Hobby Lobby Case Lets Closely Held Firms Avoid Religiously Objectionable ACA Mandate

Today, the United States Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote along strict conservative/liberal lines, confirmed that for-profit closely held corporations are protectable under the Religious ...

Will You Be Prepared When 40% of Our Workforce is Contingent?

If the Intuit 2020 report is true, then 40 percent of America’s workers are expected to be contingent workers in less than seven years’ time. The Freelancer’s Union estimates ...

Organizational Controls That Impact SOW-Based Services — Combining the Chocolate and Peanut Butter of your SOW Program – Part 6

This is the final post of our series on Controlling SOW-Based Services. In the prior posts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) we introduced the Control Landscape Map and focused most ...

Most Staffing Execs Are Horrible at Social Media. There, I Said It

Yes, that headline is a gross generalization. And I use “most” intentionally as there are a handful of staffing executives doing an exemplary job using social media to interact ...

Food for Thought When Considering a VMS

Are you wondering whether adopting a vendor management system is right for your program? Start with what type of service you need from your staffing providers. Some buyer needs are ...

What the Staffing Industry Needs to Know About Telecommuting

Telecommuting has been such a highly debated topic over the last couple years – from banning the option altogether to championing its benefits, companies across the country have been ...

Classifying the Contingent: How VMS Technology Supports Compliance & Risk Mitigation Efforts

Government regulations coupled with employee protection laws affect all individuals engaged in an employer-employee relationship, regardless of classification or type. While multiple ...

Recruiting for the Mining Industry? The Times They Are a Changing

In the past two years, I have seen huge percentage recruiters in the Australian resources/mining (recruiting) space either having left the industry or are close to doing so due to burnout. ...

The Control Solution: Simple, Yet Complicated: Combining the Chocolate and Peanut Butter of your SOW Program – Part 5

The control activities to protect against the SOW engagement risks noted in Part 4 are fairly simple and straight forward: Document the commercial terms in the SOW / contract; Compare ...

Let Your Suppliers Specialize

With most contingent workforce programs, benchmarking is a great place to start in order to identify savings opportunities. It makes sense. You know a job category in your location ...
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