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Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

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Top 4 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

There are many challenges to working remotely and managing remote teams. We have tips and actionable insights, to help you improve remote management. ...

Ensuring the Security of Your Remote Workforce

Your cybersecurity measures will need to be different when managing a remote workforce. There are additional challenges and steps that need to be take...

6 Trends Defining the Recruitment Industry in 2022

The evolving world of work is changing the recruitment industry. Stay on top of recruitment trends that are defining the industry in 2022 and beyond....

Remote Collaboration: Bringing Teams Together While Apart

Working with remote employees in a distributed workforce or contingent workforce comes with challenges. Don’t let remote collaboration be one of the...

Workforce Virtualization and Payroll Complexities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Essential Questions to Evaluate Outsourcing Providers Guide

This comprehensive list of questions will help staffing owners thoroughly evaluate outsourcing providers to choose the right provider for their needs....

Managing Your Virtual Workforce

Here are the critical factors you need to consider to successfully manage a virtual workforce, from tools to security and everything in between. ...

EOR vs. PEO

Discover the many differences between an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO)....

Unstoppable Sales Growth: Six Tips to Build a New Revenue Stream with Contract Recruiting

Learn how recruiting companies can capture a new revenue stream amid the Great Resignation. ...

Distributed Workforce Combats UK Labor Shortage

The UK is suffering from a significant labor shortage despite low unemployment rates. Changing recruitment strategies can help make up the deficit. ...

Managing Distributed Workforces: Remote Payroll Taxes

Handling the payroll taxes for a remote, distributed workforce can be complicated. Ensure you’re able to hire compliantly across borders. ...

Using Diversity to Build Resilience in Your Procurement Strategies

Promoting the longevity of your clients’ organizations means developing a diversity recruiting strategy that fosters resiliency. ...

Employee Wants, Company Needs: Balancing the Borderless Workplace

People2.0’s Flexible Work Program benefits a distributed workforce by allowing for fully remote employees as well as a hybrid office arrangement. ...

What Is an AOR and Who Needs One

What is an agency of record? The AOR definition is similar to that of an employer of record (EOR) but different in significant ways. Learn more....

7 Employee Classification Types in the US and How To Identify Them Correctly

When it comes to employee classification, mapping out a plan not only ensures your staffing agency's due diligence, it can foresee changes down the ro...

How Outsourcing Could Increase Your Firm’s Valuation

Outsourcing certain business functions can go a long way in enhancing your staffing firm’s valuation....

What Is Considered “Reasonable in the Circumstances” for Proof of Personal Emergency Leave in Ontario? – Updated 2022

COVID-19 has revised the circumstances around personal emergency leave, and more changes are coming. What counts as reasonable in the circumstances pr...

Opportunities for Contingent Workforce Strategies

The nature of talent is changing. Agencies need to take action to stay ahead....

What Job Security Means During the Great Resignation

Job security isn’t what it used to be. Employees increasingly look for security through a diversity of experiences....

Strategies for Re-Recruiting Existing Staff

Your existing workforce is your most valuable asset. Re-recruiting your staff can help keep your talent pools intact....

Global Expansion Strategy Dos and Don’ts for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

A global expansion can be a risky and complex endeavor. Here are some dos and don’ts to follow to help ensure you build a successful global workforc...

How to Conduct Better Video Interviews When Hiring Remote Employees

Video interviews are now commonly used in hiring processes, but not all recruiters are using them effectively....

7 Advantages to Remote Workers That Your Clients Will Love

Workers have loved going remote, but employers have a lot to gain from going virtual too....

Engagement Freedom: Strategies to Connect with Global Talent

Talent globalization has accelerated during the pandemic. Here’s how you can help your clients successfully build and engage a dynamic, globally dis...

Global Talent Management: Strategies to Leverage the Global Talent Community

Talent procurement strategies need to adapt rapidly to the borderless future of work. These strategies will help you successfully engage a globally di...

How to Build Out your Diversity and Inclusion Hiring Strategies

Building a diversity and inclusion hiring strategy can help mitigate biases and attract top talent that you may currently be missing out on....

5 Lessons From Our Candidate Sourcing Webinar

Learn more about the key lessons in candidate sourcing to help your staffing or recruiting agency stand out in 2021....

5 Phases to an Optimized Contingent Workforce Management Strategy

Your staffing or recruiting agency can help your clients optimize their contingent workforce management strategy by understanding these five steps....

Home Office Life

Studies and statistics show working from home is here to stay. With the right routine, technology and balance, it can be a beneficial experience for a...

