If the goal is to make a million bucks in the sharing economy, go old school.
You know; if it looks like an employee, acts like an employee, and is treated like an employee, then it’s an employee.
The staffing industry continues to enjoy growth, as the number of temporary workers reached an all-time high this year.Read More
As more employers use staffing agencies, they should pay attention to the possibility that their organization, and not the staffing agency, could be liable for the conduct of a temporary employee.Read More
We’re hearing more people talk about engagement for contractors and temporary staff, or contingency labor. While this sounds great in theory, how plausible is it? And does it carry the same weight as engaging our direct hires?
— Enough Worries, project manager, architectural manufacturing, Memphis
We are an apparel maker that uses contingent workers for a variety of high-level tasks, such as designers and engineering. Is it important for us to engage them like our paid staff, and if so, why and how do we do it?
—Laboring to Make the Connection, generalist, manufacturer, Memphis, Tennessee
Retail hiring is expected to be high this year, but it’s not expected to surpass last year’s ultimate total — the highest in 12 years.Read More
With issues like the impending implementation of the Affordable Care Act, employers are still hesitant to commit to full-time hires and are looking to temporary staffing to fill the void. Hot List and Data Bank within.Read More
Almost 80 percent of 12,000 area professionals surveyed by Ernst & Young LLP say they believe companies will keep moving from the suburbs to Chicago.Read More