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The Rising Struggle of Worker Classification and the Types of Mistakes That Put Employers at Risk

The new U.S. Department of Labor ruling is a good reminder that worker classification is ever-changing, legally complex, and carries a fair amount of ...

Lessons From Best-In-Breed Providers in Boeing’s Contingent Workforce Program

People2.0 hosted the case-study session at the 2022 SIA CWS Summit called, “Taking Flight: How Boeing and Best-of-Breed Providers Delivered a Winnin...

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The Rising Struggle of Worker Classification and the Types of Mistakes That Put Employers at Risk

The new U.S. Department of Labor ruling is a good reminder that worker classification is ever-changing, legally complex, and carries a fair amount of ...

2023 SIA Executive Forum North America

March 6-9, 2023
Fontainebleau Hotel
Miami, FL...

Lessons From Best-In-Breed Providers in Boeing’s Contingent Workforce Program

People2.0 hosted the case-study session at the 2022 SIA CWS Summit called, “Taking Flight: How Boeing and Best-of-Breed Providers Delivered a Winnin...

Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

Mitigating Risk and Managing Employee Compliance: Planning for 2023 and Beyond

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

How Technology Is Impacting Management of the Independent Workforce

Technology is reshaping talent acquisition and the staffing industry as a whole. Today, we can access business intelligence tools, develop data-driven...

TechServe Alliance

November 7-9, 2022
La Quinta Resort & Club
Palm Springs CA...

Top 4 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

There are many challenges to working remotely and managing remote teams. We have tips and actionable insights, to help you improve remote management. ...

SIA CWS & GigE North America 2022

September 19-21, 2022
The Omni
Dallas, TX...

ASA Staffing World Live 2022

October 25-27, 2022
Las Vegas, NV...

NAPS Annual Conference 2022

October 2-4, 2022
Alexandria, VA...

SIA Healthcare Staffing Summit 2022

November 2-4, 2022
Marriott Marquis
Houston, TX...

SIA Executive Forum EMEA 2022

December 6-7, 2022
London...

Ensuring the Security of Your Remote Workforce

Your cybersecurity measures will need to be different when managing a remote workforce. There are additional challenges and steps that need to be take...

6 Trends Defining the Recruitment Industry in 2022

The evolving world of work is changing the recruitment industry. Stay on top of recruitment trends that are defining the industry in 2022 and beyond....

Working in Ireland – What do you need to know?

If you are an EU citizen, or a citizen of a country in the EEA (Iceland, Lichtenstein or Norway) or Switzerland, you have certain residency rights in ...

Working internationally from Switzerland – What you need to know about compliant cross-border taxation?

Switzerland is known for its beautiful landscapes, strong economy and high quality products. The prospect of higher wages and interesting career oppor...

Remote Collaboration: Bringing teams together while apart

Working with remote employees in a distributed workforce or contingent workforce comes with challenges. Don’t let remote collaboration be one of the...

Interview with Enoch Essemiah – Payroll Specialist

I joined People2.0 one month ago, in the middle on June, and work as a payroll specialist based in The Netherlands. Before my role at People2.0 I work...

What is an EOR and who needs one?

The Staffing Industry Analyst defines EOR as –“an employer for tax purposes while an employee performs work for the client, such as a staffing fir...

Things to Consider When Asking Your MSP About EOR & Payroll

Ensure that you are outsourcing your administrative functions to the right partner with the expertise to handle your distributed workforce. Ask your M...

On-Demand Webinar: Becoming a Client-of-Choice for the Flexible Workforce

In the era of talent scarcity many innovative HR professionals are deploying total talent management strategies that seek to holistically manage and o...

On-Demand Webinar: Building a Talent Community

We are entering a new era of talent scarcity, particularly within professional and STEM categories. We are also seeing dramatic shifts in the labor ma...

On-Demand Webinar: 9 Steps to Building a Flexible Workforce Strategy

A flexible workforce model can attract scarce talent, while driving significant cost savings and enhancing enterprise flexibility. How do today’s HR...

On-Demand Webinar: Get Prepared. Talent Engagement Strategies During Unpredictable Economic Times

Tracking economic predictions is like being in a room full of bouncing, rubber balls. In January, the Congressional Budget Office issued their economi...

Webinar: Drive Compliance in Your Talent Strategy with SAP Fieldglass Partner Solutions

Total workforce management is key to executing your company’s talent strategy. Peace of mind and efficiency of process are essential when businesses...

On-Demand Webinar: It’s Time to Adjust! Why Virtualization is Making Employee Engagement Drastically More Complex

A 2020 Gartner survey of finance executives reported that nearly 75% planned to make some of their workforce remote until 2021. Now, with the alarming...

The Changing Workforce: It’s a Whole Different Animal Virtual Conference

We attracted more than 350 registrants and featured 25+ industry experts, clients, and partners. These leaders joined in 6 interactive sessions, discu...

On-Demand Webinar: Direct Sourcing Demystified

Sixty percent of organizations state that developing a direct source strategy for talent is their top contingent workforce priority over the next two ...

Retail Industry Case Study

TalentWave client success story for a major international retailer that needed to implement a comprehensive flexible workforce strategy, including a r...

Information Services Industry Case Study

Due to the nature of their business our Client utilizes a wide range of contract experts who bring unique experience, knowledge and specialization to...

Software Industry Case Study

Our client needed to ensure their flexible workforce population was properly classified and on-boarded through a streamlined process, in a short timef...

Financial Services Industry Case Study

Our client was looking for a specialized provider of Independent Contractor (IC) Compliance and Employer of Record (EOR) services that could deliver ...

Cloud Computing Industry Case Study

Our cloud computing client’s Procurement team recognized there were significant risks associated with contract resources and potentially classifying...

Technology Industry Case Study

This technology company was looking for an IC compliance solution provider that could support their process requirements and meet contractors needs...

Mergers & Acquisitions and the Hidden Exposure of Misclassified ICs

Hidden under the shiny surface of many M&A transactions is the hidden exposure of misclassified independent contractors, which if not properly address...

Mergers & Acquisitions and the Hidden Exposure of Misclassified ICs

Hidden under the shiny surface of many M&A transactions is the hidden exposure of misclassified independent contractors, which if not properly add...

Tenure Limits for Temporary Employees

Imposing tenure limits for temporary employees is a common practice. However, the minimal benefits gained from instituting and enforcing these policie...

Intellectual Property, Trade Secret Risks and Your Independent Contractors

Some practical advice on how you can best safeguard your business IP and trade secrets while still providing the critical information necessary for y...

The Perils of Do-it-Yourself Independent Contractor Compliance

We are often asked about the merits of going with an in-house, or what we call a Do-It-Yourself (DIY), approach to independent contractor compliance v...

