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Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

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Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

Mitigating Risk and Managing Employee Compliance: Planning for 2023 and Beyond

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

How Technology Is Impacting Management of the Independent Workforce

Technology is reshaping talent acquisition and the staffing industry as a whole. Today, we can access business intelligence tools, develop data-driven...

TechServe Alliance

November 7-9, 2022
La Quinta Resort & Club
Palm Springs CA...

Top 4 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

There are many challenges to working remotely and managing remote teams. We have tips and actionable insights, to help you improve remote management. ...

SIA CWS & GigE North America 2022

September 19-21, 2022
The Omni
Dallas, TX...

ASA Staffing World Live 2022

October 25-27, 2022
Las Vegas, NV...

NAPS Annual Conference 2022

October 2-4, 2022
Alexandria, VA...

SIA Healthcare Staffing Summit 2022

November 2-4, 2022
Marriott Marquis
Houston, TX...

SIA Executive Forum EMEA 2022

December 6-7, 2022
London...

6 Trends Defining the Recruitment Industry in 2022

The evolving world of work is changing the recruitment industry. Stay on top of recruitment trends that are defining the industry in 2022 and beyond....

On-Demand Webinar: Becoming a Client-of-Choice for the Flexible Workforce

In the era of talent scarcity many innovative HR professionals are deploying total talent management strategies that seek to holistically manage and o...

On-Demand Webinar: Building a Talent Community

We are entering a new era of talent scarcity, particularly within professional and STEM categories. We are also seeing dramatic shifts in the labor ma...

On-Demand Webinar: 9 Steps to Building a Flexible Workforce Strategy

A flexible workforce model can attract scarce talent, while driving significant cost savings and enhancing enterprise flexibility. How do today’s HR...

On-Demand Webinar: Get Prepared. Talent Engagement Strategies During Unpredictable Economic Times

Tracking economic predictions is like being in a room full of bouncing, rubber balls. In January, the Congressional Budget Office issued their economi...

Webinar: Drive Compliance in Your Talent Strategy with SAP Fieldglass Partner Solutions

Total workforce management is key to executing your company’s talent strategy. Peace of mind and efficiency of process are essential when businesses...

On-Demand Webinar: It’s Time to Adjust! Why Virtualization is Making Employee Engagement Drastically More Complex

A 2020 Gartner survey of finance executives reported that nearly 75% planned to make some of their workforce remote until 2021. Now, with the alarming...

The Changing Workforce: It’s a Whole Different Animal Virtual Conference

We attracted more than 350 registrants and featured 25+ industry experts, clients, and partners. These leaders joined in 6 interactive sessions, discu...

On-Demand Webinar: Direct Sourcing Demystified

Sixty percent of organizations state that developing a direct source strategy for talent is their top contingent workforce priority over the next two ...

Retail Industry Case Study

TalentWave client success story for a major international retailer that needed to implement a comprehensive flexible workforce strategy, including a r...

Information Services Industry Case Study

Due to the nature of their business our Client utilizes a wide range of contract experts who bring unique experience, knowledge and specialization to...

Software Industry Case Study

Our client needed to ensure their flexible workforce population was properly classified and on-boarded through a streamlined process, in a short timef...

Financial Services Industry Case Study

Our client was looking for a specialized provider of Independent Contractor (IC) Compliance and Employer of Record (EOR) services that could deliver ...

Cloud Computing Industry Case Study

Our cloud computing client’s Procurement team recognized there were significant risks associated with contract resources and potentially classifying...

Technology Industry Case Study

This technology company was looking for an IC compliance solution provider that could support their process requirements and meet contractors needs...

Mergers & Acquisitions and the Hidden Exposure of Misclassified ICs

Hidden under the shiny surface of many M&A transactions is the hidden exposure of misclassified independent contractors, which if not properly address...

Mergers & Acquisitions and the Hidden Exposure of Misclassified ICs

Hidden under the shiny surface of many M&A transactions is the hidden exposure of misclassified independent contractors, which if not properly add...

Tenure Limits for Temporary Employees

Imposing tenure limits for temporary employees is a common practice. However, the minimal benefits gained from instituting and enforcing these policie...

