Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent
July 9th, 2018
Your organization may be mulling over the value of engaging interns, as they are a quick and easy way to effectively manage your workflow to accomplish immediate business objectives. These temporary workers help your full-time employees be more productive, prevent them from becoming overburdened by side projects and free them up to accomplish more creative […]
December 14th, 2017
(Part 2 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) One third of the American workforce has declared its preference for independent work. In Part 1 of this 2-part series (which you can read here), we saw how this army of freelancers and small business consultants fills a critical […]
November 28th, 2017
(Part 1 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) When 53 million Americans—one-third of the workforce—have declared their independence from their employers, we can no longer deny the way we work is changing. Much of it is driven by shifting labor demographics—from Millennials avoiding the 9-to-5 life and Boomers who aren’t […]
August 23rd, 2017
Many leading organizations, across all geographies and industries, have recognized the benefits of direct sourcing as an effective method to attract and retain the vital talent they need to grow and innovate. As the world of work continues to evolve and talent scarcity becomes more acute, the successful deployment of this strategy will continue to grow in importance.
July 28th, 2017
The world of work is changing rapidly, and companies that depend on knowledge workers must continue to evolve and innovate how they attract and retain the vital workers they need to get work done. One strategy that is growing in importance is direct sourcing.
December 8th, 2016
In the past few weeks we’ve shared our Talent Community Manifesto, some Guiding Principles behind a successful Talent Community, and a discussion on determining your goals for a Talent Community. In this article, we’ll go deeper into some other strategic considerations for HR, Talent Acquisition, and Procurement professionals to contemplate when building Talent Communities to […]
January 28th, 2016
One of the most common misconceptions about worker classification is the belief that a written contract, signed by both parties, stating that the consultant is an independent contractor, absolves the client of any tax or civil liabilities. In this article we’ll explore why this just isn’t true.
November 17th, 2015
Appropriate workers classification, though important, is not the only risk that consulting buyers face. Intellectual property concerns should also be addressed any time a business engages with an Independent Contractor to create, develop, or deliver a product, idea, or service for their business.
November 10th, 2015
The growth of the flexible workforce is undeniable. As we look forward there are several important workplace trends that we can expect to hear more about in 2016 which are being driven by flexible workers.
October 22nd, 2015
While most government agencies have a bias towards all workers being classified as employees, it is important to note that in today’s new and global market, there are independent contractors being utilized correctly by companies everywhere.
October 6th, 2015
Progressive organizations are learning they must become a “client-of-choice” in order to attract and retain the flexible workers they need to get vital work done.
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