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IC compliance: Top issues for 2019 — Part 1

By |August 14th, 2019|

The use of independent contractors is thriving. While many embrace it, including workers themselves, others bemoan it, leading to a clash in the legal arena. Here are some of the most important issues affecting independent work today.
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Temps prefer permanent work, see contingent assignments as bridge

By |July 31st, 2019|

Temporary workers overwhelmingly expect to focus more on traditional full-time work during the next decade and less on contingent work, according to an SIA report.
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Benchmarks: Do temps know about and use human cloud services to find work?

By |July 17th, 2019|

As part of its 2019 North America Temporary Worker Survey, Staffing Industry Analysts asked temporary workers to what degree they worked through freelance platforms focused on directly serving consumers such as Uber, Lyft or Handyman.
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CWM evolution: Nexis between HR and talent acquisition

By |July 10th, 2019|

The role of the CW manager continues its evolution. More representation from HR, new channels to attract talent, increased data and legal challenges are just some of the changes managers are adapting to.
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Business-critical temps? Time for a contingency plan

By |July 10th, 2019|

If your hiring managers deem certain contingents to be business-critical, you need to have a contingency plan in place in case you lose them. How to make that assessment.
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Direct sourcing: Savings, a step toward TTM

By |June 26th, 2019|

When direct sourcing is well-executed, the reduced onboarding times, staffing agency margin savings and consistency of contingent worker experience add up to a compelling proposition.
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Not RPO. How automation – RPA – can help your skills shortage

By |June 26th, 2019|

With global skills shortages becoming more acute, robotic process automation may be an option to supplement workforces that are not at full capacity.
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Canada looks to allow mobility for temporary foreign workers

By |June 26th, 2019|

The Canadian federal government is looking to make changes to the country's temporary foreign worker program, CBC News reports.
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Predictive data and the future of talent optimization

By |June 12th, 2019|

Access to and the use of big data yields powerful predictive analytics and talent optimization to help talent managers meet challenging mandates.
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H-1B spouses sue USCIS over work authorization delays

By |June 12th, 2019|

While the Trump has moved to rescind the work authorization for spouses of H-1B visa holders, the USCIS faces a lawsuit challenging its changed application processing policies, Forbes.com reports.
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