Achieving Freedom Means Redefining How Work is Done in America

In a few days, we will celebrate the 246th anniversary of the original Independence Day. This celebration is in remembrance of the creation of an independent country that could govern itself, free to decide and enforce its own laws.  Eighty-seven years later, when Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, the words “our fathers brought forth…

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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Juneteenth is not just Black history; it is American history and we encourage you to take some time to learn and be vulnerable in your understanding of this day. Juneteenth (June 19) sometimes called Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is the day commemorated as the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19,…

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Recalibrating Memorial Day

For many of us, Memorial Day has become the official start of summer. We recognize its original intent with a quick “thank you for your service” and then move on to planning our neighborhood barbecue. But recent events demand that we take a few minutes to reflect on the true purpose of this day of…

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The Unspoken Factor Fueling the U.S. Labor Shortage

The shortage of available workers in hospitality and healthcare sectors of the US economy can only partially be blamed on the “Great Resignation”. Yes, the Great Resignation does point to a possible resurgence of the long-dormant US Labor Movement and an increase in worker mobility as pay scales are forced higher by short supply of…

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Five Reasons to Engage Recruitment Process Outsourcing Services

Sourcing talent to fill open positions more difficult than ever before in the wake of COVID-19. Making matters worse, the same short supply of workers plaguing many industries is also impacting many companies’ ability to fill roles within their own HR and contingent workforce management departments. This is why many organizations are taking the step…

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Is an MSP/VMS Solution for Contingent Labor Right for You?

If, like many organizations, the new normal for your workforce management plan includes increased reliance on contingent labor, independent contractors, gig workers/freelancers, temps of any type, then you’re probably already learning how much goes into managing a contingent workforce. Vendor management, sourcing, compliance, on/offboarding, rate and markup management, benefits administration and more – it can…

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Latest Controversy Over IC Classification for App-Based Workers

The nextSource Blog continues to follow the saga of app-based gig work and how regulatory bodies like the Department of Labor and the IRS address the question of “who is an employee and who is an independent contractor”. The highest profile of the many cases winding through state level courts, statehouses and the US Congress…

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Is Co-Employment the Same as Joint Employment?

Co-employment and joint employment are not the same, largely because of workforce management. In a co-employment arrangement, only one party makes labor-related decisions, but in joint employment, both parties have input on wages, hours, new hires, terminations, etc. Here are the definitions of each which should help clarify the distinction between these two similar-sounding conditions.…

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nextSource and LiveHire Forge Partnership to Deliver Enhanced Talent Communities

New York, New York (April 5, 2022) – nextSource and LiveHire announce a formal partnership that offers organizations greater connection to talent. Together, nextSource and LiveHire deliver an innovative direct sourcing solution to address the talent acquisition challenges most organizations are facing today. The partnership between nextSource and LiveHire delivers a solution that goes beyond…

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