Intellectual Property, Trade Secret Risks and Your Independent Contractors

Some practical advice on how you can best safeguard your business IP and trade secrets while still providing the critical information necessary for y...

The Perils of Do-it-Yourself Independent Contractor Compliance

We are often asked about the merits of going with an in-house, or what we call a Do-It-Yourself (DIY), approach to independent contractor compliance v...

Practical Steps in Statement of Work (SOW) Management

Statement of Work (SOW) Management serves as the basis for defining a project relationship through a formal contract agreement between the client and ...

IC Compliance Program Frequently Asked Questions

As industry experts in Independent Contractor compliance and engagement solutions, TalentWave is often asked for expert input from organizations....

The Flexible Workforce: A shock absorber for turbulent economic conditions

What is the optimal staffing level? How do you determine the right mix of traditional workers versus flexible workers (independent contractors, freel...

TalentBridge

Search your known resources and deploy them as soon as the following day with your own Talent Community. Learn more about TalentWave’s innovative te...

The Flexible Workforce Strategic Planning Guide

Almost every industry can benefit from engaging the independent workforce. So how do you effectively tap into the potential of highly skilled independ...

Best-in-Class IC Compliance: 5 Critical Program Elements

Building and/or optimizing an organization’s IC compliance strategy has become a boardroom issue for many companies. And it has become increasingly ...

Tried and True Negotiation Strategies to Improve Margins

Every salesperson wants to sell more and at a higher price. You want to have a win/win with your customers, but you don’t want to “give away the s...

3 Things Elite Recruiters Do That Others Do Not

There are a lot of good recruiters. There are some great recruiters. Then there are a handful of recruiters that reach the rank of truly elite. When l...

6 Principles of Persuasion to Boost Your Staffing Business

Ask yourself, “what makes one recruiter more successful than another?” Maybe you attribute their success to hard work or even luck. Some recruiter...

Behavioral-Based Interviewing: What to Ask and How to Analyze Responses

Have you ever been blindsided by what you thought was a perfect hire who turned out to be a total disaster? Or had the feeling you missed out on a gre...

Communication Tactics to Make Prospects Want to Work with You

If you do anything enough, it becomes routine, and as a recruiter, you’re no exception to the rule. As you speak to candidates and clients each day,...

Consultative Selling for Recruiters: Create Value and Trust with Prospects

Working in staffing and recruiting you’re often treated like vendors by prospects and clients, and in these cases, you may need to change your appro...

Go from Average Producer to Big Biller: Methods to Move the Needle

A core behavior that separates top-performing recruiters from those that slide by year-after-year is the discipline of establishing actionable goals....

How to Create and Implement a Strategic, Client-Development Plan

Building a client base isn’t something that happens by accident – it takes a strategy that focuses on consistency and purpose. You need to compile...

Increase New Business by Leveraging Your Existing Relationships

If you’re not leveraging your existing relationships for opportunities, you’re losing out on a low cost source of new business....

Increase Your Response Rates with Better Recruiting Emails

While communication between recruiters and employment candidates has evolved, one thing has remained constant: the critical role email plays. However,...

Launching Your Contract Staffing Business for Maximum Recurring Revenue

Historically, temporary and contract staffing have comprised 80-90% of the total staffing market, while search and placement have enjoyed a much small...

How to Prevent Candidates from “Ghosting” on the Job Offer

One of your clients contacts you with an open opportunity. You find the perfect candidate, interview them and refer them to your client. Your client m...

Unstoppable Sales Growth for Recruiters: Build and Sustain Market Distinction

Unstoppable recruiting organizations recognize that every sale is influenced by the employees who both directly and indirectly interact with clients a...

Winning the Staffing Sales Game: Get More Appointments & Land New Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Winning the Staffing Sales Game: Get More Appointments & Land New Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Best Practices for Maximizing Profits on Your Contract Recruitment Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Ramping Up Your Hiring Capabilities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Workforce Virtualization and Payroll Complexities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Essential Questions to Evaluate Outsourcing Providers Guide

This comprehensive list of questions will help staffing owners thoroughly evaluate outsourcing providers to choose the right provider for their needs....

The Seven Deadly Myths of Contract Recruiting

Recruiters often hesitate to get into the contract-recruiting game due to longstanding and persistent misconceptions. Learn the reality behind each my...