Talent Curation: How Recruiters Can Get Ahead of the Competition

Ensure you have the right skilled talent available for positions as soon as you need them filled. Here’s how to get ahead with talent curation....

The Difference between Consumer vs. Employer Branding in Talent Procurement

In talent procurement, you need to attract both candidates and clients. Each audience requires a different unique value proposition. Learn more....

Why Employers Should Be Concerned When Employees “Work From Home” in a Location Other Than Their Home Address

We’re all tired of hearing about how uncertain, unprecedented and challenging 2020 has been.  Unfortunately, it’s the reality society faces due t...

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant? Staffing agencies encounter a wide variety of diverse candidates during the hiring process. This di...

Is Candidate Ghosting Damaging Your Candidate Experience?

Ghosting: You say you’ll call, but you never do… You might be doing your candidates, your clients, and your recruiting firm a disservice by gh...

What Is an EOR and What Does It Mean for Contingent Workers?

An employer of record (EOR) serves as the employer to contingent workers for tax purposes and performs all personnel functions under a legal commitmen...

FAQ for Talent Procurement Firms Deploying Independent Contractors in California

If you’re deploying independent contractors in California, you know how vigilant you need to be in order to ensure compliance and avoid misclassific...

7 Tips to Conduct Video Interviews for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

There have been many business lessons learned during COVID-19. One is that office space might not be as necessary as many people once thought. With mo...

Reviewing Staffing Agency Employee Benefits in the Time of COVID-19

Open enrollment for employee benefits typically occurs during the fall, between September and December. While it’s a good idea to review your staffi...

Successful Remote Workforce Management for Staffing Agencies Starts with These 5 Tips

The pandemic has accelerated the future of remote work. More people today are working from home than ever before. Earlier in the year, companies were ...

EOR Perspective: Telltale Signs Contingent Labor Will Be the Next Thing

The last few months have turned the business world upside-down. There have been many business lessons learned during COVID-19. Now, as the markets inc...

Contract Staffing 101: Everything You Need to Know

The world has shifted to contingent and flexible working arrangements. The global situation in recent months has only accelerated this trend, as emplo...

FAQs About Payroll for Contract Recruiters

Contract recruiting is having a moment. With around a third of US employment having already shifted to contingent roles, the need for contract recruit...

What Is Risk Management

To manage risk in the workplace, it is essential to proactively understand the physical risks and potential hazards of each work environment, so that ...

Best Practices for Onboarding Clinicians

There are typically some best practices your organization can adopt when developing your own onboarding and/or compliance processes....

California Payroll Best Practices

Here are just a few of the important things for you to consider when hiring employees in California...

What Is an EOR and Who Needs One?

This week, Staffing Industry Analysts’ word of the week is employer of record, or EOR for short. What is an EOR?...

Supplier Rationalization vs. Optimization: Which Works Best for Your Contingent Workforce Program?

Supply-base professional, Eric Osterhout shares his experience when it comes to rationalizing vs. optimizing an organization’s supply chain...

2 Major Barriers That Can Hinder Contract-Recruiting Revenue Streams

Knowing how to handle these roadblocks can help ensure you realize contract recruiting’s full profit potential...

5 Ways To Compete With the Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller businesses often have many advantages over their larger counterparts—you just need to know how to leverage those advantages correctly!...

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face and How to Solve Them, Part 2

While it may seem overwhelming when so many hurdles stand between you and success, there are solutions available to overcome the obstacles in your way...

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face and How to Solve Them, Part 1

Independent staffing firms have to manage all aspects of running an agency on their own—making their position particularly difficult....

4 Benefits of Using an Employer of Record (EOR) Provider

Serving as an employer of record (EOR) can make you legally vulnerable & take time/resources away from your contract-placement business...

How Small Firms Can Compete with the Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller firms often have many advantages over their larger counterparts; you just need to know how to correctly leverage them!...

4 Selling Points Clients Want to Hear from Recruiters

It’s not enough to simply say that you will solve your clients’ needs—you have to provide proof that shows you have and can!...

3 Easy Ways to Misclassify Employees

There are a few easy ways to misclassify employees in your agency. To ensure compliance, be on the lookout for these misclassification issues....

What Clients Really Want Staffing Companies to Know

Learn what makes for a valued partnership, how to build trust, and things clients would like staffing companies to stop doing....

Starting Your Own Staffing or Recruiting Firm? Incorporate These 4 Best Practices

To avoid falling victim to common pitfalls, follow these four best practices when starting your own staffing or recruiting business...

Ensuring Temporary Worker Satisfaction

As the liaison between clients and contractors, your staffing firm must consider your role in ensuring temporary worker satisfaction...

