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December 4, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, Vice President of Human Resources Published by: HR Daily Advisor High-quality talent is hard to come by and even harder to keep. With low unemployment and a generation of reliable, experienced workers pondering retirement, competition for talented employees has become the stuff of sleepless nights for chief human research officers. With nearly half of…

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August 7, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Sara Jensen, VP of Business Development  Published By: HRdive.com  The gig economy is here to stay. More than a third of the American labor force is composed of contingent workers, and that number is growing. Freelancers are expected to make up the majority of the workforce within the next 10 years, according to an Upwork and Freelancers Union…

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January 11, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

You might not think of contingent workers when you're filling executive roles — but others certainly are. Believe it or not, 63 percent of executives say they'd switch to contract work if they could, and 47 percent of them would consider filling senior-level roles with contractors. So if your company is looking to fill top-tier positions, your…

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January 2, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

A great museum carefully controls what's seen and what's not. Try viewing stunning sculptures in flickering light. Imagine admiring the beautiful brush strokes of a Monet only to hear a tour guide wrongly call it a Manet. World-class staffing companies work the same way. Sure, they may be working through challenges with their employer of record,…

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November 21, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Trevor Foster, Vice President of Finance and Innovation   Published By: Young Upstarts.  Part of leading a small business is doing more with less, and labor costs are no exception. To compete with larger peers, most small businesses simply can’t afford to offer full-time positions with benefits. Technology is shrinking the world every day, creating…

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November 6, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

Human resources information systems (HRISs) have been around for longer than many of our employees have been alive. These systems, which first appeared in the 1960s, are meant to manage employee data and ease the relationship between human resources departments and their employees. In an economy that is increasingly freelance-oriented, however, HRISs are struggling to…

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October 30, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

Everyone knows what assumptions do, but respected business leaders continue to make the assumption that gig workers are an inferior alternative to full-time employees. Andrew Berlin, CEO of Berlin Packaging, found the competitive spirit of his employees and their willingness to go the extra mile most compelling, and he credited them with growing the company to…

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September 8, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

Life requires risk. Using your oven, driving your car, or even walking out your front door all involve a degree of danger. You do them daily, however, because they make life productive and interesting--co-employment is kind of like that. The same is true for hiring and managing shared employees. Whether sourced through a traditional staffing…

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August 29, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Sara Jensen, VP of Business Development This isn't your HR team's first rodeo. From onboarding to payroll processing to recruitment, your staff can do it all. But "can" is not the same as "should." Every hour your HR team spends number-crunching is one it can't spend crafting culture. Every dollar it spends on compliance is…

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August 7, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President & CFO  Keeping up with technology is a constant struggle. From annually upgrading our phones to buying sleek, recipe-suggesting refrigerators, we strive to stay on top of modern life.  And when I say "we," I mean Innovative Employee Solutions, too. Although we've always been tech-focused, we recently upped our game. After…

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