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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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RPA Robotic progress with seven Human workers vs one Robot pushing a wheel
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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robot hands choosing cv profile
July 2, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

Human resources professionals are turning to technology to help them hire the right people more quickly and easily. Artificial intelligence tools are helping HR administrators in many ways — and transforming talent acquisition in the process. Although fully adopting AI and machine learning might be far off for some, there are plenty of applications that…

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Business man working on cell phone in the city
June 25, 2019 Read time: 1 minutes

  Blockchain tools can help human resources professionals handle all kinds of tasks. From identity validation and background checks to referral systems and payment processing, blockchain technology offers a variety of improved tools for HR departments in the know. With so much to learn about this emerging technology, HR professionals have to find balance to…

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August 22, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President & CFO  Published By: CEOWORLD Magazine  IBM, one of the first big corporations to roll out a robust telecommuting policy, reversed its position on remote workers last year, telling its employees to either move to a city with an IBM office or find a new job. This move sparked a reassessment of remote…

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July 26, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

Press Release Published by: San Diego - Business Wire Until now, large Fortune 1000 companies seeking to hire skilled on-demand or freelance workers had no compliant way to access gig economy talent. Today, Innovative Employee Solutions (IES), a nationwide provider of outsourced payroll and human resources (HR) administration services, launched a solution to that problem: Fulcrum, a first-of-its-kind…

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January 3, 2018 Read time: 5 minutes

  By: Tania Fiero, VP of Human Resources Published By: CEOWORLD Magazine.  Near-perfect productivity. Immune to drama and gossip. Efficient from morning to night. It’s a profile of the ideal worker. It’s also a list of qualities human beings will never have. What else do those attributes describe? An “R” word so contentious that it’s…

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January 2, 2018 Read time: 5 minutes

Thanks to faster internet, smartphones, and changing employer attitudes, remote work is gaining steam. According to Gallup, 43 percent of U.S. employees worked remotely at least some of the time last year, an increase of four percent from 2012. But not every company sees savings with remote work. IBM, known for pioneering remote arrangements in the 1980s, recently…

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December 4, 2017 Read time: 2 minutes

By: Trevor Foster, VP of Finance & Innovation Published By: HR.Com.  Clearly, plenty of people are looking for work. Not all of those people want to be boxed in by traditional full-time employment, but HR and business leaders continue to cling to a one-size-fits-all model. Frankly, that isn't working in today's economy. According to IBM's…

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October 6, 2017 Read time: 4 minutes

There was a time when grocery shopping was simple. The aisles were few, and the selection small, but you got what you needed and never looked back. Walk into a grocery store today and you’ll get stuck in the peanut-butter-and-jelly aisle for an hour just trying to decide between dozens of different brands and varieties.…

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