Forget about ghosts and goblins. When it comes to running your own contract staffing back-office, there are very real risks that can keep any recruiter up at night.
Handling the back-office duties associated with contract placements becomes more complicated each year as employment regulations continue to increase.
Here are just some of the scary details to fear:
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 23, 2012 at 3:57pm — No Comments
The leaves may be changing, but for the time being, the High-Low per diem rates are not.
The IRS has determined that High-Low Substantiation Method per diem rates for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, which began on October 1, will remain the same as FY2012, according to Notice 2012-63.
Employers can pay a per diem rate to an employee on business travel…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 18, 2012 at 9:35am — No Comments
If you are only targeting younger people for contract positions, you may be missing the boat.
According to a recent Reuters article citing an MBO Partners survey, 40% of temporary/contract workers are ages 50 and over. Ten percent are over 65.
According to the article, contract staffing is providing a…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
Healthcare professionals are going to need more than just medical knowledge to get many of today's jobs.
In fact, the most common skill requested in healthcare job ads has little to do with medicine. It's the ability to manage Electronic Medical Records…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 9, 2012 at 8:49am — No Comments
As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) takes over the enforcement of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), employers will be required to use a new version of the FCRA Summary of Rights when conducting background checks, according to…Continue
Demand for temporary/contract workers in the professional sector is expected to exceed previous records in 2012 and 2013, according to Staffing Industry Analysts' U.S. Staffing Industry Forecast.
Specifically, the IT Staffing and Engineering/Design industry…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on October 2, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments