How Would an EOR Handle a Contractor’s Expense Reimbursement

Contracting is the new black of employment models. Today there are 10 to 15 million contractors working in the U.S. That number is expected to grow. One of the complexities inherent in working with contractors is how to reimburse them for expenses. Reimbursing employees is difficult enough; companies struggle even more with organizing around contractor reimbursement. Here’s […]

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3 Payroll Pain Points for Employers

Most HR managers have a love-hate relationship with payroll. On the one hand, they understand the value of the business and its valuable employees. On the other hand, is increasing complexities around federal and state regulatory rules, taxes, benefits, and more. All of these challenges make payroll both one of your most essential functions, but […]

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Strategies to Assimilate Your Contingent Workers in With Core Employees

Everyone wants to feel valued for their contributions at work. But when a worker is from the contingent labor pool, it’s harder for companies to make them feel a part of their core employee group. About 20% of the American workforce is made up of the contingent workforce. Whether it’s freelancers or part-timers, temporary workers, or contract-to-hire, […]

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5 Biggest Stealers of Time for Your Recruiters and Solutions

The latest studies show that small business owners spend one day a week or more on HR paperwork issues. This goes up 37% if the company has between 20 and 49 people. The same is true for recruiting and hiring teams, who spend about 30 hours a week handling administrative tasks during the candidate search process. What are the […]

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Why Would My Organization Need an EOR?

These days companies are trying to do more with less cost and greater efficiency. One way to accomplish these goals is through outsourcing to an employee of record (EOR). Outsourcing allows a qualified external expert to handle essential organizational functions more efficiently than handling the job in-house. Outsourcing your HR-related activities to an EOR makes […]

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Understanding Employee Classifications III: Relationship

The laws governing employment status are changing, as more American workers take up independent contracting as a side hustle or survive the downturn in the economy. Employers who accidentally or deliberately misclassify their workers as independent contractors but who meet all the criteria the IRS sets for full-time employees are likely to be on the […]

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Understanding Employee Classifications II: Financial Control

Under the letter of the law, the lines between employees and independent contractors have started to blur a bit. New lawsuits are coming down in favor of 1099 contractors who say their employers are working them in ways that are very much the same as a full-time worker. Companies are watching these rulings closely to […]

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Are You Measuring Your Back-Office Productivity?

Workplace productivity should always be top of mind for any successful organization. The most successful firms find a way to track worker productivity and its direct impact on the bottom line. Consistently, the companies that fail to produce also fail to have a yardstick in place for their workers to reach. Here are some important […]

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#1 Strategy to Recession Proof Your Business

It’s just math; companies with recurring revenue models are able to scale their businesses more quickly. However, during a downturn in the economy, many companies struggle with this model as clients cut back on services or customers stop buying. One thing is clear though, even during a recession, there is work to be done. Employers are just less likely […]

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Make Remote Hiring Easier With an EOR

There have always been complexities in hiring. Ever-changing federal, state, and local regulations have kept HR teams on their toes for years. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced a new layer of complexity centering on our remote workforce. With 42% of the labor force now remote, the state boundaries that once confined us are gone. Remote work […]

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