The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce Management and Fistful of Talent. In this special edition, Workforce Management contributors Ed Frauenheim and Kris Dunn discuss the growing need to show contingent workers more love. Read More
Using temporary workers at the start of a recovery is nothing new. But other factors behind the contingent expansion are less tied to the business cycle. These include cost-savings.Read More
You can have the best, brightest and most flexible workforce if you consider these suggestions for working with contingents. These tips will help you become a “nonemployer of choice.”
Goodyear said it will hire the veterans over the next three years through its partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Hiring Our Heroes program.Read More
The 3,000 jobs figure could grow, as Motorola Mobility expects to consolidate other offices into the new downtown space and add more if it is successful in releasing new products in the fast-changing market for cellphones and other wireless devices.
President Barack Obama was motivated to order several federal agencies to change those policies by a recent visit to Colorado, where wildfires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of homes.
The rule prohibits hotels from signing deals with contractors—such as staffing firms—that prevent the hotels from hiring the contractor's employees directly, according to city documents.Read More
How important is the time-to-fill metric in the health care industry? Our top management puts a lot of stock in this, which is understandable. However, I want to make sure that not only do we fill positions quickly, but more important, we get the best available candidate.
—Quality Not Quantity, health care recruitment specialist, health care, Poughkeepsie, New York
Despite their agreement on the importance of onboarding programs, 57 percent of IT leaders say they have a formal, strategic onboarding plan less than 20 percent of the time, while just 18 percent of IT professionals say sufficient attention is given to developing a strong onboarding program.
Excessive fear regarding the misclassification of workers and resulting liability can lead organizations to distance themselves unnecessarily from contractors and temps. The result is bad for both companies and contingents.Read More