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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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PEO VS. EOR on a sleek globe graphic
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 18, 2023 Read time: 1 minutes

On today’s episode of the Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast, Jonathan H. Westover speaks to Tania Fiero from Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) about addressing workforce gaps using contingent workers.   Tune in for the full conversation on Human Capital Innovations (HCI) Podcast with Jonathan H. Westover.   Interview with: Tania Fiero, Chief Human Resources Officer…

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January 10, 2023 Read time: 1 minutes

Although remote work once seemed like a temporary fix during the pandemic, it’s evident that it’s here to stay. While remote and hybrid offices were taking hold of the workforce, companies also began engaging more contingent and freelance workers. In a recent survey, large corporations in the U.S. said that 28% of their workforces were…

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Two business women smiling in a meeting with a laptop in front of them.
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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Business man behind computer smiling and holding a pen
November 11, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Hiring international employees is a tricky but essential practice for many businesses. Your company is growing and ready to take the next step of expanding globally. As your company grows, one of the first considerations is how to engage the workforce needed to support your expansion efforts.  Understanding employment laws and cultural expectations for the…

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Man looking frustrated over a contract
October 27, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

Today, the item at the top of many executives’ lists is rising labor costs. To help employees stay afloat among increasing costs of living and keep them engaged, leaders are adjusting compensation. However, that leads to more business costs. So, how can company leaders manage their costs and invest in their talent?   Read the…

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Diverse Individuals that are Generation Z standing next to each other
October 10, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

The oldest members of Generation Z are now hitting their early 20s and beginning to make their mark in the world of work. Gen Z is a unique group with a perspective founded on technology and rapid global change. As such, employers cannot treat them like any other generation—even millennials. Gen Z’s characteristics in the…

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Woman organizing and moving information on a 3D screen
September 9, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

The power dynamic between employers and employees is shifting. As executives across industries struggle to keep and attract top talent, it is evident that employers no longer hold the majority of the power in recruitment. Because the workforce of today is more discerning, candidates are no longer afraid to turn down job offers and keep…

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