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May 24, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

As a talent acquisition professional, you’re bringing in your company’s best workers. Because you have limited resources, here are some low- or no-cost ways to ensure you’re making a positive impact on your organization.  Build Transparency  Communicate the value of transparency to leaders and hiring managers. Let them know you want it to be a…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

By Katherine Duru Employers with a nationwide workforce face an array of responsibilities with respect to complying with Federal, State, and Local regulations. The Human Resources department is generally tasked with compliance, in conjunction with legal counsel. In most organizations, HR is responsible for talent management and acquisition, employee engagement, employer branding, organizational development, benefits…

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April 8, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Despite the fact that using contingent workers provides many benefits for your company, the issue of co-employment often arises. Although the staffing firm is typically considered the primary employer, co-employment issues come up when the client company exerts more behavioral and financial control over the contingent worker. Learn how to avoid taking on characteristics of…

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March 30, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Do you want to build a more cohesive team? Research shows you have to start by imagining it. Visualization According to research from Harvard University's Department of Psychology and Center for Brain Science, one minute of positive daydreaming about potential interactions among team members can have a huge, long-lasting impact. During the study, visualization about…

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March 18, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Being more focused means you get more done in less time. Learn three ways you can be more focued at work so you produce a higher level of quality output. Reflect Take time early each day to reflect on your priorities and set your intentions. Shutting out distractions and concentrating on one thing works your…

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January 13, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Many staffing agency owners dream of staying competitive by expanding nationwide or overseas. The increased costs, stress, and time commitment are among the reasons many owners don’t take action. Discover how Innovative Employee Solutions can help by becoming your nationwide Employer of Record. Increase Productivity When we become your employer of record, you can utilize…

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June 17, 2015 Read time: 3 minutes

The following is a guest post from IES’s President, Peter Limone: When it comes to hiring and paying employees, the road to payday can sometimes be a bumpy one. As President of a company that specializes in helping companies simplify payroll for their contingent hires, I’ve seen firsthand how easy it is for clients to…

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April 30, 2015 Read time: 3 minutes

Communication is a huge component of the job for HR professionals, and with the growing digital age, virtual communication seems to be the go-to method in the workplace. More employees are working from home, companies are expanding and mobility is becoming the norm, meaning that maintaining connections over long distances is vital for business success.Email…

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April 30, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

Although gossip can be completely innocent in the beginning, it can eventually hurt feelings and damage reputations. According to the University of Virginia's Health System Faculty and Employee Assistance Program, workplace gossip may even cause good employees to leave the company. As an employer, it is your job to keep gossip under control in your organization. Here…

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April 29, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

The point of an interview is for the employer to get to know the candidate and for the candidate to gain a better understanding of the job. That being said, there are certain personal qualities that by law cannot play a factor in whether a person gets a job. According to Business Insider, questions that…

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