gallagher, President & CEO of Gallagher and Consultants  Published By: Innovation Enterprise  The developing gig economy represents a shift in the way we work, but it brings with it a relic of the old economy: pay inequality for women and minorities. While the move away from traditional salaries…

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Classify Independent Contractors
May 24, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Hilary Hager, Corporate Counsel at Innovative Employee Solutions With its ruling in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court, the California Supreme Court made it much harder for California employers to classify their workers as independent contractors. On April 30, 2018, the court overturned almost 30 years of established law and adopted a new test…

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Risk Management
May 14, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, VP of Human Resources Published By: HR Daily Advisor  Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks. Determine Risk Appetite Of all the steps, this one tends to be the most difficult for…

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