Practical Steps in Statement of Work (SOW) Management

Statement of Work (SOW) Management serves as the basis for defining a project relationship through a formal contract agreement between the client and ...

IC Compliance Program Frequently Asked Questions

As industry experts in Independent Contractor compliance and engagement solutions, TalentWave is often asked for expert input from organizations....

The Flexible Workforce: A shock absorber for turbulent economic conditions

What is the optimal staffing level? How do you determine the right mix of traditional workers versus flexible workers (independent contractors, freel...

TalentBridge

Search your known resources and deploy them as soon as the following day with your own Talent Community. Learn more about TalentWave’s innovative te...

The Flexible Workforce Strategic Planning Guide

Almost every industry can benefit from engaging the independent workforce. So how do you effectively tap into the potential of highly skilled independ...

Best-in-Class IC Compliance: 5 Critical Program Elements

Building and/or optimizing an organization’s IC compliance strategy has become a boardroom issue for many companies. And it has become increasingly ...

Tried and True Negotiation Strategies to Improve Margins

Every salesperson wants to sell more and at a higher price. You want to have a win/win with your customers, but you don’t want to “give away the s...

3 Things Elite Recruiters Do That Others Do Not

There are a lot of good recruiters. There are some great recruiters. Then there are a handful of recruiters that reach the rank of truly elite. When l...

6 Principles of Persuasion to Boost Your Staffing Business

Ask yourself, “what makes one recruiter more successful than another?” Maybe you attribute their success to hard work or even luck. Some recruiter...

Behavioral-Based Interviewing: What to Ask and How to Analyze Responses

Have you ever been blindsided by what you thought was a perfect hire who turned out to be a total disaster? Or had the feeling you missed out on a gre...

Communication Tactics to Make Prospects Want to Work with You

If you do anything enough, it becomes routine, and as a recruiter, you’re no exception to the rule. As you speak to candidates and clients each day,...

Consultative Selling for Recruiters: Create Value and Trust with Prospects

Working in staffing and recruiting you’re often treated like vendors by prospects and clients, and in these cases, you may need to change your appro...

Go from Average Producer to Big Biller: Methods to Move the Needle

A core behavior that separates top-performing recruiters from those that slide by year-after-year is the discipline of establishing actionable goals....

How to Create and Implement a Strategic, Client-Development Plan

Building a client base isn’t something that happens by accident – it takes a strategy that focuses on consistency and purpose. You need to compile...

Increase New Business by Leveraging Your Existing Relationships

If you’re not leveraging your existing relationships for opportunities, you’re losing out on a low cost source of new business....

Increase Your Response Rates with Better Recruiting Emails

While communication between recruiters and employment candidates has evolved, one thing has remained constant: the critical role email plays. However,...

Launching Your Contract Staffing Business for Maximum Recurring Revenue

Historically, temporary and contract staffing have comprised 80-90% of the total staffing market, while search and placement have enjoyed a much small...

How to Prevent Candidates from “Ghosting” on the Job Offer

One of your clients contacts you with an open opportunity. You find the perfect candidate, interview them and refer them to your client. Your client m...

Unstoppable Sales Growth for Recruiters: Build and Sustain Market Distinction

Unstoppable recruiting organizations recognize that every sale is influenced by the employees who both directly and indirectly interact with clients a...

Winning the Staffing Sales Game: Get More Appointments & Land New Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Winning the Staffing Sales Game: Get More Appointments & Land New Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Best Practices for Maximizing Profits on Your Contract Recruitment Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Ramping Up Your Hiring Capabilities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Workforce Virtualization and Payroll Complexities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Essential Questions to Evaluate Outsourcing Providers Guide

This comprehensive list of questions will help staffing owners thoroughly evaluate outsourcing providers to choose the right provider for their needs....

The Seven Deadly Myths of Contract Recruiting

Recruiters often hesitate to get into the contract-recruiting game due to longstanding and persistent misconceptions. Learn the reality behind each my...

Managing Your Virtual Workforce

Here are the critical factors you need to consider to successfully manage a virtual workforce, from tools to security and everything in between. ...

EOR vs. PEO

Discover the many differences between an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO)....

Unstoppable Sales Growth: Six Tips to Build a New Revenue Stream with Contract Recruiting

Learn how recruiting companies can capture a new revenue stream amid the Great Resignation. ...

Where is All the Talent

Discover the many differences between an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO)....

Great Resignation in Germany – Why employees are becoming estranged from their jobs

The Great Resignation wave in the United States, with employees quitting their jobs without a new offer, has now hit Europe. During the pandemic, many...

Distributed Workforce Combats UK Labor Shortage

The UK is suffering from a significant labor shortage despite low unemployment rates. Changing recruitment strategies can help make up the deficit. ...

Managing Distributed Workforces: Remote Payroll Taxes

Handling the payroll taxes for a remote, distributed workforce can be complicated. Ensure you’re able to hire compliantly across borders. ...

What do you need to know about employing Ukrainian workers in Ireland? 

Over 30,000 Ukrainians (mostly women and children) have entered Ireland under the temporary protection directive. With the temporary protection direct...

The Rise of the Gig Economy

More and more people are turning to the gig economy as a way to make a living or earn extra cash. But where has this growth come from? We look at the ...

Right to Disconnect Legislation in Europe 

In just a few years, the world of work has transformed with remote work allowing many people to continue to work in their sector during unprecedented ...

Using Diversity to Build Resilience in Your Procurement Strategies

Promoting the longevity of your clients’ organizations means developing a diversity recruiting strategy that fosters resiliency. ...

Employee Wants, Company Needs: Balancing the Borderless Workplace

People2.0’s Flexible Work Program benefits a distributed workforce by allowing for fully remote employees as well as a hybrid office arrangement. ...

What is an AOR and Who Needs One

What is an agency of record? The AOR definition is similar to that of an employer of record (EOR) but different in significant ways. Learn more....

Seven Employee Classification Types in the US and How to Identify Them Correctly

When it comes to employee classification, mapping out a plan not only ensures your staffing agency's due diligence, it can foresee changes down the ro...

What do you need to know about employing Ukrainian workers in Germany?

Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, over 300.000 Ukrainian refugees have been registered in Germany. As a return to Ukraine will not be possibl...

What are the changes to employment law in 2022? UK, Ireland and the Nordic Regions

UK Employment Bill An anticipated employment law change in the UK is the Employment Bill which is expected to be published and enacted in 2022....

Futureproof Your Staffing Agency: Meeting the Changing Needs of Your Clients Today and Tomorrow

The distributed workforce has turned the staffing industry on its head. Neal Bhamre of People2.0 weighs in on how to futureproof your staffing agency....

