Contract to Hire Placements: Perfect for Everyone

Many companies want to “try before they buy” on employees they are looking to hire. This often means hiring them on a “contract to hire” basis. While this might seem bad for employees and even recruiters, it’s great for everyone involved! Hiring from contract to full-time can help the recruiter make a placement; the company […]

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What Industries Hire the Most Independent Contractors?

The hiring of independent contractors is only becoming more common as time goes on. Businesses are looking to join the movement by scaling back the number of full-time employees and replacing them with contract workers for a variety of reasons.  However, not all jobs are right for contract roles. Being in a high-level management role […]

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A Labor Shortage Crisis Looms, and Contract Staffing Could Help

Birth rates are dropping Recently, you might have seen a report about how the birth rate, specifically in the US, is falling dramatically. A recent New York Times post quoted the report by saying, “There were an estimated 3,788,235 people born in the United States last year, a 2 percent decrease from 2017 and the […]

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Is Your Certificate of Insurance (Or Lack Thereof) Holding You Back?

As the demand for contractors continues to increase, clients are getting more picky about the vendors they select to supply them with the help they need. Did you know that “More than one third (36 percent) of U.S. workers are in the gig economy” according to Forbes? This movement is affecting all parts of the […]

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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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