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The Contract Workforce

May 14, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Peter Limone, CPA, CGMA – President and CFO The short answer is yes, in all 50 states. In addition IES also provides Defense Base Act insurance for government and department of defense contractors working overseas. In reality, providing workers compensation insurance is only the tip of the iceberg, IES provides a workers compensation program which…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

By Katherine Duru Employers with a nationwide workforce face an array of responsibilities with respect to complying with Federal, State, and Local regulations. The Human Resources department is generally tasked with compliance, in conjunction with legal counsel. In most organizations, HR is responsible for talent management and acquisition, employee engagement, employer branding, organizational development, benefits…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 5 minutes

Written by Trevor Foster As the temporary staffing market continues to grow rapidly, many independent recruiters have been considering adding contract placements to their list of services in addition to permanent placements. In doing so recruiters can leverage their existing contacts and clients to add significant revenue that can be very profitable. Of course, with…

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May 14, 2016 Read time: 5 minutes

Written by Trevor Foster As the temporary staffing market continues to grow rapidly, many independent recruiters have been considering adding contract placements to their list of services in addition to permanent placements. In doing so recruiters can leverage their existing contacts and clients to add significant revenue that can be very profitable. Of course, with…

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May 12, 2016 Read time: 4 minutes

Written by Trevor Foster As the temporary staffing market continues to grow rapidly, many independent recruiters have been considering adding contract placements to their list of services in addition to permanent placements. In doing so recruiters can leverage their existing contacts and clients to add significant revenue that can be very profitable. Of course, with…

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May 5, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

In order to prosper, your business has to change with the times. Learn about six up-and-coming trends in recruiting and why you need to capitalize on them. SnapChat SnapChat is being used by more companies to learn about job candidates’ passions, thought processes and drive. A company gains more access into candidates’ lifestyle values and…

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May 3, 2016 Read time: 3 minutes

Lemons are great in lemonade, but they might not be your first choice in a gin and tonic. If professional employer organizations (PEOs) and employers of record (EORs) were both garnishes, like lemons and limes, they'd belong in different drinks. Although they seem similar, PEOs and EORs provide different services. An EOR puts a portion…

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April 15, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

There are many variables to think about when deciding whether to hire a full-time employee or independent contractor for a specific job. Consider these three factors when choosing which type of worker is right for your company’s needs. Costs Besides covering a salary, hiring a full-time worker means paying for health insurance, vacation days, payroll…

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March 16, 2016 Read time: 2 minutes

One of your biggest struggles may be retaining top talent for your business. Investing time in caring for, engaging, and re-deploying contract workers may be your solution. Strong Branding Because contract workers engage with your business clients more often than you, your employees’ opinions of you will pass on to your clients. Your contingent workers…

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April 24, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

When making the decision to bring on a temporary workforce, it's important for employers to consider the effect it will have on current employees. According to Team Global, permanent workers may experience discomfort at the thought of temporary employees joining a company, and some may consider it a sign their positions are in jeopardy. It…

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