How Outsourcing Could Increase Your Firm’s Valuation

Outsourcing certain business functions can go a long way in enhancing your staffing firm’s valuation....

Employment legislation changes in Europe: Spain and Portugal

As remote and hybrid workforces are becoming a permanent fixture in a post-COVID-19 working world, we look at the new legislation by governments to re...

Five ways leaders can help prevent workplace burnout 

With burnout rising dramatically, a new challenge that leaders now face is how to prevent burnout in their workers. In this post, we look at the ways ...

International Women’s Day

Imagine a gender equal world, a world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. We are still ...

What Is Considered “Reasonable in the Circumstances” for Proof of Personal Emergency Leave in Ontario? – Updated 2022

COVID-19 has revised the circumstances around personal emergency leave, and more changes are coming. What counts as reasonable in the circumstances pr...

Opportunities for Contingent Workforce Strategies

The nature of talent is changing. Agencies need to take action to stay ahead....

Five steps to integrate remote workers in a company

In just a few short years, remote working has become common for millions of people all over the world. As more candidates continue to look for more fl...

Working in Finland – What do you need to know?

If you are from a country that is not an EU member state, or one of the Nordic countries, you will need a work visa to enable you to move to and work ...

Work Permits in Germany – An overview

As the fourth biggest economy in the world, after Japan, China and the United States, Germany is an attractive country for skilled workers from all ov...

Recruiting for Other Recruiters

Labor shortages are affecting nearly every industry, including staffing and recruiting. Here’s how to successfully recruit for other recruiters....

Why highly skilled workers choose labour leasing in Switzerland

While labour leasing, also called temporary work, is traditionally being presented as a solution for unemployed, often marginally qualified workers wh...

Welcome to the 2022 People2.0 EMEA Newsletter

In 2020 TCP Solutions, Capital GES and We Pay People officially began operating under People2.0, with the full People2.0 rebrand launch in September 2...

Recruitment Strategies for a Post-COVID World

These strategies will become essential for recruiters in a post-COVID world....

A permanent shift to Digital Right to Work checks in the UK

The Home Office have announced that from 6 April 2022 it is moving to permanent Digital Identity Right to Work checks....

Netherlands: Trade Unions, ABU and NBBU reach agreement on new Collective Labour Agreement for Temporary Workers

Following a year of talks, the trade unions FNV, CNV Vakmensen, De Unie and the Dutch Federation of Private Employment Agencies (ABU) and the NBBU (Du...

What Job Security Means During the Great Resignation

Job security isn’t what it used to be. Employees increasingly look for security through a diversity of experiences....

New Federal Government in Germany – New Labour Legislations

 Germany has elected a new federal government, a coalition alliance consisting of the Social Democratic Party, the Free Democratic Party and Alliance...

Employing a worker in Europe

For businesses and agencies looking to expand globally, Europe has always been considered a great region to build a remote workforce. In this post, we...

Sweden – Expert Tax Relief extended to 5 Years

As of 2021, new rules regarding “expert tax relief” came into force. Previously, the tax relief itself was only valid for the first 3 years, even ...

Strategies for Re-Recruiting Existing Staff

Your existing workforce is your most valuable asset. Re-recruiting your staff can help keep your talent pools intact....

Setting up a labour leasing company in Austria – What do you need to know?

Austria is a country that has a long tradition with immigration. Although most of the approximately eight million inhabitants are German speaking, mos...

Global Expansion Strategy Dos and Don’ts for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

A global expansion can be a risky and complex endeavor. Here are some dos and don’ts to follow to help ensure you build a successful global workforc...

Top six priorities for business leaders to focus on in 2022

As we approach the end of another year, business leaders are busy making plans to grow their business and workforce goals next year. In this post, we ...

The Great Resignation: Persuasive Tactics to Convince Companies to Adapt

The labor shortage caused by the Great Resignation is requiring organizations to either adapt or lose out on top talent....

The Evolution of Work

We may still be living with the Covid-19 pandemic for a while, however thanks to vaccines life has begun to get back to normal. People are back in res...

How to Conduct Better Video Interviews When Hiring Remote Employees

Video interviews are now commonly used in hiring processes, but not all recruiters are using them effectively....

Ergonomic Tips For Remote Workers

As companies adopt long-term remote working practices, it is important that workers are comfortable in their home office environments. In this post, w...

Working in Denmark – What do you need to know?

Vibrant cities, stunning nature and high quality of life make living in Denmark an enticing choice. From its cosmopolitan cities, low crime rate, and ...

Employee Restrictive Covenants – Insights from the People2.0 Legal Team

Restrictive covenants are contractual terms in employment contracts that are used to prevent a former employee from engaging in certain activities fol...

Seven Advantages To Remote Workers That Your Clients Will Love

Workers have loved going remote, but employers have a lot to gain from going virtual too....

Employing a worker in Spain

Known for its central geographic location, innovative industries, and transport links, Spain is a great choice for businesses and investors looking to...

Employing a worker in Switzerland

With the immediate benefits of economic growth, a central location, and a strong business environment, Switzerland is a great choice for businesses an...

The Global Minimum Tax is coming – what do you need to know now

In July, the seven leading industrial nations USA, Canada, UK, Germany, Italy, France and Japan have agreed on a new global minimum tax. In the future...

The Rise of the Recruiter Savior

Labor shortage and global work opportunities make it tough to attract top candidates. Welcome to the rise of the recruiter savior....

Employing a worker in Austria

With the immediate benefits of economic growth, a central location, and excellent transport links throughout Europe, Austria is a great choice for bu...

How to boost worker morale during uncertain times

Supporting the health and well-being of workers is an important aspect of management for any business. Uncertain times can make workers feel uneasy wh...

Engagement Freedom – Strategies to Connect with Global Talent

Talent globalization has accelerated during the pandemic. Here’s how you can help your clients successfully build and engage a dynamic, globally dis...

Global Talent Management: Strategies to Leverage the Global Talent Community

Talent procurement strategies need to adapt rapidly to the borderless future of work. These strategies will help you successfully engage a globally di...

How the pandemic has impacted the contingent workforce

Covid-19 has no doubt had a huge impact on the way we work, with an increase in remote working for millions of office workers, however a trend that ha...

How to Build Out your Diversity and Inclusion Hiring Strategies

Building a diversity and inclusion hiring strategy can help mitigate biases and attract top talent that you may currently be missing out on....

Employing a Worker in Brazil

Its diversified economy, large customer base, and strategic location (Brazil borders ten other countries in the region) are just some of the reasons w...

Biggest trends impacting HR in 2021

2020 changed the priorities of most HR leaders, as they quickly had to navigate everything from remote work culture to higher than normal levels of si...

