10 great online resource for staffing professionals

From reviews on recruiting software to reports on market trends, payroll and labor management, the online staffing community is vying for your attention. Industry analysts and news sites can keep you abreast of trends. Personal blogs and stories “from the trenches” provide opportunities to network – and learn from your peers. So, where should you […]

Growing your staffing firm in the gig economy

Today’s executives now realize that talent can come from a variety of sources, not just in-house, full-time employees. The number of temps, freelancers, contractors and other nontraditional employees has officially expanded to more than a third of the global workforce, according the 2016 survey and forecast conducted by Ardent Partners and SAP Fieldglass. Who are […]

Five ways to build your agency’s online reputation

Your staffing agency’s online reputation is money in the bank, the same as high-quality human capital, efficient operations and a roster of loyal client companies. Amid day-to-day business, however, your online reputation is easy to overlook. Here are five ways to make sure your online presence remains a clear, strong and appealing refection of your […]

Sexual harassment training for temp employees

Amid highly publicized revelations of sexual harassment and discrimination in government and the film industry, all industries are taking a closer look at how to stop sexual harassment in the workplace. Staffing agencies that employ temporary workers may have questions about where their responsibility lies in protecting these employees from on-the-job harassment. Here’s what you […]

What tax reform means for staffing reimbursement policies

The first major federal tax overhaul in decades is now in effect – and there are already a few notable impacts for staffing agencies, particularly when it comes to per diem reimbursement policies. The old tax code allowed for “travelers,” or employees who accept assignments far from home, to deduct meal, lodging and car expenses […]

Your 3 biggest growth challenges related to human capital

Recruiting and managing human capital is the bread and butter of staffing agencies. Unfortunately, when it comes to finding and retaining qualified, vetted workers, the staffing industry is facing several obstacles that could affect your growth this year – and beyond.   Challenge No. 1: Shortage of highly skilled workers According to consulting firm G. […]

10 ways to grow your staffing firm this year

Every year brings new challenges and new opportunities for staffing firms. From fine-tuning your marketing to leveraging new technology to tapping into hot trends, here are our tips for growing your staffing firm in 2018. Analyze performance data. Using predictive analytics, hiring managers can now gain valuable information about the performance of every candidate. These […]

The top DOL compliance issues affecting your staffing firm

Every staffing firm knows how important it is to abide by the U.S. Department of Labor’s employment laws. Unfortunately, many temp agencies fail to comply with the rules established by the Wage and Hour Division. As a result, several employees may not receive the pay or benefits they deserve. Fortunately, the DOL provides all sorts of […]

5 Ways to Manage Your Temp Agency Payroll

Managing temp agency payroll is one of the biggest tasks of your staffing firm, and it can be a complex and time-consuming process. Here are five tips to make it easier. 1. Evaluate your processes. Talk to employees to determine what works and what doesn’t. Are you diligent about paying taxes but spending a lot […]