June 2016

106, 2016

You Ask We Answer

By |June 1st, 2016|

How often do temporary workers go to state or federal exchanges to get healthcare insurance?

Answer:

The percentage of temporary workers who obtained healthcare coverage through a government exchange is fairly high. A survey found that 55% of commercial temporary workers received coverage through an exchange, and 44% of professional-level temporary workers obtained coverage by using a government exchange. The survey […]

106, 2016

Trends That Matter: Please Don’t Go

By |June 1st, 2016|

We include developments from the Staffing Industry Daily News and The Staffing Stream to help you focus on emerging movements that could shape your business for the better.


Please Don’t Go

Auto plant avoids temp worker strike.

Auto parts manufacturer Detroit Chassis agreed to let about 60 temporary workers at its plant in Avon, Ohio, join a union less than one […]

106, 2016

Straight Talk: Fishermen: Nets Need Not Apply

By |June 1st, 2016|

Email. We live and die by it. We receive hundreds a day and have to prioritize where to spend our time.

We don’t mean to ignore you, but sometimes you give us no choice. We receive countless uncustomized template sales emails and Inmails. The worst kind fall into the categories below:

Fake Vague Relationship. “Hey! It’s been too long! Remember that long convo we had that […]

106, 2016

Benefit of Counsel: Cleaning Up

By |June 1st, 2016|

In October 2016, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law AB 1506, which amended California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA), mostly in response to increased litigation over technical violations to wage statements.

Earlier this year, more changes to PAGA were proposed.

PAGA. Enacted in 2003, PAGA essentially deputizes the employee as an attorney general, giving him or her the right to seek civil penalties — not only for […]

106, 2016

Get The Chemistry Right

By |June 1st, 2016|

Some of the most stressful decisions facing a business owner when considering selling are whom to seek out as a buyer and, of course, how to prepare for such an endeavor. What are investors looking for? Questions such as who would be the right choice to keep the business going once sold or how does […]

106, 2016

Don’t Get Trapped

By |June 1st, 2016|

If starting your business was difficult, selling it can also be complicated. During a sale, business owners have key financial and emotional considerations, including giving up control and figuring out what to do once they don’t own that business. So while the money from a sale can be life-changing, it’s secondary to the work as […]

106, 2016

Meet the New MSP

By |June 1st, 2016|

It’s no longer enough to simply be a transaction factory or supply chain administrator; rather, the managed service program of today and tomorrow must be a strategic advisor that can guide clients through the challenges of the gig economy; build, buy or borrow talent decisions; and a host of other issues.

In 2013, Staffing Industry Analysts reported that more than 50% of […]

106, 2016

Small is Big: Out of the Box

By |June 1st, 2016|

Bear Staffing’s inventive recruiting model is getting results

While some industrial firms allow for any person to walk in from the street to apply for a job, Bear Staffing has a different recruiting model.

The company follows an “inverted recruiting model.” Potential candidates take a workplace productivity profile before coming into the office, to enable the company […]

106, 2016

Expert’s Corner: Temp Love

By |June 1st, 2016|

You do a lot for your temporary workers. You find them jobs, you pay them and provide them benefits. Why should you do anything more? Isn’t that enough? If I were your competition, I would repress a sly smile and say: yes, you’ve done plenty, relax.

But since I’m not, I’ll share one of the best-kept […]

106, 2016

Selling Smart: Are You in Scope?

By |June 1st, 2016|

Are you focused on the benefits of creating strong stakeholder engagement from the outset, and on working on the business case for change? Are you teaching and solving or reciting and repeating? Once you’ve got the crucial foundations in place, the key area of focus is to get the scope of the services right. This […]