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There are many staffing firms that cross union picket lines with temps. Strikes have become opportunity for the contract business and often change the employer’s mix of temp to union ratio forever, post-strike. Read More...

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PeopleTicker and SkillsVillage will be live in China, Australia, and the Netherlands before the end of summer. There are thousands of job openings in these countries and the contract labor business is booming. Additionally, we see rates consistently climbing in [...] Read More...

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Client companies have started setting up in-house Managed Service Providers (MSP) vs. outsourcing this function. However, implementation remains their largest challenge. If outsourcing makes more sense for your organization, PeopleTicker often recommends partners such as Allegis and PeopleFluent.   Read More...

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Identifying your internal contractors can be a large savings opportunity when using third party employers for payrolling. Payroll markups have now dropped into the low teens and some staffing firms even offer a flat rate to handle [...] Read More...

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Alumni programs earn higher wages for consultants because companies are willing to pay top dollar for known “gig” players on temporary engagements. Contractors that return to assignments for previous clients average a 10% increase in labor pay. Read More...

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Ticker opinion: Wage rates depend on a large range of factors, including the supply of labour and overall strength of the economy. Peopleticker predicts rates for skilled consulting gigs will rise and non-skilled labor salary will boom. We have [...] Read More...

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Old school Recruitment still works. The most successful recruiters still call into companies sourcing passive candidates and this method produces terrific results. The passive candidate hire potential rises and clients are thrilled with the resulting quality. Recruiting passive candidates [...] Read More...

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Contractor completion bonuses solve retention issues for temporary workers. Companies that offer project-ending bonuses for contractors have a 90% retention rate and significantly higher project completion rates. Read More...

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Despite predictions from economists and media pundits about a decline in UK worker salary if Brexit occurs, PeopleTicker predicts just the opposite. We see worker shortages in the UK, higher salaries, a boom in jobs especially skilled labor, and [...] Read More...

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For the fifth consecutive month the number of open jobs in the U.S. has reached record highs and there are more jobs currently open than prior to the recession. Meanwhile, actual hiring has declined due to a lack of qualified [...] Read More...

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The Gig Economy continues to show strength as a fixture in the job market, not just a passing trend. In fact, 93% of all job growth over the last 5 years occurred in contractor and temporary labor roles. Either [...] Read More...

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The total number of independent contractors who work more than 15 hours per week is declining when compared to 2015, even though the independent workforce continues to grow. The job market is pulling reluctant independent workers back to traditional [...] Read More...