Brexit – What are the new rules for UK contractors in Europe?

The European Union and the UK reached an agreement on a new partnership on 24 December 2020, with new rules that apply between the EU and the UK from ...

Why maintaining employee engagement is essential in a hybrid workforce

As remote and hybrid workforces are becoming a permanent fixture in a post-COVID-19 working world, organisations are now focusing on how to maintain m...

UK sees increase in temporary workers and jobs post pandemic

During times of economic difficulty, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses will want to find a solution for an economic recovery as fast as possib...

Five Lessons from our Candidate Sourcing Webinar

Learn more about the key lessons in candidate sourcing to help your staffing or recruiting agency stand out in 2021....

Working in Norway. What do I need to know?

Norway is a country with a vibrant economy, high quality of life and one of the best social safety nets in the world. In addition, education is of hig...

Goodbye home office? – What companies need to know when returning to the office post pandemic

With infection rates continuing to fall and Covid-19 restrictions being relaxed, employers now no longer have to offer or ask their employees to work ...

Best of the Year: Our Top 5 Blogs of 2021

This year has been another difficult year for talent procurement professionals, with the effects of COVID-19 still impacting the first half of 2021. T...

Five Phases to an Optimized Contingent Workforce Management Strategy

Your staffing or recruiting agency can help your clients optimize their contingent workforce management strategy by understanding these five steps....

How Feel Good Managers can foster a positive corporate culture

Feel Good Managers are an integral part of the team and as the name suggests, their objective is to create a great team atmosphere, not only taking ca...

Managing a hybrid workforce

As economies begin to reopen again, organisations are making plans to adopt the hybrid workforce model. For some businesses, the future of the workpla...

Working in Sweden – What do you need to know?

Sweden has amazing benefits for workers, citizens and foreigners alike. Working in Sweden gives you a generous amount of holiday and a large amount of...

Home Office Life

Studies and statistics show working from home is here to stay. With the right routine, technology and balance, it can be a beneficial experience for a...

How to expand your business into Europe

For companies with ambitions to expand globally, especially those in the US, Europe is a natural first choice given its maturity and large consumer ma...

Employing a worker in France

Its mature market, diversified industries, and excellent transport links to the rest of Europe are some reasons why businesses are expanding into Fran...

Can employers require staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

With many people returning to offices and not all workers having received their COVID-19 vaccine yet, it is not unusual for workers to be worried abou...

Contracting in the Aviation Industry

The UK has the third largest aviation sector in the world, behind only China and the US. Air transport represents a small share of GDP, but is closely...

Talent Curation: How Recruiters Can Get Ahead of the Competition

Ensure you have the right skilled talent available for positions as soon as you need them filled. Here’s how to get ahead with talent curation....

27% Rule Denmark

There are many reasons why Denmark is a great place to live and work, and the 27% rule is one of the reasons Denmark attracts highly skilled employees...

Employing a worker in Panama

Its geographic location, diversified economy, and openness to foreign investments are just some of the reasons why businesses are expanding into Panam...

The Difference between Consumer vs. Employer Branding in Talent Procurement

In talent procurement, you need to attract both candidates and clients. Each audience requires a different unique value proposition. Learn more....

How companies can benefit from a compliance officer

First and foremost, a company’s objective is to strive for economic success. While most companies are aware of the importance of compliance and wish...

Employing a Worker in Colombia

Its natural resources, central geographical location, and free trade agreements are just some of the reasons why businesses are expanding into Colombi...

Tips for Recruiters: How to Craft LinkedIn Messages That Get Responses

As a recruiter, you spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. To see better results from your outreach, learn best practices for crafting great LinkedIn messag...

Working In Germany – What do you need to know?

Europe’s biggest economy is very appealing to people looking to do business. However, lots needs to be arranged for those who want to work in German...

How to prepare for hybrid working

Since Covid-19 changed our lives in March 2020, many workers across the world have had to adjust to mandatory working from home. As we are now easing ...

Managing the Health and Well-Being of Remote Workers

As many people continue to work from home, it is vital that employers implement the necessary supports to manage the health and well-being of remote w...

Best Practices in Email Marketing for Recruiters and Staffing Agencies

Email marketing is a valuable communication tool for recruiters and staffing agencies. Follow best practices for sales, marketing, and recruiting emai...

Employing a Worker in Poland

Its central location, young skilled talent, and membership to the European Union (EU) are just some of the reasons businesses are expanding into Polan...

Employing a worker in Denmark

According to the World Bank, Denmark is not only the easiest country to do business in Europe, but is also ranked fourth easiest in the world. In this...

Due to Pandemic and IR35 reform – half of UK freelancers plan to quit self-employment

Now a year on from the first lockdown, it has been revealed that according to data from The Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Empl...

How Women Can Support Women in the Recruitment Industry

Female leaders and recruiters have an opportunity to empower other women in the recruitment industry this Women’s History Month and beyond....

Employing a Worker in Germany

Its central location, membership to the European Union (EU), and strong industrial sector make Germany one of the most attractive countries to expand ...

Digital Corona passport for contractors

Digital health passports may contribute to the long-term management of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they pose essential questions for the protectio...

Employing a worker in Ireland

As the only English-speaking country now in the European Union (EU), Ireland provides companies with many opportunities for global expansion. In this ...

Recruiters: How to Become an Expert in Your Niche

Positioning yourself as an expert in your niche can help you better address the needs of your clients and be seen as a valuable asset....

How the tight lockdown in Germany effects temporary employment

Like many other countries, Germany has been partly shutting down the economy as a means to contain Covid-19. As a result, many companies have been red...

Thinking of Starting a Recruiting Agency? Here Are the Industries Poised for Growth

Starting a recruiting agency can be a lucrative career move, especially if you enter one of the top industries poised for growth in 2021. ...

How to work in Europe post Brexit

There is no doubt UK nationals will find it harder to work in Europe now the UK has left the EU, with additional paperwork such as a visa applications...

Newly Approved – Sweden’s economic employer concept as of January 1 2021

After discussions that began in 2017, last month Sweden’s parliament approved the introduction of the Economic Employer Concept in Sweden, and new r...

Are you undervetting your independent contractors?

As we move into a new year and administration, we’re all in goal-making mode. Sure, our most immediate resolutions are to keep safe and pay our bill...

COVID-19 – Germany’s rules on workplace testing, working from home, and the vaccine drive

Since the end of April, new legislation has been put in place to ensure employees must work from home if asked to do so by their employer. Under the n...

Five Reasons to Expand Internationally in 2021

If going global has been in your business plans for some time, here are five reasons to expand internationally in 2021....

