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Best of the nextSource Blog – 2020 Edition

January 8, 2021

Welcome to the “Best of the nextSource Blog – 2020 Edition”.  This post will look back at some of the most impactful, insightful and relevant posts of 2020 which was, to say the least, a very interesting year full of uncertainty and challenges for workforce management professionals.  Moving backwards in time from the most recent…

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Working Knowledge Digest Nov-Dec 2020 | Part II

December 17, 2020

Here’s Part II of our bi-monthly “Working Knowledge Digest” feature. Part I digested Market Developments highlighted in the Working Knowledge portion of the nextSource website. Part II contains synopsis of the technology advancements and other newsworthy notes from November and December 2020. Technology AdvancementsTwo recent surveys reveal HR Technology Investment Plans for 2021which indicate companies…

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Working Knowledge Digest Nov-Dec 2020 | Part I

December 17, 2020

Welcome to the bi-monthly installment of nextSource’s “Working Knowledge” feature. This portion of the website delivers informative perspectives for practitioners of contingent workforce management, culled from trusted sources. Readers of this feature enjoy boiled-down information on specific tactics, legal/regulatory updates and other tactical information. Here’s part one from this two-part digest of Working Knowledge gathered…

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Update on 2021 Minimum Wage and Other Labor Law Changes

December 17, 2020

As always, the nextSource Blog provides timely updates on impending changes to laws across the US that may impact on the operations of contingent workforce management activities.  As the end of 2020 draws near, multiple states are preparing to raise minimum wage requirements for workers. Others have new laws passed governing sick leave and other…

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How nextSource Differentiates from Other Options in the Market

December 4, 2020

One of the questions most frequently posed to providers of workforce management services and solutions focuses on a simple notion: Why should the organization select one provider as opposed to any other? Beyond the nuts and bolts reasons to select a given workforce management solutions provider – cost, service offerings, technologies, reputation, etc. – there…

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How to Turn a Bad Work Week into a Good Work Week

December 4, 2020

Everyone is subject to good days and bad days. It is a fact of life. In business the same thing is true for anyone in a leadership role. For those responsible for workforce management, the bad days may be a bit more frequent lately given the upheaval and uncertainty injected into daily operations by the…

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Rundown of New Labor Laws Passed by Ballot Initiative in 2020 Elections

November 13, 2020

The election of 2020 is over and while the obvious headline stories are monopolizing the headlines, there were also scores of state level ballot initiatives passed – many affecting labor laws and regulations in the states of their origin. This blog recently reported on the passage of California’s AB22, the initiative impacting Uber and other…

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Top Five Benefits of Direct Sourcing for Contingent Workforce

November 13, 2020

Sometimes referred to as “self-sourcing” in the staffing industry, direct sourcing is the process by which a company develops and leverages its own candidate pool to engage as contract workers instead of relying solely on staffing providers. The company typically then turns to Employer of Record, Agent of Record, or Managed Service Provider firms to…

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This Veteran’s Day nextSource Observes the Top 10 Reasons to Hire Those Who’ve Served

November 10, 2020

In observance of Veteran’s Day 2020, nextSource would like to take this opportunity to not only thank every single man and women (and the families supporting them) who have served with honor and dignity to protect our most cherished freedoms and ideals. Those who answer the higher calling to serve their country are an especially…

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CA Voters Pass Ballot Initiative Protecting Gig Platforms’ Worker Classification Practices

November 6, 2020

In what could be the final chapter in the “Uber Saga” (a title this blog has dubbed the ongoing legal wrangling between labor rights activists and the corporations behind Uber, Lyft and other gig-economy tech platforms), California’s Proposition 22 was passed on Election Day 2020. For those who may not have been following our coverage…

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