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10 Surprising Statistics About the Contingent Worker and Your Contract Workforce


Register for our awesome webinar discussing how to onboard, engage and recruit your contract and contingent workforce 6/18 at 1 PM EST. HRCI and SHRM recertification credits. 40% of workers now have contingent and contract jobs says the IRS ( Forbes online ).

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Scaling Your Contingent Workforce: A Competitive Advantage, Yes, But Not Without Risks


This may just be the year of the contingent workforce. Globally, the numbers are even bigger, particularly in Asia , where as much as 20% of the workforce is contingent. One study predicts that eventually 25% of the global workforce will be contingent. As important is finding the right balance between permanent and contingent, and integrating them both into an efficient organization. This may just be the year of the contingent workforce.

The Right Contingency Recruiting Fee is Still 20%.

HR Capitalist

You know the dance when it comes to negotiating contingency recruiting fees: Recruiter : "We''re a retained search firm, and our normal fee is 25 to 30%.". And I need you to take it on contingency". Can you do 20% contingency?". Company: "We can''t pay a dime over 15%. Recruiter : "Wow. I can''t do 15%. Let me check on what I can do and get back to you.". Recruiter: "I pushed for an exception. Company: "Done. 20% it is.".

Contingency Planning for an Unexpected Career Disaster

Career Rocketeer

Most days I’m really fortunate because when I look out my front window I have a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean and Sheepshead Bay not even 100 yards from my front door. However the price for such beauty is I live in a hurricane evacuation Zone A. Hence I’m hurrying to finish this post [.]. Everything Else Career Management Perry Newman SEO1

we made a job offer contingent on references — and the reference was bad

Ask A Manager

” We made the offer contingent on references because one of his references was his current employer and he didn’t want us to approach them until he’d handed in his notice. This is a really tough situation, and it’s one of the reasons that offers contingent on a reference-check can be sticky. Go back to him and say this: “As you know, our offer was contingent on a positive reference check.

Top 10 Questions You Should Ask a Headhunter – Part 1

The Undercover Recruiter

Human Resources Recruitment ask charge contingency Contingency Recruitment fee guarantees Headhunter headhunting method offer questions retained unhappy So you have an urgent hire to make and you need to find someone from your industry and fast: You realise that advertising for the post won’t actually reach the true individuals you need from your competitors. The best people are happy and busy in their jobs hitting targets and achieving results so why would […].

how do job offers that are contingent on a reference from your current manager work?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I don’t understand job offers that are contingent on a positive reference from a current employer. The idea is that you don’t give notice yet — because the offer still has a contingency attached to it — but rather give your boss a heads-up about the situation so that she’s not blindsided by the call. If you’re in a situation where you expect your manager to torpedo your chances, the best option is often to refuse the contingency.

The Secret to Finding Meaningful Work & How to Recruit


Is Contingent Labor the Solution to Workplace Happiness? Research shows that there will be a more contingent labor workforce in the future. If your company does not offer something special where the candidate feels like their work is meaningful and with a purpose, get ready for the contingent workforce. What steps is your company taking to engage the contingent labor workforce and the temporary employee? HR contingent labor meaningful work workplace happiness

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Why Do Recruiters’ Fees Seem So Excessive?

The Undercover Recruiter

Most agencies work to a contingency model, meaning they only charge a fee upon a successful placement. This contingency model is actually pretty unusual when you think about it; if engaged to work on a job, most types of agency get paid for their work regardless of the final outcome.

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Ep 110 – Who Is Really the Freelance Workforce?


The annual report from Upwork and the Freelancers Union found that […] Podcast contingent worker contract workers freelance gig economy Heide Brandes podcast workology workology podcastThe gig economy is a hot topic with nearly every fifth email solicitation I’m getting these days asking for my email address and contact information in exchange to tell me all about the gig economy, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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How the Hiring Manager & Recruiter Relationship Can Impact the Recruitment Process

The Undercover Recruiter

When an agency recruiter receives a qualified job order they work tirelessly to fill that position – a majority of recruiting is done on a contingent basis, which means the recruiter doesn’t get paid until the candidate goes to work (and in most cases successfully completes a probation period).

Dating vs Marriage: Are Your Employees Committed?


Contingent Workforce and Dating Their Jobs. Companies have been using contingent workforce as a way to lower payroll and employee costs like vacation, and other benefits, unemployment, and severance.

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Put a Ring on it. 2012 Employment & Jobs Outlook.


Employers are hiring contingent, contract and temporary workers instead. Are Contingent Workers Helping or Hurting Employee Turnover? Job Seekers to Employers: Put a Ring on it. Indulge me just for a moment as one of Beyonce’s songs comes to mind.

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The Truth About Agency Recruiting

The Undercover Recruiter

The world of contingent, agency recruiting is extremely competitive. The main thing to understand is that contingent recruiting is a sales game and, as with any […].

What’s More Important? A Change in Technology or Mindset?


labor force will be contingent workers. More and more I read that by the year 2020 40% of the U.S. Supposedly the Millennial workforce and the coming Gen Z workforce are going to demand more freedom. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR generation z millennials

Online Hiring Expected To Double In 2012

Resume Bear

Elance , the leading platform for online work, recently released its 2011 Online Employment Review which says that “the future of work will be contingent, global and online.”

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Why Competing on Price is Bad – For Everyone!

The Undercover Recruiter

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5 Things to Consider About the Gig Economy


Something I’ve been thinking about a lot lately is what role HR will have in organizations that are increasingly reliant on contingent workers. HR itself is difficult to automate, like most. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR blended workforce employee rights future of work gig economy

Agency Recruitment is Totally Screwed: Here’s Why!

