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Human Resource Management

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December 1, 2022 Read time: 5 minutes

The benefits of hiring globally are sought after now more than ever. By removing geographical limits, employers get access to wider, more diverse talent. This gives employers the ability to choose workers based on skill and experience rather than location, which opens up the hiring pool and makes it easier to fill specialized roles with…

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November 21, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

If you are thinking about expanding your organization to a different country or state, or if you are looking to expand your talent pool by hiring outside of your state or country, it might be time to consider an employer of record (EOR). Business leaders spend considerable time and resources recruiting talent, processing payroll, marketing their…

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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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Millennials sitting around a laptop smiling and laughing
November 1, 2022 Read time: 1 minutes

"I quit" are two words that could describe the mood of the workforce for the last few years. These words have been literally (or figuratively) uttered by many employees across industries and are dreaded by employers. Most people have not realized that many millennials have or will tender their resignations over the next several years.…

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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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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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September 7, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

Contingent workers are individuals who work for companies for as-needed periods. They’re often hired to carry out specific projects or temporarily fulfill certain roles. Freelancers, gig workers, consultants, independent contractors, and other outsourced talent would all fall under the category of contingent workers. Although companies have been using contingent workers for years now, many have been strategically…

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August 26, 2022 Read time: 4 minutes

It’s no surprise that every company wants the best possible talent for its team. But as anyone who has gone through the hiring process knows, finding the right person isn’t easy. This is especially true right now, as job applicants are much more discerning when it comes to finding their ideal careers. Just because the…

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August 24, 2022 Read time: 3 minutes

The work landscape has changed drastically, and as it has, new solutions for hiring and engaging talent have also come. There are many contributing factors, including a shift in the attitude of many workers prioritizing flexibility in their career paths, the rise of the gig economy, and the pandemic.   Enter  total talent management. Total talent management is…

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