Using Social Media Like a Professional

Hopping on social media as a professional can be a scary endeavor, but it certainly doesn’t have to be. There are ways to present yourself and your “brand” as a well put together individual with a lot to offer the working world. Here are a few ways to approach social media as a business professional.…

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Why Contingent Labor Might be Right for You

Contingent Labor includes several different types of workers including Temporary Contractors, Consultants, Independent Contractors, Gig Workers, or Freelancers. Sometimes these roles catch a little bit of flack because they might not be considered “permanent” employees. That’s a common misconception; many contingent engagements last for years, and you can most certainly still get the full-time hours…

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What to look for in employers in today’s employee driven market

The average American worker will hold twelve (12) jobs over a lifetime. One of the impacts of COVID is that this rate increased either because individuals lost their job and were forced to find a new one, or because it provided an opportunity for many to reconsider their work and career goals.  As the economy…

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What Not to Put on your Resumes

You’re building your resume for a new job and you can think of a million ways to approach it. There are so many wonderful aspects for a person to display on a resume, but there are key points that you need to address that you can find in our last Working Knowledge article on resumes.…

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5 Tips on What Not to do in an Interview

You have made it to the interview for the job you so desperately wanted. Through hard work and determination, you made it happen. But now it is time to nail that interview! In our last round of Associate Edition Working Knowledge articles, we touched on how to execute an interview well . Now we will give…

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The Ukraine War and its Effects on IT Staffing

The fog of war clouds visibility when it comes to planning just about anything. While there are certainly dire, life-threatening consequences for the humans caught in the crossfire, it may seem less important to consider the consequences to staffing industry concerns. However, since IT talent continues to be in exceptionally high demand and short supply…

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Managed Services Programs 101 – Are You Ready?

The managed service program or “MSP” for human capital management is a proven-effective method for efficiently managing sources of talent feeding your contingent workforce program. These days, with the expanding array of channels for talent acquisition – and so many organizations leveraging contract/non-employee labor – MSP is a strategy increasingly embraced by small to mid-sized…

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Changes to DOL’s Overtime Rules Are Imminent – What You Should Know

With the continuing expansion of contingent workforce activity, it becomes more and more common for companies to engage contingents in managerial roles and even – in some cases – executive positions. That’s why it is important for hiring organizations to pay attention to changes in overtime rules that will affect both the full-time and contingent…

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Two New nextSource Programs Helping Overcome Talent Scarcity

Most organizations today are struggling under the same burdensome challenge when it comes to developing and maintaining an effective, efficient workforce. That is, we’re all dealing with an acute scarcity of available talent to populate our contingent workforce (and our full-time workforce for that matter). While it has historically been important for all the players…

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