Workers gain new health and safety protection from 31 May (UK)

UK workers look set to gain new health and safety protection from 31 May, subject to parliamentary approval. ...

Why employers should be concerned when employees “work from home” in a location other than their home address

We’re all tired of hearing about how uncertain, unprecedented and challenging 2020 has been.  Unfortunately, it’s the reality society faces due t...

5 Reasons to contract in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Contract roles can offer greater flexibility, work/life balance and the opportunity to increase hourly earnings. If you are considering becoming a con...

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant? Staffing agencies encounter a wide variety of diverse candidates during the hiring process. This di...

Is Candidate Ghosting Damaging Your Candidate Experience?

Ghosting: You say you’ll call, but you never do… You might be doing your candidates, your clients, and your recruiting firm a disservice by gh...

What Is an EOR and What Does It Mean for Contingent Workers?

An employer of record (EOR) serves as the employer to contingent workers for tax purposes and performs all personnel functions under a legal commitmen...

What can an Employer of Record (EOR) do for you?

Companies in general, as well as recruitment agencies, can make use of an EOR (Employer of Record) but what would the advantages be, instead of say us...

How will Brexit affect UK contractors in Europe

Currently EU Social Security Coordination rules ensure that, if you are a UK employer, with employees working in the EU, EEA or Switzerland, employees...

Brexit – How can Businesses Prepare?

With only weeks to go until the UK officially leaves the EU, UK employers should prepare for a no-deal scenario and understand what affect a no-deal B...

FAQ for Talent Procurement Firms Deploying Independent Contractors in California

If you’re deploying independent contractors in California, you know how vigilant you need to be in order to ensure compliance and avoid misclassific...

Expanding your business into Europe

Europe has always been considered a great region for companies looking to expand their businesses internationally. Expanding your business into Europe...

Tips to Conduct Video Interviews for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

There have been many business lessons learned during COVID-19. One is that office space might not be as necessary as many people once thought. With mo...

Reviewing Staffing Agency Employee Benefits in the Time of COVID-19

Open enrollment for employee benefits typically occurs during the fall, between September and December. While it’s a good idea to review your staffi...

Logistics and Distribution industry boom due to Covid-19

The Global logistics industry quickly had to rise to the challenges of COVID-19 and transform the way they work, and this transformation will need to ...

Contracting and Recruiting in Fintech

Financial technology, Fintech for short, describes the evolving intersection of financial services and technology. It can be described as an economic ...

Covid pushes innovation in recruitment

Figures from research firm Gartner show 86 per cent of businesses have been conducting virtual interviews during the pandemic, and 85 percent are usin...

How Covid-19 has impacted the contingent workforce

Covid-19 has no doubt had a huge impact on the way we work, with an increase in remote working for millions of office workers, however a trend that ha...

Successful Remote Workforce Management for Staffing Agencies Starts with These 5 Tips

The pandemic has accelerated the future of remote work. More people today are working from home than ever before. Earlier in the year, companies were ...

Construction Contracting in Sweden

TCP are now an official ID06 registered company, meaning we can compliantly operate within the construction industry in Sweden. In this blog post we w...

Obtaining a Work Permit to Work in Europe

The EU is a political and economic union consisting of 28 countries, all with their own rules and regulations when it comes to visas and work permits....

EOR Perspective: Telltale Signs Contingent Labor Will Be the Next Thing

The last few months have turned the business world upside-down. There have been many business lessons learned during COVID-19. Now, as the markets inc...

Majority of workforce prepared to retrain in new sectors

According to a recent survey from job board CV-Library, 59% of UK workers have said that they are willing to retrain in a new line of work following ...

Useful Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Due to the rapid expansion of the COVID-19 virus, millions of people are working remotely for the first time. While there are many benefits to remote ...

What is an AUG (Arbeitnemeruberlassung) License

An AUG license is required to assign contractors to Germany to provide services for a German end client, i.e. the company whose project the employee i...

Changes to the 183 day rule in Sweden

The current rules An individual’s tax liability in Sweden is determined by residence status for taxation purposes and the source of income derived b...

Building a Great Team Culture for Global Remote Workers

As the interest in remote work increases globally, maintaining a team culture is very important for businesses. In this post, we look at some ways lea...

Contract Staffing 101: Everything You Need to Know

The world has shifted to contingent and flexible working arrangements. The global situation in recent months has only accelerated this trend, as emplo...

Useful Tips for Employees Working From Home

Due to the rapid expansion of the COVID-19 virus, millions of people are working remotely for the first time. In this post, we provide some useful tip...

FAQs about Payroll for Contract Recruiters

Contract recruiting is having a moment. With around a third of US employment having already shifted to contingent roles, the need for contract recruit...

Datacentres, Payroll and the Nordics

Digital services are relied upon now more than ever for remote working tools, streaming, online entertainment, healthcare and more. In some European c...

Interview Nextconomy Belgium – TCP merge with People 2.0

TCP Solutions, payroll specialists for temporary contracts, active in 8 European countries, was acquired on 28 April by the American company People 2....

How TCP Solutions can work with your MSP

If you are a managed service provider and would like to expand your reach across Europe, TCP has the licenses to employ your candidates across Europe,...

How to employ international workers in a post-pandemic world

As countries start to move out of mandated lockdowns, the global hiring freeze that occurred in early March is starting to pick up. With that comes mo...

Strategies for Onboarding an International Remote Worker

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened up new opportunities for businesses to hire remote workers globally. As a result, there is a greater need for a struc...

IR35 Update – How businesses can prepare

Earlier this year the government announced that the planned changes to the way IR35 works in the private sector, which were due to take affect from 6 ...

Employers ramping up UK hiring efforts amid coronavirus lockdown

The UK’s coronavirus lockdown has resulted in some organisations furloughing staff, making redundancies or imposing hiring freezes due to the econom...

Four Things to Consider When Expanding Your Business in Asia

Many companies dream of expanding their business and hiring staff in Asia. With a population of over four billion, there is a huge opportunity for tho...

The New Workplace Options after COVID-19

As most countries take steps towards lifting the coronavirus lockdowns, we begin to see the new changes that we will need to implement in our daily li...

Germany’s Kurzarbeit program – What you need to know

Lockdown measures were implemented in Germany over two months ago to help contain the spread of Coronavirus, and although Germany is starting to slowl...

Update regarding Danish Visa applications

The Danish Agency for International Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) is still able to process applications for residence permits, however it is not ...

Six things to consider when switching your business to remote working

COVID-19 has changed the ways that we normally live and work. One of the biggest changes so far has been the increased number of people working from h...

5 Job Skills to Succeed During and After a Pandemic

Leadership With many aspects of the working environment changing, social distancing and home working possibly continuing for some time, more people at...

