What is a Conversion Fee?

If you’ve been thinking about placing a contract worker, then you might have seen the words “conversion fee” when looking for information about the process on the internet. You might have even ended up here after typing “what is a conversion fee” on Google.  Today we are going to talk about that very topic. Conversion […]

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Beyond the FCRA – State and Local Background Check Laws

When it comes to running contractor background checks, federal law isn’t the only thing to consider. A growing number of states and localities have their laws for criminal background checks. You must ensure your background checks are being appropriately conducted based on the specific state and local laws that apply. Even if you outsource this […]

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Recurring Revenue and How to Generate It with Contract Staffing

With increasing confidence, experts are stating that the world is moving to contract and freelance worker positions. These flexible arrangements offer better flexibility and income potential for the worker and lower costs for the employer. By 2025, it is expected that more than 50% of the U.S. workforce will be comprised of contract, freelance, and […]

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Top 10 Unique Hiring Regulations and Their States

When it comes to hiring, the HR and recruiting process is already confusing. However, if you throw in multiple offices, states, or employee types, things can get complicated very quickly. Each state has different laws regarding how to hire and fire employees, including discrimination, payroll, and more. If you are recruiting or staffing in a […]

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3 Ways Contract Staffing Provides Workers Flexibility

It’s no secret that the American workforce is changing.  More households have two working parents now than any other time in history. Both mothers AND fathers need time off to care for sick children or attend their school events.  And many of them are also taking care of their own elderly parents. Meanwhile, Millennials who grew up […]

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Are You Leaving Money On The Table When Your Temp Goes Perm?

Having trained or consulted with hundreds of temporary staffing services and contract staffing firms around this country, I am continually amazed by the variety of approaches utilized to handle the transfer of an employee from the staffing services payroll to the payroll of the client’s organization. The term most commonly used to describe this process […]

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What Does Assembly Bill 5 Means for Recruiting Agency Owners?

Recruiting agencies that  make contract placements and classify their candidates  as independent contractors may not be able to do so any longer. A little over a year ago, the California Supreme Court issued a ruling that made it more difficult for employers to classify their workers as independent contractors. The ruling was the result of […]

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11 Things You Should Do if You Place Healthcare Contractors

There is a huge demand for healthcare professionals as the American population continues to age.  To achieve workforce flexibility, many healthcare providers are filling their open positions with contractors.  This creates a tremendous opportunity for recruiters who can work this niche. If you place healthcare contractors, though, you will want to take extra care to qualify healthcare […]

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4 Conversations to Have with Contractors

A happy contractor helps make a happy client. But according to Staffing Industry Analysts’ recent survey of contractors, there is one thing that is making them decidedly unhappy: lack of communication. In particular, the contractors surveyed felt that they did not know what to expect on their contract assignments and were uncertain how long they were going to […]

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3 Steps to Getting Started with Contract Staffing… Plus BONUS Job Order Tips!

Why Bother with Contract Staffing? Contract staffing played a significant part in the recovery from the Great Recession. Even now that the economy has (for the most part) bounced back, it’s still a large part of many clients’ workforce strategies. This trend marks a departure from previous recessions, in which contract staffing tended to decline post-recovery as […]

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