Discover How Our Talent Community Nurturing Keeps Candidates Engaged for the Long Haul with nextSourcing

In the grand scheme of things in staffing, you’ll often hear terms such as talent pool, talent pipeline, and talent community used interchangeably. However, although similar, they’re not exactly the same and should not be used interchangeably as it muddies the waters. Here’s the difference:    A talent pool is a passive resource that you turn…

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How to Solve Your Quiet Quitting Problem

There has been a lot of talk about “quiet quitting” in the news, and it became increasingly popular around the Labor Day holiday. Let’s take a deeper dive into quiet quitting and what it embodies.   What is quiet quitting?  Those who have become “quiet quitters” in actuality are highly motivated individuals who feel passionate…

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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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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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Evidence of the Growing Power of Labor in the US

The ground beneath the historical relationship between capital and labor is shifting. Long-held notions about the balance between these two interests have been seriously upended. For organizations unaware of how the environment has changed may find themselves in uncharted waters or even in legal jeopardy if they fail to revise their assumptions. Let’s examine two…

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