How is COVID-19 Affecting Contract Staffing?

The novel coronavirus, and its subsequent disease COVID-19, has officially swept the globe and earned itself pandemic status. The situation is ever-changing and fluid, meaning its impacts are still evolving. What we know today may not ring true in two or three months. On an economic scale, however, we know one thing’s for sure: people […]

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Thrive During a Recession with Contract Staffing

The direct hire recruiting business has boomed over the last 4 years due to a growing US economy and an extremely low unemployment rate. Many recruiting and staffing firms were generating tremendous growth and were doubling down on expansion efforts in late 2019 and early 2020. However, since the discovery of COVID-19 and the sudden […]

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What Visas are available to international workers?

Have you ever thought about looking outside of the USA for candidates? We’d be surprised if that answer was no. Many perfectly qualified candidates reside outside the US borders and would love to take you up on placement. However, if you start looking outside the US, then you might have questions. Can it be done? […]

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What Are Fresh Grads’ Career and Life Goals?

It’s important for businesses to understand the goals, wants, and needs of fresh graduates. These are the world’s newest professionals, and snagging the best of the best out of every new batch of fresh grads entails taking a deeper look into what makes them tick. In America, a glaringly obvious indicator of what motivates fresh […]

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Do Mergers and Acquisitions Present Opportunities for Staffing Firms?

Just in the past year, we’ve heard about Fox merging with Disney, Viacom and CBS, and Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade. Every industry is affected by mergers and acquisitions, but not every transaction is beneficial to vendors like staffing firms. Some provide opportunity and some create challenges. This fact usually brings an essential question to […]

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How to Eliminate “Sticker Shock” for Your Clients

Even as the economy is starting to brighten up, client companies are still watching their budgets closely. So it’s no surprise that many of them are balking at the recruiting fees that come with direct placements. As a result, some recruiters may be losing placements from client companies that are just not prepared for the […]

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How Trump’s New Co-Employment Law Affects Staffing Firms

By now, chances are you’ve heard about Trump’s new wage-theft laws. You might be concerned and wondering how they will affect you and if you will have to take any new steps to protect you from co-employment scenarios. Today, Foxhire is going to take a quick look to make sure you feel confident and informed.  […]

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What Industries Hire The Most Contractors?

For staffing and recruiting firms trying to build their contract staffing businesses, identifying the industries with the most opportunity is paramount. While temporary and contract workers have always been around, the Great Recession caused the demand for temporary and contingent labor to rise sharply. At present, about three million temporary workers and contract workers are […]

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What is Mandatory Paid Time Off?

When creating your benefits package, you might be surprised to know that some places will require your company to give sick leave or mandatory paid time off to your employees. Otherwise called mandatory paid time off, it can be hard to know what places require it and what places don’t. Below we will explain what […]

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How to Get Payroll Funding and Increase Your Staffing Firm’s Cash Flow

Payroll funding options How many contractors are you funding payroll for? Many staffing firms, just like your’s place temporary workers, and have to fund the payroll for those placements prior to getting paid by their clients. That can dramatically impact cash flow, and in turn, make it more difficult for a firm to grow. Many […]

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