5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing an EOR

Your employer of record (EOR) company serves as the critical front line between you and your employees. They are often responsible for managing your compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory laws governing payroll, benefits, and HR. It’s a hugely complex understanding filled with risk—which is exactly why you should ask these five questions before […]

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The Growing Role of Human Resources in Every Company

Human resources, or HR, likes at the heart of every business. Why? Because it’s your people that keep your company moving forward. But managing your ever-changing and growing workforce can be incredibly complex. That’s what makes HR so important. This blog will help you understand why companies are increasingly depending on their HR teams and […]

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What Is a Prevailing Wage & How Is It Calculated?

As if paying your employees wasn’t complicated enough, in 2016 the federal government set rules requiring that construction workers on specific public projects and in specific job categories be paid the same rate. This rate varies by state. This blog will help you understand the concept of prevailing wage and the ramifications at the state level […]

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Are 1099 Employees Covered by Workers Comp?

In 2018, NPR reported that nearly one in 10 Americans ware 1099 contractors. That increased to 30% by 2019, and by all accounts, the number continues to rise. This creates a dilemma for employers tasked with dealing with the tax and labor status of a diverse workforce. How can you be sure you’re treating your 1099 employees fairly under the letter […]

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Working With the Right EOR Makes all the Difference

The human resource function is one of the most labor-intensive processes in the modern business function. Regulatory rules require extensive levels of skill to maintain requirements for each candidate, taxes vary by city and state, and labor rules require that you stay on your toes 24/7. It’s not a job for the faint of heart […]

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How Higher Education Institutions Can Leverage Contract and Temp Staff

There is a new trend in higher education; contract and temporary staffing. This trend is already established in many industries, and companies move to outsource their teams whether they are in banking, technology, healthcare, or another field.   As COVID-19 continues to make an impact on occupancy levels at our nation’s higher education facilities, there is less […]

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The Rise in Remote Work is Changing Higher Education

Over the past 18 months, remote work has been forced on the global workforce. If you work in an office, and you can do your job from home, then you are most likely now working from your house. This new style of working presents challenges to HR leaders in almost every industry. Forbes even thinks […]

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DOL Withdraws New Independent Contractor Rule

The rules for independent contractors changed in May when the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Final Rule governing their hire under the Fair Labor Standards Act. What did the new rule do, and how will it affect employers and their independent contractors?  New Rules for Independent Contractors  With a new administration in place, the […]

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6 Ways to Start Offering Contract Staffing

Over the last 2 years the hiring and recruiting market has changed drastically. The COVID-19 pandemic and the rise in remote work has enabled employees to work anywhere, for anyone, at any time. Gone are the days of physical office locations, and 40 year careers at one company. Employees today desire flexibility, work life balance, […]

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Is Co-Employment Illegal?

Legally, co-employment simply means that companies share the responsibility of hiring and employing their workforce. Typically, there are defined roles within these processes to help keep companies following the letter of the law. Is co-employment illegal? However, the answer is “no,” but there are some rules and best practices that should be followed.  Co-Employment Designation […]

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