The Undercover Recruiter

Multi-listed, contingent job-orders benefit no-one. The recruitment agency business model is grotesquely dysfunctional. It is broken. Certainly for permanent recruitment. We are just so used to it, have it so imbued in our psyche, that we don’t appreciated how farcical and damaging it is. For everybody. Clients, naively thinking they get a […]. Agency Recruitment is Totally Screwed: Here’s Why! Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

What Kind of Lawyer Should I Hire For My Job Problem?

Evil HR Lady

” Attorneys are expensive, and while some work on contingency, most employment law cases aren’t these big cash cows that you read about in the news. I get a lot of questions where the answer is, “you need to speak with an attorney.”

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Why HR Says No to Freelancers


HR blended workforce contingent workforce freelancers hiring freelancersSoftware development companies are tightly connected with new ideas and forms of work. They invent new approaches to make their employees feel comfortable, happy and motivated. I would even say that IT business gave an immense boost to the gig economy and freelancing – nowadays it’s far easier to work from home, particularly for programmers. Your tools […] Source.

What You Need To Know About Working With A Recruiter

Career Realism

There are two basic types of recruiters: Internal and Contingency (third-party) Recruiters. Contingency recruiters (third party) work for themselves or for a recruitment agency, and are paid by a client company when that company hires a candidate the recruiter presents.

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HR Trends You Can’t Ignore


Contingent Workforce. Furthermore, employers see contingent workers as a great way to build flexibility into their planning, allowing them to avoid lay-offs in down cycles while equipping them to ramp back just as easily. Change is constant in HR, and 2015 is no exception.

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Why Do You Need A Career Development Plan ASAP?

Career Realism

Career happiness is contingent upon self-discovery about what is most important to you, doing what you enjoy, and doing what you are good at. What’s so important about a career development plan? Will it make a difference in someone’s career?

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Listing Every Job on Résumés

Careers Done Write

Most likely, the employer pays him on a contingency basis. Dear Deb, Q: I just met with a recruiter. He represents some of the biggest healthcare companies on the East Coast and he’s been in the business for 15+ years, so I think he knows what he’s doing.

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What You Need To Know About Working With A Recruiter

Career Realism

There are two basic types of recruiters: Internal and Contingency (third-party) Recruiters. Contingency recruiters (third party) work for themselves or for a recruitment agency, and are paid by a client company when that company hires a candidate the recruiter presents.

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Job Hunting Secrets From A Top Recruiter

Resume Bear

If you don’t deal with contingency staffing firms, fine, send ‘em a quick note of thank you/no thank you, get removed from their mailing list. There’s a significant difference between retained and contingency search firms.

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Adecco’s CEO for a Month Internship

Competitive Resumes

76% of organizations use contingent labor to enhance their workforce and close talent gaps in various roles. · I am proud to help Adecco Group North America to promote their annual “CEO for a month” internship program in North America.

If Your Personal Brand is Not Disruptive, You Won’t Matter

Competitive Resumes

All which is contingent on your ability to differentiate yourself from everyone else. The heart of a job search is your personal brand. If the core of any job search doesn’t create memorability, the difficulties of selling your skills be stalled at every obstacle.

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Top 10 Human Resources (HR) Recruitment Websites

Position Ignition

PurpleHouseHR - call themselves a ' niche recruitment consultancy providing retained and contingent recruitment services across Human Resources, Change and Business Transformation'.

5 Career Narratives You Heard but Must Rewrite

Competitive Resumes

It’s also a shame you’re disagreeing is perceived differently contingent on the quality of relationship to the leader, gender, and race. Career narratives from the news and hearsay can be confusing and conflicting. You should never rely on one news source, blog, or person.

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Job Loss: 10 Top Tips for Surviving Redundancy

Position Ignition

Assess your financial position, create a budget and make contingency plans for if cash starts running low. Upon hearing that you're being let go from your job because your organisation is being downsized or restructured , it's understandable to let panic set in.

Top 5 Industries Hiring for Contract Workers


I mentioned last week that the IRS has recently said that 40% of all taxpayers have contract or contingent jobs. The top 5 industries for contingent workers might surprise you.

What to Avoid When Recruiting Sales Employees

The Undercover Recruiter

Whether it’s football, business, chess or just about anything else, life needs contingency plans. Nothing ever goes 100% smoothly when recruiting and sometimes your contingency plan will turn out to be a gem.

How To Explain A Low GPA In An Interview

Career Realism

The same strategy holds true in an interview; winners always have a primary plan and the contingency plan when the inevitable happens: Plan A goes awry. You finally get the interview for your dream job.

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LAROCQUE’s Five Recruiting Trends in 2014 #recruittrends


Contingent/FTE Hybrid Recruiting. Current trends show the Fortune 500 workforce being 50% contingent by 2020. This means that in many environments the two worlds of recruiting Full Time Employees (FTEs) and contingent workers (contractors, temps, independent consultants) will collide.

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Do You Know Your Story?

Ms. Career Girl

My successful navigation of these circumstances was contingent on accurate communication of the feedback from the external reviewers to our internal team and diligent management of timeline, deadline and budget. The post Do You Know Your Story? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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21 Reasons Why The New Employee Engagement Must Come With A Warning Label

David Zinger

The New Employee Engagement will require us to get very comfortable with the idea of work as an invitation and the contingent consequences for accepting or declining the invitation. Warning: The New Employee Engagement will Cause Change. Be warned.

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The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Resign

Personal Excellence Blog

What is your contingency plan? See point #5 on contingency plan below.). (I’ve Have a contingency plan. Having a contingency plan is necessary because there is always a chance that things won’t work out. When I quit my job, I had a contingency plan.