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Power Seller

31 August 2011

Lead the Way: Don’t assume your sales rep has the answers


Research Report: Hot Employment Spots

31 August 2011

Employment growth slowed across the United States as midsummer approached. But not every area experienced the same pain. In fact, some metropolitan areas still posted healthy growth.


Straight Talk from the Customer

31 August 2011

Don’t Fight Your MSP: A small player goes national after embracing program


You Ask/We Answer

31 August 2011

Old is Gold: Referrals No. 1 way staffing buyers find suppliers


Feature: The Link between Quality and Price

31 August 2011

Companies want to ensure they’re getting the best contingents at a fair price. We spoke with one company that established a benchmarking and rating program to ensure just that. Here’s how.


Europe: Drug and Alcohol Screening

31 August 2011

Drug and alcohol abuse is a global problem. U.S. companies that screen their U.S. contingents may want to do so elsewhere. However, those operating in Europe need to be mindful of local laws and customs before taking that step.


Legal Eagle: Temp Workers Sue

31 August 2011

A class of temporary workers claiming to have been improperly classified as exempt from overtime wages has filed a lawsuit against the company that hired them as well as its staffing provider.


Blog: The IRS Will Not Look the Other Way

31 August 2011

The IRS knows the economy’s been tough; it also knows companies are getting careless in their efforts to cut costs and are improperly classifying workers as independent.


Feature: How to Manage the Risk and Cost of Contingent Background Screening

24 August 2011

Employee theft and fraud cost U.S. businesses $50 billion a year and a staggering 18 percent of violent crime is workplace-related, but just 35 percent of companies require background checks on contingent workers. Proceed with caution, though, in developing your screening program.


Best of the Web: H-1B Visa Woes ... Again

24 August 2011

The H-1B visa program has always had its fair share of critics. But recently, misfortune has been dogging it.