5 characteristics of a professional payroll funding company

Your payroll funding company is a critical partner to your staffing firm. It’s responsible for the essential function of paying your temporary employees when they ought to be paid as well as filing and paying your payroll taxes. If it went out of business, it’s your company’s reputation that would suffer. That’s why it’s important […]

How to reduce the burden of workers’ comp insurance

Having workers’ compensation coverage is necessary for staffing agencies, both to protect temporary employees in the event of an on-the-job injury or disability and to comply with regulatory requirements. Compliance in this area, however, comes with significant costs. In addition to penalties for failure to provide coverage, the cost of workers’ comp can be driven […]

How to ensure profitability as you take on new clients

Current market conditions, marked by low unemployment, favor staffing agencies. Last year, the staffing industry saw sales increase 4.4 percent, according to figures from the American Staffing Association. However, sales alone aren’t enough to guarantee success. To stay profitable, staffing firms need to keep their markup in mind as they pursue new business. Your agency’s […]

5 signs you need a new payroll funding company

The new year is the perfect time to take a fresh look at your payroll funder. Maybe your business has grown, or you’ve added employees, or your needs have changed in other ways. If any changes have occurred, changing providers could save you money and help you be more productive in 2019. Here are 5 […]

Get creative to keep your talent pipeline full

Successfully meeting clients’ needs for qualified, reliable personnel takes planning, preparation and a certain amount of creativity. It’s even more challenging in a competitive, near-full job market. Here are seven tips for maintaining a steady flow of job candidates. Utilize technology. The latest talent acquisition technologies help staffing firms run smoothly by putting all the […]

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, creating a new “gig economy,” according the 2016 survey and forecast conducted by Ardent Partners […]