A common questions we hear from recruiters who are new to contract staffing is “Where do I go for contract job orders?” Conventional wisdom has been to go to the hiring manager rather than human resources (HR).
That's because the direct hire and contract hiring processes were often handled separately, so much so that HR may not have been aware of open…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 30, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
The legal compliance and liability that comes with placing contractors is no treat no matter where you are located, but in some states, employment regulations are getting so complicated that recruiters are turning down contract business in those areas.
Let’s take a look at the three hardest states in which to place…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 24, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
One of the biggest stumbling blocks that keeps recruiters from pursuing contract placement opportunities is confusion over determining the rates, particularly the hourly bill rate that is charged to the client company. But once recruiters understand the formula, establishing bill rates can be quite simple.
First, let's look at what makes up the…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on April 15, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
If you run contractor background checks, you will want to read a recent government document on their proper use.
In a joint effort, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published a technical assistance document for employers and another for employees explaining background check laws enforced by both agencies. The EEOC is charge of laws that ensure background checks are…Continue
Anyone who has not yet filed a petition for a Fiscal Year 2015 H-1B visa is out of luck. As predicted, the available H-1B visas went quickly as U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)…Continue