Contractor Outsourcing Management Saves Recruiters Money

At the end of the day, every recruiter wants two simple things: more time and more money. But some business expenses and time-wasters are simply unavoidable . . . right? Here’s the secret: you can keep more of your hard-earned money and save valuable time by changing one thing about the way you do business as a […]

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5 Ways Contract Staffing Helps Balance Your Recruitment Desk

There’s been plenty of turmoil in the Stock Market during the past 12 months. It’s difficult to predict what’s going to happen next. (Although some financial experts are predicting a recession in either 2020 or 2021.) That would be an appropriate way to describe the typical recruitment desk. You just don’t know what’s going to […]

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What to Know About Length of Contract Assignment

As a recruiter, you are familiar with the placement process for contractors. You might place a contractor at a company for a few months. Or, the client may decide to extend the contract assignment to a longer period of time. Read on to learn about the factors that can impact the length of a contract […]

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4 Critical Contract Workers’ Rights You Need to Know

You likely know that offering contract staffing services can help you grow your recruiting business. But, do you know what laws to follow? When you work with contractors who are employed through you as W-2 employees, you need to be mindful of their contract workers’ rights. Contract workers’ rights If you offer contract staffing services, […]

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10 Pitfalls of Working With a Vendor Management System

As a recruiter, job orders are king and the more job orders the better it gets, especially if you can fill them! That’s exactly what a Vendor Management System (VMS) seems to offer. However, “all that glitters is NOT gold.” Top Echelon has been helping recruiters make placements for more than 30 years, and what […]

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What Recruiters Can Do About Age Discrimination in Hiring

Age discrimination doesn’t get the attention that racial and sexual discrimination get, and winning an age discrimination case is difficult for employees. But while it may not be a well-publicized topic, older workers do appear to be hitting a wall when it comes to finding work. According to AARP, two out of three workers between […]

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What Is an Employer of Record?

When a business hires an employee, it assumes responsibility for all employment tasks, costs, and liabilities associated with having that employee on staff. But not all businesses want to deal with that responsibility. There is another option: using an employer of record. What is an employer of record? An employer of record is an organization […]

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How Does a Confidentiality Agreement for Contractors Work?

When you offer contract staffing services, you must get everything squared away between your client and the contractor. Your client might require a confidentiality agreement for contractors to protect their company during employment and after the contractor’s work term is up. Learn what a confidentiality agreement is, how it can protect your client’s company, and […]

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