How to operate globally during uncertain times

The recent outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 is an unprecedented situation we find ourselves in at this time. As a result, our way of life and work...

Contractors, a solution for a faster economic recovery

During times of economic difficulty, like the current global Covid-19 crisis, businesses will want to look for ways to navigate the situation and find...

Covid-19: Useful Links For Employers

The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic a pandemic on 11th March 2020. The situation is the most serious Global...

PRESS RELEASE: Capital GES announces Covid-19 business continuity plan functioning well

In light of the worldwide propagation of COVID-19, the Swiss Federal Council has categorised the situation in Switzerland as “extraordinary” under...

What is Risk Management

To manage risk in the workplace, it is essential to proactively understand the physical risks and potential hazards of each work environment, so that ...

A virtual bench of affiliates is more cost effective than maintaining under-utilized employees

A recent research study by the Hinge Institute, reports that professional service organizations grew faster in 2019 than in the last five years yet th...

How to adjust to working from home during the Covid-19 outbreak

For many the Covid-19 outbreak has created many concerns around job security, how to go about normal activities and how to keep calm during the pandem...

Interview with Client Services Executive – Ryan Benson

Meet the TCP team! This month we would like to introduce our new Client Services Executive – Ryan Benson. Last month Ryan started at TCP Solutions,...

Brexit Update: British citizens living in Sweden

With Britain leaving the European Union on 1 January 2021, it is important that businesses prepare for the different possible outcomes at the end of t...

Consulting firms CAN thrive in an environment of rapid change

In a recent High Growth Study by Hinge Research Institute, 42% of consulting firms surveyed stated that NEW competition is a top threat. 40% said that...

Best Practices for Onboarding Clinicians

There are typically some best practices your organization can adopt when developing your own onboarding and/or compliance processes....

California Payroll Best Practices

Here are just a few of the important things for you to consider when hiring employees in California...

People2.0 group completes three international acquisitions

Following on from the merger last year with People2.0, we are excited to announce the completion of the group’s latest international acquisitions ...

Government support available for SME and individuals as of 27.03.20

Any employer with a PAYE scheme will be able to pay any employers who would otherwise be laid off during the crisis. Employees who are asked to stop w...

What are the tax implications of AB5?

When you begin to examine the business tax implications of California’s AB5 law, it’s easy to make things complicated. We’d like to simplify the...

Find hope and take action: Understanding AB5 carve-outs

The more we can understand the law, the better off we’ll be. As you recall, under the AB5 law, independent contractors, or ICs, must meet all three ...

What is an EOR and Who Needs One?

This week, Staffing Industry Analysts’ word of the week is employer of record, or EOR for short. What is an EOR?...

Supplier Rationalization vs. Optimization: Which Works Best for Your Contingent Workforce Program?

Supply-base professional, Eric Osterhout shares his experience when it comes to rationalizing vs. optimizing an organization’s supply chain...

Two Major Barriers That Can Hinder Contract-Recruiting Revenue Streams

Knowing how to handle these roadblocks can help ensure you realize contract recruiting’s full profit potential...

Understanding The Intricacies of Temp Payroll

Check out some items to consider when building a payroll business for contract and temporary placements...

Slackers, Clock-Watchers, and Chronic Complainers: How to Spot Disengaged Employees

High caliber leaders are aware of the “not so obvious” signs that an employee is becoming or is disengaged....

5 Ways To Compete With The Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller businesses often have many advantages over their larger counterparts—you just need to know how to leverage those advantages correctly!...

Why So Many Startup Staffing Agencies Fail

If you’ve given up a steady salary to start your own recruitment company, you want to take every step you can to ensure you succeed....

Working in Sweden – What do you need to know?

Sweden has amazing benefits for workers, citizens and foreigners alike. Working in Sweden gives you a generous amount of holiday and a large amount of...

Are you a recruitment agency wanting to employ in Europe, but don’t have the appropriate licenses?

Certain countries in Europe require the employer/supplier of the candidate to hold a labour leasing license in order to compliantly lend the candidate...

Working in the Netherlands. What do I Need to Know?

The Netherlands is an appealing location for many contractors to work. There are lots of opportunities for expats to work, with a wide range of intern...

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face & How to Solve Them, Part 2

While it may seem overwhelming when so many hurdles stand between you and success, there are solutions available to overcome the obstacles in your way...

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face & How to Solve Them, Part 1

Independent staffing firms have to manage all aspects of running an agency on their own—making their position particularly difficult....

How to spot a non-compliant payroll company

As a recruiter, when referring your candidates to a payroll provider it is important to make sure they are operating in a compliant way. It can be tem...

4 Benefits of Using an Employer of Record (EOR) Provider

Serving as an employer of record (EOR) can make you legally vulnerable & take time/resources away from your contract-placement business...

How Small Firms Can Compete with the Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller firms often have many advantages over their larger counterparts; you just need to know how to correctly leverage them!...

4 Selling Points Clients Want to Hear from Recruiters

It’s not enough to simply say that you will solve your clients’ needs—you have to provide proof that shows you have and can!...

Becoming a Self-Employed Contractor in Germany

A popular way to be a contractor in Germany is via self-employment, especially when you are more concerned about how much you take home rather than yo...

3 Easy Ways to Misclassify Employees

There are a few easy ways to misclassify employees in your agency. To ensure compliance, be on the lookout for these misclassification issues....

Blue Card: Temporary employment at the highest level – Author: Nicolas Scheidtweiler

Companies are not always able to cover their personnel requirements by perceiving and image their own employer brand in their domestic markets. The ma...

What Clients Really Want Staffing Companies to Know

Learn what makes for a valued partnership, how to build trust, and things clients would like staffing companies to stop doing....

Some Other Country

Expanding your recruitment agency overseas can be a great strategy for growing your business, increasing its value and getting ahead of the competitio...

Possible Impact of Brexit on Contract Roles in the UK and Europe

Nearly half, or 44%, of UK freelancers and contractors do not believe their business will be affected by Brexit. The research, which polled 1,350 UK f...

Should Contractors opt for Self-Employed or Employed? What are the Differences?

A growing number of people in the UK now work for themselves and it is becoming increasingly common in many industries for businesses to look to contr...

Starting Your Own Staffing or Recruiting Firm? Incorporate These 4 Best Practices

To avoid falling victim to common pitfalls, follow these four best practices when starting your own staffing or recruiting business...

Ensuring Temporary Worker Satisfaction

As the liaison between clients and contractors, your staffing firm must consider your role in ensuring temporary worker satisfaction...

Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn as a Recruiter (Without Spending a Dime)

When utilized to its fullest potential, LinkedIn can serve as a cost-effective, efficient means of finding top talent for your clients...

