Loading...

Blog

Benchmarks: How much do staffing firms typically charge for direct hire?

The most common direct hire fee is 20% of salary, with 42% of staffing firms reporting that level of fee, according to research by SIA.
|April 6th, 2022|Comments Off on Benchmarks: How much do staffing firms typically charge for direct hire?

New Washington state law limits certain provisions in employment and IC contracts

Washington state passed a law preventing contract provisions that prohibit employees and independent contractors from discussing certain illegal acts.
|April 6th, 2022|Comments Off on New Washington state law limits certain provisions in employment and IC contracts

The journey to more diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

More than broadening the search net, companies need to evaluate their hiring systems — including interview practices — to improve their access to diverse candidates.
|March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on The journey to more diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

Despite $18 million settlement, Activision’s sexual harassment ails continue

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard settled a sexual harassment case with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, but faces an ongoing case that includes contingent workers and a new lawsuit.
|March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on Despite $18 million settlement, Activision’s sexual harassment ails continue

Contingent worker hits Comcast, staffing supplier with wage claims

Comcast and its staffing supplier, Robert Half, face a potential class action suit for allegedly failing to pay overtime wages to contingents working as incident managers.
|March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on Contingent worker hits Comcast, staffing supplier with wage claims

DE&I hiring: Placing potential over credentials

Rather than hiring based on a stereotypical profile with a set list of skills, hiring based on potential could help bring nontraditional candidates from diverse backgrounds to your organization, writes Editorial Director Craig Johnson in the Staffing Stream.
|March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on DE&I hiring: Placing potential over credentials

CW Program Game Changers: Nominate your superstars

SIA is looking to honor contingent workforce professionals who are providing value to their organizations in the 2022 CW Program Game Changers list, for which it is now accepting nominations.
|March 30th, 2022|Comments Off on CW Program Game Changers: Nominate your superstars

SOW solutions menu: Elevate the program performance paradigm

Creating a pre-vetted selection of projects and services as suitable for statement-of-work engagements can enhance the performance of your program. Here’s how.
|March 23rd, 2022|Comments Off on SOW solutions menu: Elevate the program performance paradigm

Models to acquire talent

Why contingent workforce managers should consider the evolving platform marketplace. The judicious use of them can help solve local skills shortages as well as lower labor costs.
|March 23rd, 2022|Comments Off on Models to acquire talent

UK ferry operator faces backlash and fines after replacing entire crew with contingents

The public image of workforce management priorities took a hit after UK ferry operator P&O Ferries replaced the entirety of its UK seafaring staff with agency crew.
|March 23rd, 2022|Comments Off on UK ferry operator faces backlash and fines after replacing entire crew with contingents