10 Surprising Statistics About the Contingent Worker and Your Contract Workforce

Blogging4jobs

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 ).

HR Slang: Contingent Fringe

HR Capitalist

What's the definition of " contingent fringe ?" If you're on the contingent fringe, you're either already a freelancer or highly likely to become a freelancer should you lose your current job. The contingent fringe.

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

Blogging4jobs

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.

How Can Contingency Recruitment Harm Your Business? [4 WAYS]

The Undercover Recruiter

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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.".

The Truth About Contingency Recruiters

Career Rocketeer

A contingency recruiter works for the company, not you. They are paid to find people for jobs, not jobs for people. True, if you seem to fit what a client company is looking for, a good recruiter won’t treat you as a commodity. He’ll respect your presence in the process by keeping you in the [.]. Everything Else Job Search SEO1

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

Dating vs Marriage: Are Your Employees Committed?

Blogging4jobs

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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Contractors Versus Full-Time Employees – Which Is Right for You?

Blogging4jobs

Business HR contingent workforce contractors part-timeEmployment has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. The days when someone graduated high school or college and then went to work for the same company until retirement age are now long past. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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.

Ep 110 – Who Is Really the Freelance Workforce?

Blogging4jobs

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.

The Secret to Finding Meaningful Work & How to Recruit

Blogging4jobs

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 HR Says No to Freelancers

Blogging4jobs

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.

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 […].

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

Blogging4jobs

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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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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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).

When are Background Checks Issued in the Hiring and Selection Process?

Blogging4jobs

This means conducting background checks with employment contingent after a candidate. In today’s employment market, companies are competing for talent and must move quickly to make hiring decisions. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR adverse action background check background checks fair credit employment act FCRA hiring

Why Competing on Price is Bad – For Everyone!

The Undercover Recruiter

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Becoming Something Very Important

Learning Voyager

Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain About Me Terrence Seamon Facilitator, blogger, and transitionist, Terry is engaged, learning, and changing.

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5 Things to Consider About the Gig Economy

Blogging4jobs

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

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

Blogging4jobs

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

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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 […].

How Complacency Can Cost Us in Our Careers

Position Ignition

This may be obvious to you, but you may still have been flowing through your career without giving much thought to a contingency plan. Are you in a good job? Are you feeling safe and secure in your environment? Do you believe there are prospects for you? If you can say yes to these questions, well done. That is a great position to be in. Even if you’re in that position and you’re reading this, you may still want to consider what you can do.

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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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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'.

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The “Background-Check” Provision in Offer Letters – A Risk You Should Try to Reduce

Sklover Working Wisdom

Just before the place for her to sign, her Offer Letter contained an extremely common clause, often referred to as a “Background Check Contingency.”. This offer is contingent upon satisfactory (a) drug test screening, (b) fingerprinting, (c) background check, and (d) confirmation of your ability to work in the United States.”. She went to work to complete her pending projects before her departure, and gave little attention to the “Background Check Contingency.”.

Job Search News September 29, 2017

Competitive Resumes

Your strategy must include accurate detail of the value of what you do, and less contingent on where and how long you do it: Quantify your results to show impact. Your job search could use these articles and resources so enjoy!

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Desk or Labor Jobs Here Today, Consider Them Gone Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

The short answer is contingent on training, certifications, and industry experience often determines salary. Below is a Quora response I wanted to share. The original is here. I don’t think experts think these two jobs (desk or labor) will exist for the long term.

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Can Contract Workers Ever Really Fit In?

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to technology firm Mavenlink’s 2012 infographic, The New Independent Workforce , the contingent workforce–comprised of self-employed individuals, independent service firms, solopreneurs and temporary workers—has grown by an estimated 4.3 By 2020, 40 percent of American workers, or nearly 65 million people, will be contingent, and shortly thereafter that percentage is expected to rise to 50 percent.

Getting On a Recruiter’s Radar Screen

Career Rocketeer

Although not at the top of most people’s game plan, for most unemployed and employed job seekers retained and contingency search consultants and even more so IT technical recruiters for temp or contract positions have their place in the overall job search strategy.

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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There Should Be a Job Lab Everywhere

Competitive Resumes

In our vision to expand, we will also consider meeting needs with additional workshops, webinars, and group coaching but contingent on growth or participation and resources. I’m excited to announce my volunteer effort with the “Job Lab” as part of the Aim to Work initiative.

2017 130

LAROCQUE’s Five Recruiting Trends in 2014 #recruittrends

Blogging4jobs

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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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.

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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.

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

They refer to them as “contingent workers.” This current economy is an environment in which contingent positions are exploding. The post Navigating the Gig Economy appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Torin Ellis, a job search expert. His bio follows.

Freelance IT: An Asset For Our Future

Jobacle

Although cubicles won’t be completely masticated from the devouring mouth of our future, the imminent forces behind contingency employment, along with the business mindset of saving on hiring costs, will turn your four bedroom home into a three-bedroom work studio.

Working With Executive Recruiters

Executive Career Brand

Did you know that internal recruiters and external recruiters — either retained or on contingency — help you in different ways? Contingency recruiters may be strong advocates of your candidacy – because they, or their employer, will earn a commission if you are hired. ?

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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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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HR Trends You Can’t Ignore

Blogging4jobs

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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More Temporary Work in 2012?

Careers Done Write

There are a variety of statistics reported by the American Staffing Association, but the numbers show that companies are continuing to use contingency (temporary) workers.

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