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HR Compliance Checklist
December 12, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

The gig economy has solved many problems for companies and has presented many opportunities for workers. But it presents several regulatory and HR compliance issues. Are you sure your business is in compliance with its online talent? Use this HR compliance checklist to figure out whether your company is handling everything correctly.   Please see…

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Total Talent Workforce
November 15, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

Companies typically only consider their full-time employees when it comes to accommodating ongoing workloads or launching special initiatives. But they're missing out on the advantages of total talent management. Read the full article on TLNT to learn more about this model and how HR and talent leaders can prepare for the shift toward total talent…

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November 4, 2019 Read time: 4 minutes

More than two millennia ago, Greek philosopher Heraclitus observed that change “is the only constant.” It's a sentiment that no human resources professional would argue with.   The economic landscape has undergone tremendous upheavals over the past 20 years, much of it due to the tech-driven Fourth Industrial Revolution. Consequently, businesses owe it to their…

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African Male Employee speaking sharing ideas at a diverse team meeting
October 30, 2019 Read time: 3 minutes

As the needs of companies have evolved to include alternative workers, total talent management solutions have entered the mainstream. By definition, total talent management includes full-time employees, freelancers, temporary workers, agencies, independent contractors, gig workers, and even robots to address ongoing staffing needs.   Traditional hiring is one aspect of total talent management models, but complete reliance on full-time staff is…

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Attracting Labor Talent
October 28, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

There’s no single trick for getting employees to stick with you. But when you treat them right, they are more likely to stay. To make sure your business isn’t haunted by potential new hires who ghost you, don’t be afraid to think a bit differently.   See the full article on glassdoor.com to learn how…

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October 10, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

Bunker, the leading instant business insurance and compliance platform for independent workers and enterprises, shined the spotlight on leaders in contingent workforce landscape. IES was honored to be interviewed by bunker and share our story which stretches over 45 years.   Check out the full IES feature on the Bunker Spotlight to learn: The inspiration…

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October 1, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

Which type of business culture will you emphasize in your company? A strategically aligned culture breeds multiple benefits, with leadership that’s consistently more accessible and workers who are cross-trained and can comfortably discuss problems and propose solutions. According to the “Global Innovation 1000” study, companies with aligned cultures and innovation strategies demonstrate 30% higher enterprise growth…

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Co-Employment
September 19, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

Many businesses are wary of co-employment. But those that avoid it are missing out on the benefits that hiring a shared employee can bring. Read the full article here on business.com to learn about four ways you can reduce co-employment risk and ensure you partner with the right joint employer.   Article written by: Tania Fiero,…

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1099 Employee Misclassifications — Are You at Risk_ 800x500 Blog
September 18, 2019 Read time: 3 minutes

If businesses want to avoid incurring and paying unnecessary fines, correctly classifying workers of all types is critical. Classifying 1099 workers, or independent contractors, can be especially tricky for many companies. Reports of misclassification reach as much as one-third of workers in some industries. A report published by the Economic Policy Institute revealed that at the…

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Automate HR Functions
August 20, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

Many companies have trouble figuring out how to streamline HR processes. After all, HR is a vital department that's often bogged down in bureaucracy and busywork. But there's a solution: robotic process automation. RPA has huge implications for HR. This software can handle repetitive tasks and increase efficiency for the most mundane HR jobs. Adopting…

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