Innovative Ideas to Move Your Staffing Business Forward, Part 1

Implementing new ideas can propel your staffing business towards greater innovation and impact. Check out our first set of recommendations in this fou...

Small Vendor Engagement: Does tail spend have you in a tail spin?

The benefits of small vendor engagement are vast — increased diversity of supply base & tapping in to the explosion of the gig economy. Learn more.....

Help Your Salespeople Do What Matters Most

By understanding what really matter in the world of selling (inside and outside of the staffing industry), leaders can dramatically improve the result...

3 Essential Principles to Drive Fast Growth

If you’re committed to being a fast and growing company, then you’ll be excited to discover there are a few essential principles to put into actio...

Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent

Hiring interns can come with big benefits for both your business and the intern. What factors should you consider? Learn more......

Reduced Time for 30% Tax Ruling in the Netherlands

The 30% ruling will be shortened from eight to five years with effect from the 1st of January 2019. This is proposed by the current Dutch government a...

Defining Your Purpose – A Secret to Fast Growth

Beyond the measurable statistics when leading a fast and growing company, every staffing and recruiting company should have a driving purpose....

When should I use a Professional Employer Organisation (PEO) for my company?

A professional employer organisation (PEOs) provide outsourcing for all tasks and functions typically performed by an in-house human resources departm...

Apply 6 Principals of Persuasion to Grow Your Staffing Business

Explore and embrace these 6 Persuasion Principles to win concessions and more clients for long-term influence and success....

Understanding a Candidate’s Non-Monetary Motivators, Part 2

Get clarity on your candidate's job search situation and identify any potential obstacles early so they don’t become brick walls after your client i...

Understanding a Candidate’s Non-Monetary Motivators, Part 1

Gathering non-monetary feedback to clarify how a candidate is motivated beyond salary compensation is an essential step to the recruiting process. Bu...

Qualifying Candidates and Compensation Conversations

There are essential next steps to take when a candidate expresses interest in an opportunity; effectively qualify candidates to reduce client turnover...

Recruit Interested Candidates Faster & More Efficiently

A candidate says 'YES, I'm interested in hearing more about this opportunity;' what you do next is the most important part of your recruitment process...

Meet the TCP Team! Client Services Specialist – Lars van der Mespel

Meet the TCP team! This month we would like to introduce our Client Services Specialist for Germany and Switzerland – Lars van der Mespel...

Attracting Candidates – The Right Way to Recruit (Part 2)

Explore human nature and how you can use psychology to improve your recruiting efforts; what attracts a candidate and how can you better sell to them....

Attracting Candidates – The Right Way to Recruit (Part 1)

Recruiting is selling opportunities! So, what’s the right way to attract top candidates & pitch them your best opportunities?...

Leave Great Voicemails for Potential Candidates

Phones are attached to us everywhere we go, but we don’t actually answer them. Here are some rules for voicemails that actually engage candidates....

Tapping into Millennial’s Motivation to Build High-Performance Teams

90% of executive leaders recognize the value of engaged teams, but only 24% believe their teams are actually engaged. The employees feel the disconnec...

Impact of IR35 for Contractors in the UK

Despite opposition from contractors and employers alike, the new updates to IR35 came into effect in April 2017 for contractors working in the public ...

Building an Exceptional Customer Service Program for Your Staffing Company

Top-rate customer service, the kind that puts your staffing company in the forefront, is hard work and takes intentional, committed actions every day....

Techniques for Minimizing Candidate Dropout Before Day One

Losing an employee between the offer acceptance and day one of work is excruciating for both you and your client. Here are some tips for minimizing dr...

5 Rules to Get Past the Gatekeeper and Close More New Clients

With some helpful techniques, you can increase your gatekeeper success rate and get in front of more decision makers....

Connecting to Job Seekers: Bridging the Language Gap, Part 2

The biggest opportunity for staffing companies to connect with the job seeker’s struggle is by focusing on the job search process itself....

Connecting to Job Seekers: The Language Breakdown, Part 1

An ASA study revealed that staffing companies and job seekers are not speaking the same language. This two-part series reviews study findings and subs...

Embracing Independent Talent

(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...

Why Independent Contractors Lack Protection Under Sexual Harassment Laws

A half-century-old policy doesn’t protect ICs – and didn’t see the rise of independent work coming Allegations of sexual harassment against Holl...

How the Rise of the Independent Worker Is Transforming the Workplace

(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 d...

What is an Umbrella Company?

There seems to be some confusion about what an Umbrella Company exactly stands for in the UK and why they are needed. We will try and clear things up ...

Irish Tax and USC 2018

It’s that time again, the dreaded 2018 Irish Budget has been announced. No need to fear though, it’s not all doom and gloom! If you are thinking a...

Ireland: is Contracting for me?

Since the recession, the Irish economy has gone from strength to strength, especially in industries such as; Accountancy, Finance & Banking, IT, C...

Talent Supply Options to Enable Your Direct Sourcing Strategy

TalentWave has been helping clients execute this strategy for over 20 years with a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to safely and cost-effect...

What are Knowledge Migrants in The Netherlands?

Real top talents are not only found within the borders of the Netherlands. Specialist knowledge or skills are increasingly acquired from abroad. Knowl...

Top 4 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Payroll

Payrolling has various benefits. It provides significant savings in both time and money. Are you unsure whether payrolling is something for you? We ha...

Stay Ahead of the Competition! Attract Knowledge Migrants

In a few years, there will be a worldwide shortage in qualified personnel. Due to demographic developments, the largest part of this shortage will be ...

Customer Testimonial – Robert Walters

Robert Walters is a large, international recruitment agency, specialised in the finance, legal, tax and treasury sector....

Working in Belgium – What do you Need to Know?

Belgium, Europe’s political centre. An appealing location for many entrepreneurs and companies. The country has a rich history and a remarkable cult...

How to Define and Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

Many leading organizations, across all geographies and industries, have recognized the benefits of direct sourcing as an effective method to attract a...

The Benefits of a Direct Sourcing Strategy for Talent Acquisition

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...

Working in Switzerland – What do you Need to Know?

Working abroad is interesting and enriching. Especially working in Switzerland in the fresh Swiss mountain air. But how do you handle that properly? ...

The Workforce of the Future: Should You Buy, Rent, or Build?

In today’s complicated workplace companies are challenged by the harsh reality of talent scarcity when trying to fill critical roles in order to exe...

[Infographic] The New Workforce

In this infographic, we look at the factors driving the growth of the independent workforce and strategies companies use to strike a balance....

How HR Can Remain Relevant in the New World of Work

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are increasingly choosing to engage contingent labor. As this segment of the total workforce grow...

Is There Still a Need for “Human Resources” in the New World of Work?

