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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Are Millennials More Willing to Relocate?

Multiple news reports have come out recently talking about “Millennials on the Move.” It seems this generation is growing to be one of the most traveled ages yet to come. That’s more than a fun fact, though; that’s something that contract workers can use to their advantage.  Why are Millenials Moving?  In 2017, 25-34 year-olds, […]

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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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