Managing Your Virtual Workforce

Here are the critical factors you need to consider to successfully manage a virtual workforce, from tools to security and everything in between. ...

EOR vs. PEO

Discover the many differences between an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO)....

Unstoppable Sales Growth: Six Tips to Build a New Revenue Stream with Contract Recruiting

Learn how recruiting companies can capture a new revenue stream amid the Great Resignation. ...

Where is All the Talent

Discover the many differences between an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO)....

Using Diversity to Build Resilience in Your Procurement Strategies

Promoting the longevity of your clients’ organizations means developing a diversity recruiting strategy that fosters resiliency. ...

Futureproof Your Staffing Agency: Meeting the Changing Needs of Your Clients Today and Tomorrow

The distributed workforce has turned the staffing industry on its head. Neal Bhamre of People2.0 weighs in on how to futureproof your staffing agency....

How Outsourcing Could Increase Your Firm’s Valuation

Outsourcing certain business functions can go a long way in enhancing your staffing firm’s valuation....

Recruiting for Other Recruiters

Labor shortages are affecting nearly every industry, including staffing and recruiting. Here’s how to successfully recruit for other recruiters....

Recruitment Strategies for a Post-COVID World

These strategies will become essential for recruiters in a post-COVID world....

Global Expansion Strategy Dos and Don’ts for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

A global expansion can be a risky and complex endeavor. Here are some dos and don’ts to follow to help ensure you build a successful global workforc...

The Great Resignation: Persuasive Tactics to Convince Companies to Adapt

The labor shortage caused by the Great Resignation is requiring organizations to either adapt or lose out on top talent....

The Rise of the Recruiter Savior

Labor shortage and global work opportunities make it tough to attract top candidates. Welcome to the rise of the recruiter savior....

Talent Curation: How Recruiters Can Get Ahead of the Competition

Ensure you have the right skilled talent available for positions as soon as you need them filled. Here’s how to get ahead with talent curation....

Tips for Recruiters: How to Craft LinkedIn Messages That Get Responses

As a recruiter, you spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. To see better results from your outreach, learn best practices for crafting great LinkedIn messag...

How Women Can Support Women in the Recruitment Industry

Female leaders and recruiters have an opportunity to empower other women in the recruitment industry this Women’s History Month and beyond....

Recruiters: How to Become an Expert in Your Niche

Positioning yourself as an expert in your niche can help you better address the needs of your clients and be seen as a valuable asset....

Thinking of Starting a Recruiting Agency? Here Are the Industries Poised for Growth

Starting a recruiting agency can be a lucrative career move, especially if you enter one of the top industries poised for growth in 2021. ...

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant? Staffing agencies encounter a wide variety of diverse candidates during the hiring process. This di...

Reviewing Staffing Agency Employee Benefits in the Time of COVID-19

Open enrollment for employee benefits typically occurs during the fall, between September and December. While it’s a good idea to review your staffi...

FAQs about Payroll for Contract Recruiters

Contract recruiting is having a moment. With around a third of US employment having already shifted to contingent roles, the need for contract recruit...

A virtual bench of affiliates is more cost effective than maintaining under-utilized employees

A recent research study by the Hinge Institute, reports that professional service organizations grew faster in 2019 than in the last five years yet th...

Best Practices for Onboarding Clinicians

There are typically some best practices your organization can adopt when developing your own onboarding and/or compliance processes....

California Payroll Best Practices

Here are just a few of the important things for you to consider when hiring employees in California...

Two Major Barriers That Can Hinder Contract-Recruiting Revenue Streams

Knowing how to handle these roadblocks can help ensure you realize contract recruiting’s full profit potential...

Understanding The Intricacies of Temp Payroll

Check out some items to consider when building a payroll business for contract and temporary placements...

5 Ways To Compete With The Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller businesses often have many advantages over their larger counterparts—you just need to know how to leverage those advantages correctly!...

Why So Many Startup Staffing Agencies Fail

If you’ve given up a steady salary to start your own recruitment company, you want to take every step you can to ensure you succeed....

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face & How to Solve Them, Part 2

While it may seem overwhelming when so many hurdles stand between you and success, there are solutions available to overcome the obstacles in your way...

