When Provider/Partners Fail – How to Avoid Being Caught in the Aftermath

If a staffing company, payroller, EOR or other workforce management service provider serving your programs were to wind up in trouble with the law or suddenly become insolvent, it could spell big trouble for your operations. The most recent example of this catastrophic occurrence has affected numerous unfortunate organizations and reveals a risk to organizations…

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Dept of Labor to More Broadly Recognize Gig Economy Worker Classifications

The Wage and Hour division of the US Department of Labor (WHD) recently issued a letter that seemingly reverses the DOL’s position on the nature of gig economy workers and their classification as independent contractors. Here’s the latest on this issue which is of great import as the number of virtual marketplace companies (VMCs) continues…

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Contingent Workforce 101 – Some Fundamentals

Here at the nextSource blog, we often focus on providing simplified, easy-to-digest explanations of some of the latest, advanced processes and technologies being adopted by innovators in the human capital management industry. Today, though, we’re going to return to basics, because we know not all organizations are advanced in their workforce management know-how and understanding.…

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Higher Education: Learning to Love Workforce Management Solutions – PT 1

A broad and growing array of services and tech solutions for managing contingent is being embraced and adopted by industries of every kind. Historically, in the higher education vertical, the need for such solutions hasn’t been pressing until recently. Growing interest is due to developments which make non-employee workforce elements more necessary and attractive to…

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Why do Companies Partner with Employer of Record Firms?

Have you ever wondered why companies partner with EOR firms to payroll pre-identified candidates? It’s all about the cost savings, efficiency and expertise an EOR firm can provide to organizations to help them save time and money. Employers of record or “EOR” firms act as a surrogate employer for their customers. EORs fulfill the legal…

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With or Without Reform, Demand for Talent in Healthcare Isn’t Going Away

There’s a lot of uncertainty about what will become of the US healthcare system. However, no matter what the CBO determines in its financial analysis, or what reform bills are eventually passed, there is absolute certainty that the demand for labor in the healthcare field will remain exceptionally high. For healthcare service providers, this means…

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