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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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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How to Get Staffing Contracts for a Nursing Agency

It’s a candidate’s job market. There are lots of jobs out there, and staffing agencies today are competing fiercely for talent. This is especially true in some of the most in-demand fields, and nursing is one of them. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing projects a shortage of staff through 2030. The data suggests we’ll need 1.2 […]

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The Next Big Thing: Global Employees

COVID-19 moved a big portion of our workforce remote. The latest data shows that 83% of employers say that shifting to remote work was successful, and most plan to keep some form of remote work in place. This has led many employers to wonder whether they even need the kind of real estate they once had. Technology […]

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Is An EOR the Same as a Staffing Agency?

It’s easy to confuse an employee of record (EOR) service with a staffing agency. These types of businesses are often lumped together. Too, some EORs also provide staffing solutions—and vise versa. But these really are two distinct types of business lines. Let’s look at the differences between a staffing firm and EOR. What’s a Staffing […]

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3 Common Federal & State Payroll Withholdings

Employee withholding is incredibly complicated. Payroll is complex enough, especially if you’re operating with multiple employee designations (full-time, part-time, freelance) or across state lines. Payroll withholding is a completely different animal, and it adds a layer of complexity that has serious ramifications if you get it wrong. Here are three common state and federal payroll […]

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Tips for Getting Top Talent to Accept a Contract Role

Contract laborers are the new normal. Prior to the pandemic, at least 20% of the American workforce was under contract, and the numbers are trending upwards. The pandemic only increased this mobile, flexible workforce; Fortune reports that wages and participation by workers in contract fields increased by 33% during COVID-19. They say that “The pandemic ignited people to prioritize […]

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