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face & How to Solve Them, Part 1

Independent staffing firms have to manage all aspects of running an agency on their own—making their position particularly difficult....

How Small Firms Can Compete with the Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller firms often have many advantages over their larger counterparts; you just need to know how to correctly leverage them!...

4 Selling Points Clients Want to Hear from Recruiters

It’s not enough to simply say that you will solve your clients’ needs—you have to provide proof that shows you have and can!...

What Clients Really Want Staffing Companies to Know

Learn what makes for a valued partnership, how to build trust, and things clients would like staffing companies to stop doing....

Starting Your Own Staffing or Recruiting Firm? Incorporate These 4 Best Practices

To avoid falling victim to common pitfalls, follow these four best practices when starting your own staffing or recruiting business...

Ensuring Temporary Worker Satisfaction

As the liaison between clients and contractors, your staffing firm must consider your role in ensuring temporary worker satisfaction...

Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn as a Recruiter (Without Spending a Dime)

When utilized to its fullest potential, LinkedIn can serve as a cost-effective, efficient means of finding top talent for your clients...

Innovative Ideas to Move Your Staffing Business Forward, Part 1

Implementing new ideas can propel your staffing business towards greater innovation and impact. Check out our first set of recommendations in this fou...

Small Vendor Engagement: Does tail spend have you in a tail spin?

The benefits of small vendor engagement are vast — increased diversity of supply base & tapping in to the explosion of the gig economy. Learn more.....

Apply 6 Principals of Persuasion to Grow Your Staffing Business

Explore and embrace these 6 Persuasion Principles to win concessions and more clients for long-term influence and success....

Understanding a Candidate’s Non-Monetary Motivators, Part 2

Get clarity on your candidate's job search situation and identify any potential obstacles early so they don’t become brick walls after your client i...

Understanding a Candidate’s Non-Monetary Motivators, Part 1

Gathering non-monetary feedback to clarify how a candidate is motivated beyond salary compensation is an essential step to the recruiting process. Bu...

Qualifying Candidates and Compensation Conversations

There are essential next steps to take when a candidate expresses interest in an opportunity; effectively qualify candidates to reduce client turnover...

Recruit Interested Candidates Faster & More Efficiently

A candidate says 'YES, I'm interested in hearing more about this opportunity;' what you do next is the most important part of your recruitment process...

Attracting Candidates – The Right Way to Recruit (Part 2)

Explore human nature and how you can use psychology to improve your recruiting efforts; what attracts a candidate and how can you better sell to them....

Attracting Candidates – The Right Way to Recruit (Part 1)

Recruiting is selling opportunities! So, what’s the right way to attract top candidates & pitch them your best opportunities?...

Building an Exceptional Customer Service Program for Your Staffing Company

Top-rate customer service, the kind that puts your staffing company in the forefront, is hard work and takes intentional, committed actions every day....

Techniques for Minimizing Candidate Dropout Before Day One

Losing an employee between the offer acceptance and day one of work is excruciating for both you and your client. Here are some tips for minimizing dr...

5 Rules to Get Past the Gatekeeper and Close More New Clients

With some helpful techniques, you can increase your gatekeeper success rate and get in front of more decision makers....

Connecting to Job Seekers: Bridging the Language Gap, Part 2

The biggest opportunity for staffing companies to connect with the job seeker’s struggle is by focusing on the job search process itself....

Connecting to Job Seekers: The Language Breakdown, Part 1

An ASA study revealed that staffing companies and job seekers are not speaking the same language. This two-part series reviews study findings and subs...

Embracing Independent Talent

(Part 2 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) One third of the American workforce has declared its preference...

How to Define and Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

Many leading organizations, across all geographies and industries, have recognized the benefits of direct sourcing as an effective method to attract a...

The Benefits of a Direct Sourcing Strategy for Talent Acquisition

The world of work is changing rapidly, and companies that depend on knowledge workers must continue to evolve and innovate how they attract and retain...

[Infographic] The New Workforce

In this infographic, we look at the factors driving the growth of the independent workforce and strategies companies use to strike a balance....

Intellectual Property and Engaging Independent Contractors – Who owns what?

Appropriate workers classification, though important, is not the only risk that consulting buyers face. Intellectual property concerns should also be ...