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The Real Difference Between Contingent Workers and Permanent Employees

Posted by Samantha Miles

6/22/15 11:40 AM


If you haven’t had the need to hire contingent workers in the past, chances are you will be looking at this type of personnel when you need to supplement your existing permanent workforce.

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Topics: Workforce Management, Contingent Workers, Training Resources

Shewhart Cycle: How It Fits Your Contingent Workforce Solutions Part 2

Posted by Samantha Miles

9/29/14 6:30 PM

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Welcome back to our Shewhart Cycle segment and how it can fit into your contingent workforce solutions. If you have not read our first part, you may find it here

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Contingent Workers, Training Resources

Shewhart Cycle: How It Fits Your Contingent Workforce Solutions Part 1

Posted by Samantha Miles

9/23/14 6:30 AM

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The Shewhart Cycle is one of the most important philosophies for those companies that are looking to take continuous steps towards improving their operation and completing their goals in a more efficient manner.

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Contingent Workers, Training Resources

Are Today’s Staffing Agencies Flirting With Risk?

Posted by Samantha Miles

6/18/14 3:05 PM

Staffing agencies can be a great source for businesses that want to find contingent employees to help on a temporary basis. They can also connect your business to candidates who may be a great fit for full-time positions that you have open.

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Topics: Human Resources

5 Reasons To Improve Your Contingent Workforce Performance Reviews

Posted by Samantha Miles

5/19/14 6:30 AM

Nobody likes performance reviews; whether you are on the giving and or the receiving end, they are an unpleasant chore.  Unfortunately, they are a necessary part of doing business.

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management

HR's Guide To Improving Contingent Workforce Safety

Posted by Samantha Miles

5/12/14 6:30 AM

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In our litigious society, workplace safety should be a given; it is something that all employers should be expected to provide.  In fact, most people would agree that employers have the legal and moral responsibility to provide the safest working environment possible for all employees. 

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Safety

Workforce Management Solutions: What Drives Excessive Overtime?

Posted by Samantha Miles

4/14/14 6:30 AM

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For many reasons, production needs can vary and be unpredictable at times. When production quotas increase suddenly or unanticipated difficulties arise, your workforce may not be able to meet production quotas during regular hours; overtime may be required.

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Production, Human Resources, Overtime Solutions

HR's Cheat Sheet To Reducing Employee Turnover

Posted by Samantha Miles

3/10/14 5:06 PM

Every business has certain issues that they must deal with; one issue that is common to all businesses is employee turnover.  There are significant costs related to employee turnover.  Interviewing, selection and training of new employees requires a significant investment of resources.  In addition, your business suffers lost productivity until these employees can be replaced.  Consistent high turnover also leads to reduced morale for the employees who are left.  There are two types of employee turnover, involuntary and voluntary.  Involuntary turnover is also called attrition. 

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Topics: Contingent Workforce Management, Reducing Turnover