Recent Updates

Remote I-9 rules: To notarize or not

May 15, 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

May 15, 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

May 13, 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

May 13, 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

May 13, 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

May 13, 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

May 13, 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.


Facebook sets minimum wage for contractors, PTO

May 13, 2015

On the heels of Microsoft's mandate that US contingent workers get paid time off, Facebook is mandating a $15 minimum wage, paid parental leave or new child benefit and 15 days PTO.


How great leaders guide teams to the summit — Staffing Stream

May 12, 2015

Pick your expedition leader or manager carefully — it is the single most important factor in determining your success, either on the mountain or in the workplace.


Advantage to acquire Minneapolis-based staffing provider

May 12, 2015

Advantage Resourcing America plans to acquire Atterro Inc., which operates several staffing brands including the Technical ProSource brand for IT staffing.