The world of work is rapidly evolving. With dramatic demographic shifts taking place we are witnessing increasing levels of talent scarcity and a sign...

Consulting Firm Sizes Up the Gig Economy: It is larger than you might think, and growing quickly

Many industry experts have estimated the size of the contingent workforce in the US, with some predicting it could approach 40% of the total workforce...

How the Baby Boomers are Driving the Growth of the Independent Workforce

Driven by seismic shifts in the workforce and the workplace, the independent workforce continues to grow. One of the key drivers behind this trend is ...

Three Significant Workplace Trends Impacting HR Professionals

With the rapid changes taking place in the workforce, and the ever-evolving workplace, the professional life of an HR leader is never dull. Following ...

Talent Communities: How to Find Talent

There are many ways to source workers for talent communities. Read this article to learn where you can self-source proven, vetted independent workers....

Strategic Considerations for Talent Communities

In this article, learn about the strategic considerations for HR, Talent Acquisition & Procurement professionals when building Talent Communities....

Building a talent community? First, determine your goals

Considering a talent community for contingent workers? Before evaluating solutions, determine your organizational goals. ...

The New Workforce Reality: Too Much Available Labor, Not Enough Available Talent

The new workforce reality is too many available positions, and not enough workers to fill those positions. What factors are to blame? Read on to find ...

Continued Focus on Independent Contractor Misclassification

Independent contractor misclassification is an everyday occurrence in companies across the U.S. Learn more about how to avoid worker misclassification...

Core Principles for Building a Successful a Talent Community

What are the core principles, or building blocks, for a successful talent community? There are many factors. Read this article to learn more......

Talent Community Manifesto: The Declaration of Independents

Talent Community enables enterprise companies to curate a community of known, independent and non-employee workers, transforming how work gets done....

8 Reasons Employees Quit (and Join the Independent Workforce)

Examining the reasons employees quit provides valuable insight for HR & talent acquisition leaders. Learn more about how your organization can compet...

How Procurement Leaders Can Attract Better Talent

Procurement teams play a critical role in sourcing contingent workers for a company. Learn how the most progressive companies are competing for top ta...

Talent scarcity: The new market reality

As companies struggle with talent scarcity, total talent management has emerged as a new, viable strategy. Learn how best-in-class companies are compe...

The Growth of the Flexible Workforce

By 2020, over 40% of the U.S. workforce will be independent. How can you avoid common compliance pitfalls of a flexible workforce? Read more......

Worker Misclassification: Why the IRS Cares & You Should Too

The IRS is cracking down on rampant worker misclassification. The enormous growth of the independent workforce means this scrutiny will only grow....

The Importance of Vendor Compliance

Because so many companies in today’s economy utilize subcontractors for the efficiency and cost savings that they provide, it is essential that they...

What is an Independent Contractor?

Many organizations are legitimately confused about how to properly classify individuals as independent contractors versus employees, and as a result e...

Dutch Law DBA: The Purpose, the consequences and the (in)securities

Now that the proposed Deregulation Assessment Working Relations Act (DBA) has passed Parliament the VAR Certificate has become a relic from the past....

The Many Facets of Worker Misclassification

Many companies that utilize independent workers believe worker misclassification is just an employer tax issue. The truth is there are many federal an...

Just Calling Someone an Independent Contractor Doesn’t Necessarily Make it So

In today’s competitive talent market many organizations engage workers as independent contractors. Strategic companies have a consistent process for...

Audited Consultant Risk – Who is the Employer?!

It has been said that the American dream used to be owning your own home. Today, there are many who say the new American dream is owning your own busi...

Defining an Independent Business Providing Services to Your Company

As independent contractor compliance and engagement specialists, we are frequently asked by enterprise clients to help them manage the risks surroundi...

Millennials at Work

We’ve now entered a new era of talent scarcity, a time when buyers of talent must focus on attracting and retaining the vital talent they need to ex...

Stepping Outside the Corporation

In today’s article we’ll examine a common phenomenon in enterprise programs: the individual worker who “steps outside” their own corporation (...

The Cascading Perils of Independent Contractor Misclassification

In the latter half of 2015 both the IRS and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance emphasizing the importance of proper worker classification f...

Potential Worker Misclassification Risks with SOW Vendors

Engaging with a corporation does not automatically protect your company from worker misclassification risks. We are frequently asked by clients to hel...

The Many Potential Pitfalls of Worker Misclassification

Worker misclassification is a growing area of concern for US employers. In 2015 we saw significant federal and state regulatory agency activity around...

The Battle for Talent between Consulting and Technology Firms is Heating Up

With human capital as their primary “product” consulting firms are naturally always on the hunt for the best talent. This battle for talent has in...

Intellectual Property and Engaging Independent Contractors – Who owns what?

Appropriate workers classification, though important, is not the only risk that consulting buyers face. Intellectual property concerns should also be ...

Employment Law Trends and the Flexible Workforce

There is a common misconception that contingent workers are exempt from following certain labor laws. Often, you must follow the same labor laws for y...

An Overview of Different Business Structures for Independent Contractors

The art of classifying Independent Contractors requires a thorough understanding of various business organizations and the nuances that each type of s...

Agencies Involved with Worker Misclassification Claims

The risks associated with IC misclassification are widespread, and an increasing number of federal and state agencies are focused on the issue. In thi...

9 Critical Workforce Trends for Today’s HR Leaders – (part 1)

2 part series on critical workforce trends for today’s HR leaders, examining the macro workforce and workplace trends, and also some forward-thinkin...

When Independent Contractor Classification is Done Correctly

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...

The Impact of Exemption Misclassifications

We often discuss independent contractor misclassification and the significant risk it can present to employers. Today we’ll cover another significan...

Best Practices to Become a Client of Choice for the Flexible Workforce

Progressive organizations are learning they must become a “client-of-choice” in order to attract and retain the flexible workers they need to get ...

Economic Realities Test: Do You Truly Have an Independent Contractor?

In a real-world example, when engaging a high-level software developer and the economic realities test is applied, an employer can be left in a challe...

Happy National Payroll Week

This week is National Payroll Week which celebrates the hard work by America's 150 million wage earners and the payroll professionals who pay them....

Why a CFO Should Care About Total Talent Management

In today’s fast-paced and global economy CFO's are tasked with more than ever before, and often called upon to act as an internal business partner a...

The Business Case for Building an Alumni Talent Community

Globalization, aging workers, and the rapidly growing flexible workforce are forcing many companies to reevaluate their workforce planning strategies....

Temporary Work: Modern Slavery or Economic Opportunity?

According to the German Federal Employment Agency, temporary work increased steadily in the past few years. In Germany over 900,000 contractors were e...