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The Working Week

19 May 2015

With working time regulations never far from the headlines, this document provides a global overview taking into consideration maximum working hours, overtime pay, rest periods and break entitlements and holidays.

Benchmarks: What do you consider your best CWM decision?

15 May 2015

In our latest Contingent Buyer Survey, we asked respondents about their best strategic decisions regarding contingent labor. 

Global Power 50, Women in Staffing List

15 May 2015

For the first time in its 25-year history, Staffing Industry Analysts is compiling a list to honor the most influential women in the staffing industry. If you think your staffing partner is one of the industry’s best and brightest, read Publisher and Editor Subadhra Sriram’s call for nominations. ... More

Remote I-9 rules: To notarize or not

15 May 2015

In the last two weeks, we’ve covered how CW managers can work with staffing providers to ensure workers’ eligibility and I-9 compliance. Another area of concern is remote contingent workers that companies engage directly as part of their in-house temp pool.

Tested strategies for contingent workforce engagement

15 May 2015

Contingent worker engagements are varied and complex. Requests, sourcing, selection, onboarding, assignment management, offboarding, payrolling and independent contractors. Do you know what the tested strategies and best practices are when it comes to these critical areas?  

Different strokes: Business units may require their own CW rules

13 May 2015

Some think it would be easiest to apply one set of rules to all stakeholders in the program, but such a stance could hinder your program's success.

Importance of a competitive engagement brand

13 May 2015

Companies spend a lot of effort building an employer brand for their traditional workforce, but fail to consider doing so for contingent workers.

An I-9 compromise for staffing buyers: Right of inspection

13 May 2015

As we reported last week, staffing suppliers can’t forward copies of I-9 forms to buyers of staffing services, but there may be another solution you could pursue.

Human cloud not staffing's death knell, helps legacy businesses

13 May 2015

Investments from seasoned staffing firms validate the online work arrangement business model itself. Considered by some pundits a passing fad, is it difficult to ignore them given the kind of investments being made by industry leaders.

Need Buy-in? Speak to customer wants and needs

13 May 2015

Practicing empathy can be difficult, because you have to step outside your comfort zone to understand someone else’s point of view. But it’s essential to exercising influence and obtaining support for your agenda. Learn more on the HBR Network.