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May 2, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Sara Jensen, VP of Business Development Published By: GovLoop You know how hard it is to hire a great employee. Now, imagine needing to hire dozens of highly skilled workers eligible for federal security clearance in mere months. Sounds impossible, right? Yet, that’s the challenge defense contractors like Lockheed Martin overcome year after year.…

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April 25, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President & CFO Published by:  Innovation Enterprise March 17, 2017 In today’s economy, there’s only one thing more in demand than on-demand workers: the skills needed to manage them. In January, the U.S. temporary help services employment sector added about 14,800 jobs, a gain of about 0.5%. At the same time, the penetration…

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April 25, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

Every year, the IRS rakes in billions of dollars in penalties from U.S. small businesses – for mistakes they have no idea they’re making.  The treacherous trap for many business owners?  Payrolling.   It’s why more and more companies are turning to payrolling services.  These companies serve as the “Employer of Record” for your contingent…

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April 19, 2017 Read time: 1 minutes

By Tania Fiero, Vice President, Human Resources Published by HR.com More Americans are in business for themselves than ever before. By 2020, more than 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will be contingent. What do HR leaders think of the shift? They love the gig economy for the heightened flexibility, reduced labor costs, and broader…

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April 6, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

By Peter Limone, President & CFO Like an old house with a dozen additions, U.S. employment law is a hodgepodge of regulations. Acts have been tacked on over the years, but the foundation upon which everything rests is the Fair Labor Standards Act. Last fall, the Obama administration’s Department of Labor chose to give the…

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April 3, 2017 Read time: 3 minutes

Delivery truck drivers, accountants, software developers…even mystery shoppers.  The booming gig economy is rapidly changing how many workers make money.  Nearly 54 million Americans participated in some form of independent work in 2015.  That’s more than 33 percent of the entire U.S. workforce! In fact, some researchers project that half of the working U.S. population…

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March 14, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

Sara Jensen, VP Business Development In life, you get what you pay for. Whether you bought a cheap trash bag that broke on your way to the dumpster or off-brand ice cream instead of your favorite brand, you’ve probably learned this lesson firsthand. Still, it’s tempting to skimp on quality to save money, and HR…

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December 30, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Companies that want to stay competitive outsource their HR and payroll functions to an employer of record (EOR). Learn five reasons why, then partner with IES as your EOR. Utilize Current Technology At IES, we provide top-notch HR and payroll professionals with access to the latest technology for all your HR and payroll needs. This…

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December 23, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Dealing with piles of paperwork for your HR, payroll and other back-office functions is a thing of the past. Learn how partnering with Innovative Employee Solutions will save you time on paperwork and provide additional benefits by acting as your employer of record. Cloud Hiring/Payrolling Services With IES’s cloud payrolling services, our Recruiter Portal provides…

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December 16, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

Employing “road warriors” who live in one state and work in another can result in complicated tax obligations. Fortunately, you don’t have to handle them yourself. Partner with Innovative Employee Solutions as your international employer of record, and leave the complex tax issues to us. Variations in Income Tax Requirements  Because states have different requirements…

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