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Is My Organization Ready to Move Workforce Management into the Cloud?

March 5, 2021

Deciding whether, how and when to invest in workforce management automation technology is a challenging process. How does one know if they’re ready to embrace cloud-based management software systems like VMS, talent acquisition tools, onboarding systems, etc.? Let’s explore the answers to this pressing question. Most workforce management professionals are aware that VMS tools, payroll…

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H1B Visa Policy Changes May Not Be as They Seem

March 5, 2021

Policy governing the issue of H1B visas has changed as a result of the leadership change following the 2020 election. The availability of the H1B visa, particularly popular among US companies for dealing with the domestic shortage of in-demand IT talent with immigrants from India and the Far East had been restricted via executive order…

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Biden DOL Spikes “Opinion Letters” Changing IC Compliance Rules

March 5, 2021

The Biden Administration has taken some aggressive steps to reverse rules governing independent contractor classification which had been put in place by the former administration. In January, the Biden Labor department requested all federal agencies freeze proposed regulations pending further review. Here’s what they’ll be looking at and how it is likely to impact your…

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Everything You Need to Know About Direct Sourcing

February 12, 2021

We all know that hiring, onboarding and training of the workforce is both time consuming and costly. That’s why it is so painful for many organizations during the pandemic. Sharp drops in demand across numerous industries have forced many to shed headcount. As recovery may occur in unpredictable ways, hiring authorities face an excessive burden…

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Building a Diverse Workforce Management Program

February 5, 2021

What happens when your commitment to building a diverse workforce is compromised by your need to rapidly source highly sought-after IT talent? By retaining the services of a woman-or minority-owned Managed Services Provider, 100% of all spend flowing through the program would qualify as diversity spend. However, if you are committed to building a truly…

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Encore Performances From Great Talent

February 3, 2021

The COVID pandemic has accelerated a higher education trend expanding academic offerings to include online instruction, giving students the ability to pursue their degrees through a combination of traditional classroom experiences, eLearning programs, virtual seminars, and social learning programs. To develop and update hundreds of online courses that are offered each semester, universities are dependent…

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What is Workforce Planning & Consulting?

February 2, 2021

Workforce planning and consulting is a service delivered by expert workforce planning professionals/firms aimed at developing replicable processes for analyzing, forecasting and planning of supply and demand within the available universe of all types of workers and talent. This often involves assessing gaps in an organization’s workforce composition, establishing targets for talent management programs and…

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What is IC Management?

January 22, 2021

IC Management or Independent Contractor management is a process by which workforce management operations can safely, effectively leverage the benefits associated with the utilization of 1099 contract resources as opposed to W2 FTEs. IC management services manage the paperwork and the process of acquiring and managing independent contractor resources which requires different considerations. These include…

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What is an AOR (Agency of Record)?

January 22, 2021

An AOR, or “Agency of Record” is a third-party entity providing compliant workforce administration for independent contractors. An AOR company assumes responsibility for ensuring your contractors are paid compliantly with all applicable regulatory and tax considerations wherever they are assigned. Workforce management leaders leverage AORs to ensure thorough, ongoing IC compliance and to mitigate the…

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nextSource Offering Defines Best Practices for 1099 Certification

January 8, 2021

The increasing embrace of Direct Sourcing strategies in the execution of a well-rounded contingent workforce management plan has revealed the need for robust 1099 certification processes. Best practices for 1099 Certification are critical to observe and are an important feature baked into the nextSource Direct Sourcing solution, designed to support talent pools and FMS platforms.…

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