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Fastest-Growing Industries in the US (And Why They Need Background Checks)


Which industries are going to grow the fastest in the coming years, and why are background checks important for the explosion of jobs? We looked at US Department of Labor statistics ...
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How to Help Your Next Remote Hire Succeed


Considering the prediction that, by 2020, 40% of the US’s workforce will be contingent workers, there’s a high chance that most companies will be employing remote workers in the ...
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Tips for Creating a Compelling Job Description


Finding the right people for your company is not as easy as it seems, despite millions of people looking for a job at any given moment. There may be dozens of reasons for that, but ...
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Staffing Firms: Challenging the Challenges – Part 2


Last week, I discussed specific challenges staffing firms face in this current market. Here, I cover a handful of solutions that staffing firms can adopt to effectively address the ...
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Staffing Firms: Challenging the Challenges – Part 1


The staffing industry today works in a very dynamic business environment, perhaps the most dynamic the industry has seen since its evolution. It no longer only plays the role of simply ...
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Upwork Reboots Pricing Model


After a 15-year plus run with a business model based on a flat, “one size fits all” percent-of-spend fee for work performed through its platform, Upwork, currently the world’s ...
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2016 Elections and the On-Demand Economy – Who’s With It?


Every presidential candidate discusses the economy and employment and getting better, high-paying jobs for Americans. This is nothing new. But what is new is the incredible attention ...
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How Better Training Can Win Back Customer Loyalty


Chipotle has faced an onslaught of challenges over the last few months. The brand that has been praised for its simple, customizable menu and fresh ingredients is still mending wounds ...
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Tips for Working with Contract Employees


Employers rely on contingent employees for a variety of situations, from an uncertain economy or an influx of work (tax season) to a short-term project that demands specific expertise. ...
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Demographic Trends in the American Workforce


There have been countless articles written about the characteristics, perceptions, and motivations of Millennial workers. This scrutiny makes sense because employers are trying to understand ...
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