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April 5, 2023 Read time: 3 minutes

With a possible recession in the air and the rising cost of living wreaking havoc for just about everybody, companies have a lot on their plates today. It’s no wonder that decision makers are looking for any opportunity to save costs and draw out inefficiencies from their processes.   How Should Businesses Cut Costs When…

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March 14, 2023 Read time: 3 minutes

Talent is often one of the most important assets to a business. It’s something the majority of companies can agree upon. As such, they take diligent measures to offer competitive pay, including solid benefits plans, and great work environments — not to mention positive employee experiences. But with a fluid market and changing economy, proper planning…

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February 9, 2023 Read time: 3 minutes

When looking for help with employment and compliance tasks for remote or contingent workers, businesses don’t always know what an employer of record provider can do for them. It’s not just payroll processing -  an employer of record (EOR) can help in many more ways. And it’s especially useful for expanding businesses or those needing…

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February 9, 2023 Read time: 5 minutes

If you’ve traditionally employed full-time employees, you might have some questions about the different types of work arrangements that have gained momentum over the past few years. With the rise of the internet and tech companies that have enabled the gig economy, more workers are eschewing full-time employment for the flexibility of less permanent working…

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February 8, 2023 Read time: 1 minutes

The Great Resignation is still impacting businesses. In October alone, 4 million workers left their jobs. Adding insult to injury is a new phenomenon sweeping workplaces across the U.S.: quiet quitting. Gallup believes quiet quitters make up at least 50% of the U.S. workforce, and employers are feeling the strain. Worker productivity dropped significantly in…

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February 2, 2023 Read time: 1 minutes

HR leaders are looking for creative solutions to mitigate labor shortages. A great place to start is with retired workers. Regardless of their specific personal motivations for rejoining the workforce, this “unretired” demographic is a godsend to businesses in need of talented and experienced employees.   Read the full article in theHRDIRECTOR.com here.   This…

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February 1, 2023 Read time: 1 minutes

What was once commonly known as "payrolling" is now more commonly known as an "employer of record", or EOR. EORs started when companies decided to experiment with the idea of outsourcing the administrative burden of employment for contract workers so that they could engage employees faster and compliantly throughout the United States. This service is…

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January 23, 2023 Read time: 4 minutes

Although similar on the surface, professional employer organizations (or PEOs) and employers of record (or EORs) operate under vastly different business models — and the biggest difference between PEOs and EORs can be summed up in two words: partner status. PEOs serve as your co-employer partner, whereas EORs serve as the legal employer of your dispersed workforce. Both…

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January 4, 2023 Read time: 1 minutes

Recruiters LineUp names IES for Top 10 Best Employer of Record Services 2023. We would like to extend our gratitude and send a special thanks to Recruiters LineUp for naming IES as a top 10 Employer of Record service provider.   See the full list of Top 10 here.

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December 15, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes

The way people work has been changing for a while now. Even before the pandemic hit, companies had been rethinking their approach to business. The last couple of years accelerated many of the trends already present. One of the most common of those trends was remote work, or, at the very least, hybrid work. At the…

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