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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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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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

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 ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...

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....

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

California Payroll Best Practices

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

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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? ...

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. ...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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....

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....