Safe Harbor Designation for Independent Professionals Good for the US

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At present, 31% of the American workforce is self-employed. In the next five years, those numbers will swell dramatically, and by 2022, 50% of the private sector will either be independent ...

Gross Margin Percentage

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How do you use gross margin percentage (GM%) or gross profit percentage to run your business? These terms are often used interchangeably but are often defined differently. Most people ...

The Gig Economy Should Work Fairly for Everyone

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Hardly a day goes by without the gig economy making the headlines, but it does not always make for a comfortable read. Uber, Deliveroo and Hermes are just three companies that have ...

Labor Shortage Could Short-Circuit US Growth as Jobless Rates Plummet

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Any way you cut it, from coast to coast, the national employment numbers are looking better than they have in years. The United States unemployment rate declined to 4.3% in July as ...

The US Labor Market Is a Challenge for Recruiting

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While substantial improvement in the labor market has been made since the end of the Great Recession, it is important to admit that many Americans are still suffering from its effects. ...

What You Should Know About the Economy and How It Impacts Your Business

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One does not need to be an economist to understand that they can not easily swim upstream and be successful when the economy is either declining or growing very slowly — as it is ...

Staffing M&A: When A Buyer Calls

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As the robust staffing M&A market continues in 2017, more strategic buyers are reaching out directly to smaller competitors to determine if they are open to selling their businesses. ...

Managerial Accounting

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You do not need to be an accountant or CPA to understand the financial performance of your company. You only need to understand what the financials of your company are telling you, ...

Skills Recent Graduates Bring to the Workforce

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While May still seems far away, graduation season is fast approaching. So, do not be surprised if you soon see an influx in applications from college graduates as graduates are beginning ...

Projecting the New Administration’s Impact on Foreign National Talent Engagement — Part 2

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In my last post, I separated the issue related to foreign talent into two specific use cases: hiring foreign national workers for “point in time” or adhoc needs, and secondly, engaging ...
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