5 Promising Ways to Get Stay-at-Home Parents Back to Work

(DGIwire) – Stay-at-home parents seeking to reenter the workforce can hit some unexpected snags that can delay their return. Yet as a recent article on the website of Harvard Business Review notes, parents who leave the workforce when their kids are young but later want to reenter it may be corporate America’s greatest untapped resource. […]

Ensuring a Hiring Process Attracts Great Candidates

(DGIwire) – Hiring managers know full well the impact of a bad hire. As a result, it’s only natural for them to want to take their time when identifying potential employees. But by drawing out the hiring process, companies run the risk of missing out on first-choice candidates. “In a candidate-driven market, time is of […]

Good News for Contingent Workers: Survey Finds Healthy Staffing Trends

(DGIwire) – Americans looking for work in 2018 may find some recent news encouraging. In addition to plans to hire permanent employees during the year, just more than half of companies—51 percent—will hire temporary employees, according to an annual survey released by the employment website CareerBuilder. An increased reliance on temporary labor will characterize the […]

3 Things Pharma CEOs Should Know About Classifying Independent Contractors

(DGIwire) – Pharmaceutical companies have more than FDA regulations to think about. When it comes to hiring practices, it is vital for pharmaceutical companies to be cognizant of employment regulations. As noted recently in Life Science Leader, misclassification of independent contractors (ICs) can have a substantial negative impact on a business. Here are three key […]

4 Top Action Steps to Resolve Independent Contractor Compliance Issues

(DGIwire) – As more companies of all sizes see the value of independent contractors (ICs), businesses need to understand what today’s most forward-looking companies are doing to reduce the risk of employee misclassification. The following four best practices can help mitigate the risks associated with engaging independent talent. Establish a consistent, centralized process to evaluate […]

Job Interview Today? How to Make a Good Impression

(DGIwire) – Prior to any job interview, an applicant should know exactly why they want to work for that company and why their experience makes them a perfect fit for the role. They should also know how to answer interview questions in the most effective manner. “Believe it or not, a job applicant’s communication style […]

5 Ways to Overcome Professional Challenges

(DGIwire) – If football’s “big game” between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons on February 5, 2017 taught viewers anything, it’s that things are not really over until they’re over. Not only did the Patriots win a game that, by halftime, many were sure was already lost, but they set a record by […]

The NYC Fashion Industry: Keeping It Local

(DGIwire) – Over the past few decades, the fashion industry’s intimate relationship with New York City has evolved in exciting ways. For example, there was the louche, sexy 1970s Studio 54 era; the All-American workwear period of the ’80s; the rise of minimalism and grunge courtesy of the ’90s; and today’s crop of designers, whose […]

First Job After College? 5 Tips for Success

(DGIwire) – Every year, a new crop of college graduates begins their first “real” job in the professional arena. According to CNBC, the class of 2016 had something to smile about: U.S. employers were expected to hire about five percent more grads than the previous year. And while they may be unlikely to stay in […]

Jersey’s Business: The Garden State’s Most Popular Industries

(DGIwire) – How do the types of industries in New Jersey stack up against those in the rest of the nation? The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reviewed data from 2015 to find out. Among the findings were that the Garden State had a higher percentage of transportation, chemical manufacturing, and retail food and […]

As HR Functions Evolve, Outsourcing Gains Favor

(DGIwire) – Human resources departments are in a state of flux. According to The Wall Street Journal, some business executives have come to feel that the traditional HR department has assumed so many responsibilities that it can stifle an organization’s innovation and bog it down with inefficient policies and processes. Other companies are striving to […]

4 Reasons for Businesses to Outsource Their HR Needs

(DGIwire) – The global market for human resource outsourcing is projected to reach $53.9 billion by 2020, according to market research firm Global Industry Analysts. Today, nearly 85 percent of firms outsource at least some of their HR functions, reports Inc.com. But why would a business need or want to outsource its HR functions in […]

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