To Cultivate Engaged Employees, Use the F.O.R.C.E.

(DGIwire) – When it comes to attracting and retaining talent, businesses face a growing challenge in light of the booming job market. With the current demand for skilled employees exceeding the number of available workers, keeping a team engaged is vital to a successful management strategy. As noted in a recent blog on the website […]

Why Slowing Down on the Job Can Accelerate Success

(DGIwire) – Companies may be tempted to push their employees to work faster and harder all the time. But what if slowing down was actually the key to seeing better results? According to a recent blog posted by Atrium, a staffing and contingent workforce solutions firm, companies that encourage their employees to take their time […]

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 […]

Recruiting and Keeping the Best Talent in a Competitive Job Market

(DGIwire) – These days, competition for the best employees is intense. Companies must hone their strategies not only for attracting but for retaining top workers. How can managers keep their top-performing employees happy while attracting new talent to grow their businesses? “The first step is to realize that, in today’s hyper-competitive landscape, employers need to […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Work With a Staffing Agency

(DGIwire) – For many companies, the task of hiring the right people for the right positions is a little like driving a car—only noticeable when something goes wrong. Since many small companies tend to struggle with the distinct challenges associated with human resources, business owners often outsource their HR department to a staffing agency. A […]

3 Things Businesses Should Know to Attract Top Talent in 2019

(DGIwire) – While it is good news that the U.S. economy is strong, this means businesses are facing a growing challenge. According to the National Federation of Independent Business, a growing number of businesses are reporting their biggest obstacle is finding qualified employees for their open positions. Here are a few pointers on how companies […]

Why Paid Projects Can Pay Off When Hiring an Employee

(DGIwire) –  Imagine interviewing for a job and being asked to put together a large project as part of the process—a project that requires considerable time and effort to complete. As a candidate, you have only two options: decline to move forward in the process, or comply. Some job seekers, particularly in creative fields, have […]

Independent Contractors vs. Employees: The SEC Weighs In

(DGIwire) – It has never been more important for organizations to know which of its workers are independent contractors (IC) and which are fully fledged employees. As recently reported by Employee Benefit News, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) drove this point home via guidance it issued about a new rule for public companies: […]

Misclassifying Independent Contractors: The Costs Add Up

(DGIwire) – When it comes to utilizing independent contractors (ICs), organizations are well advised to pay close attention to federal and state guidelines. The risks of misclassification of ICs can be many, and legal claims can entangle any company—even those that are careful to engage their workers in a compliant manner. September 2017 saw three […]

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