Your Advanced Community-based Solution to Direct Sourcing – nextSourcing™

As we rightfully predicted, 2022 experienced and is still going through one of the most difficult talent markets in generations as a perfect storm of factors upset the balance of labor markets leading to skyrocketing turnover rates, unprecedented staffing shortages, and numerous trickle-down effects that come as a result.   In this unparalleled environment, where innovation…

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Best Practices to Ensure Temporary Worker Safety

Analysis of workers’ compensation data indicates that the risk of experiencing work-related injuries may be higher for contingent workers than for non-contingents.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), “host employers are responsible for protecting the safety and health of all workers, whether temporary or permanent.”   It may surprise you to learn that:…

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The Challenge of Defining an Independent Contractor

Over the years, the Department of Labor (DOL), individual states, and the courts have attempted to establish a clear, unified definition of an independent contractor. While similar, each varies enough to cause employer confusion and increased litigation. While this is not a quick and easy definition in a dictionary, most definitions are based on the…

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Walking the Salary Discussion Tightrope 

Over the past five years, there has been a growing trend to implement salary history bans. These laws are aimed at ending the cycle of pay inequity experienced by women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups.  Workers who have experienced pay discrimination will continue to do so in potential jobs if the salary offered is based…

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When Competing for Talent, Employers Eye Time to Hire

In a period of talent scarcity, the ability to reduce time to hire (a.k.a. time to fill) is critical when competing for great talent. Speedy hiring, especially in cases where droves of workers are needed such as for seasonal work, it seems, is now a “thing” in the HR world.   Does shrinking time to fill…

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Skills vs. Degrees: Are the Tides Turning?

As you look around, it’s not difficult to see that there’s a dire need for employees, and it’s not just in restaurants. Entire industries are facing labor shortages, and one emerging strategy to address talent scarcity is to emphasize skills rather than degrees. Could the tides be turning?   Today’s job market is shifting and changing…

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nextSource Announces nextSourcing™ – Tailored, Curated Direct Sourcing Talent Communities 

New York, New York (August 9, 2022) – nextSource announces nextSourcing – an advanced approach to direct sourcing.    nextSourcing leverages a client’s brand to create private talent communities of exceptional pre-qualified individuals available for assignment. Long-term relationships are forged with candidates through ongoing knowledge-sharing and networking, encouraging re-engagement at assignment end. Clients benefit from this approach…

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