Innovative Ideas to Move Your Staffing Business Forward, Part 1

Implementing new ideas can propel your staffing business towards greater innovation and impact. Check out our first set of recommendations in this fou...

Help Your Salespeople Do What Matters Most

By understanding what really matter in the world of selling (inside and outside of the staffing industry), leaders can dramatically improve the result...

3 Essential Principles to Drive Fast Growth

If you’re committed to being a fast and growing company, then you’ll be excited to discover there are a few essential principles to put into actio...

Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent

Hiring interns can come with big benefits for both your business and the intern. What factors should you consider? Learn more......

Defining Your Purpose: A Secret to Fast Growth

Beyond the measurable statistics when leading a fast and growing company, every staffing and recruiting company should have a driving purpose....

Apply 6 Principals of Persuasion to Grow Your Staffing Business

Explore and embrace these 6 Persuasion Principles to win concessions and more clients for long-term influence and success....

Leave Great Voicemails for Potential Candidates

Phones are attached to us everywhere we go, but we don’t actually answer them. Here are some rules for voicemails that actually engage candidates....

Tapping into Millennials’ Motivation to Build High-Performance Teams

90% of executive leaders recognize the value of engaged teams, but only 24% believe their teams are actually engaged. The employees feel the disconnec...

Building an Exceptional Customer Service Program for Your Staffing Company

Top-rate customer service, the kind that puts your staffing company in the forefront, is hard work and takes intentional, committed actions every day....

Techniques for Minimizing Candidate Dropout Before Day One

Losing an employee between the offer acceptance and day one of work is excruciating for both you and your client. Here are some tips for minimizing dr...

5 Rules to Get Past the Gatekeeper and Close More New Clients

With some helpful techniques, you can increase your gatekeeper success rate and get in front of more decision makers....

Connecting to Job Seekers: Bridging the Language Gap, Part 2

The biggest opportunity for staffing companies to connect with the job seeker’s struggle is by focusing on the job search process itself....

Connecting to Job Seekers: The Language Breakdown, Part 1

An ASA study revealed that staffing companies and job seekers are not speaking the same language. This two-part series reviews study findings and subs...

How the Rise of the Independent Worker Is Transforming the Workplace

(Part 1 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) When 53 million Americans—one-third of the workforce—have d...

The Workforce of the Future: Should You Buy, Rent, or Build?

In today’s complicated workplace companies are challenged by the harsh reality of talent scarcity when trying to fill critical roles in order to exe...

How the Baby Boomers are Driving the Growth of the Independent Workforce

Driven by seismic shifts in the workforce and the workplace, the independent workforce continues to grow. One of the key drivers behind this trend is ...

3 Significant Workplace Trends Impacting HR Professionals

With the rapid changes taking place in the workforce, and the ever-evolving workplace, the professional life of an HR leader is never dull. Following ...

The New Workforce Reality: Too Much Available Labor, Not Enough Available Talent

The new workforce reality is too many available positions, and not enough workers to fill those positions. What factors are to blame? Read on to find ...

What is an Independent Contractor?

Many organizations are legitimately confused about how to properly classify individuals as independent contractors versus employees, and as a result e...

Audited Consultant Risk: Who Is the Employer?

It has been said that the American dream used to be owning your own home. Today, there are many who say the new American dream is owning your own busi...

Millennials at Work

We’ve now entered a new era of talent scarcity, a time when buyers of talent must focus on attracting and retaining the vital talent they need to ex...

Employment Law Trends and the Flexible Workforce

There is a common misconception that contingent workers are exempt from following certain labor laws. Often, you must follow the same labor laws for y...

9 Critical Workforce Trends for Today’s HR Leaders – (part 1)

2 part series on critical workforce trends for today’s HR leaders, examining the macro workforce and workplace trends, and also some forward-thinkin...

The Impact of Exemption Misclassifications

We often discuss independent contractor misclassification and the significant risk it can present to employers. Today we’ll cover another significan...

Best Practices to Become a Client of Choice for the Flexible Workforce

Progressive organizations are learning they must become a “client-of-choice” in order to attract and retain the flexible workers they need to get ...

Happy National Payroll Week

This week is National Payroll Week which celebrates the hard work by America's 150 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them....

Why a CFO Should Care About Total Talent Management

In today’s fast-paced and global economy CFO's are tasked with more than ever before, and often called upon to act as an internal business partner a...

The Business Case for Building an Alumni Talent Community

Globalization, aging workers, and the rapidly growing flexible workforce are forcing many companies to reevaluate their workforce planning strategies....