November 14, 2012


The “five Ps” to building an effective business case for risk management; How payrolling firms can help mitigate companies’ risk in using independent contractors.

Evaluating CW Risk to Get Buy-in

14 November 2012

Many contingent workforce managers struggle with articulating risk and the related potential costs — the backbone of a business case — to stakeholders and the C-suite. Here are five areas that, once addressed, can win you that crucial buy-in.

Outsourcing Payroll: Taming a Risky Business

14 November 2012

Companies that use independent contractors are well aware of the associated risks. The costs of a misclassification determination alone are staggering. There are options available to companies to mitigate those risks, among them payroll outsourcing.

Post Election: Prepare for Healthcare Reform

14 November 2012

Last week’s election cleared the way for the Affordable Care Act, also known as healthcare reform. That means contingent workforce buyers could see costs rise as future provisions of the healthcare reform take affect such as the employer mandate set for 2014.

Rapid Deployment or Deploy Rapidly?

14 November 2012

When you need to deploy a VMS in a shorter-than-usual time frame, you can’t just condense the schedule, writes Fieldglass’ Chuck Baren in The Staffing Stream

New Ordinance Restricts Criminal Records Checks

14 November 2012

A new ordinance goes into effect next week in Newark, N.J., that will broadly restrict certain employers’ use of criminal records for employment purposes. 

Oregon Decision Highlights IC Classification Dilemmas

14 November 2012

States' tests to determine independent contractor/employee status can vary from that of the IRS. A recent decision in Oregon highlights the fact that its test is even more stringent than most.

Where the Temp Jobs Are

14 November 2012

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the contingent workforce has grown by 29 percent since September 2009, while private jobs grew by less than one percent. Mind Your Business published an infographic that illustrates where these new temporary worker positions are being filled. ... More

SIA Webinar: IP Ownership in a Contingent World

14 November 2012

The law governing intellectual property and how you can regulate or prevent migration of information is in flux. This webinar provides an understanding of the big picture, and practical steps organizations can take to protect their intellectual property in a contingent world. Click here for the... More