How to start a staffing agency

Manatal

Starting a staffing agency, especially if managed properly, can scale exponentially and be profitable in the long run. In fact, “staffing is a $174B industry – and one of the fastest-growing industries in B2B services. The basics: What is a staffing agency?

Workforce Management Tools for Staffing Agencies

nettime solutions

Technology has changed for job seekers, hiring managers, HR professionals, and staffing agencies. It has sped up the application process, made recruiting and onboarding more efficient, and created new ways to engage with employees. Staffing Agencies Are in Demand. For workers and employers, staffing agencies can be big time savers. Each month, millions of workers find temporary positions via staffing agencies, according to the American Staffing Association (ASA).

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Wage Fixing Indictment Has Implications for Employers

ACA Times

3 minute read: A recent federal wage-fixing indictment against the former owner of a health care staffing company indicates that the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division is taking a closer look at the competition in labor markets.

Are Full-Time Employees of Staffing Companies Exempt? It Depends

HR Daily Advisor

A new 6 th Circuit case sheds some light on whether full-time employees of staffing companies are considered exempt from overtime. 20, 2017), three full-time employees of Randstad claimed that a district court had erred in granting summary judgment to Randstad on the basis that they were covered by the administrative exemption. Staffing Employees Worked Long Hours. Maintaining the relationship between Randstad and its clients via regular check-ins.

New Minimum Wages Are Coming to Florida

Zenefits

The constitutional amendment to gradually raise Florida’s official minimum wage from $8.56 per hour to $15 per hour by September 2026 has won the vote. The first minimum wage hike to be approved in almost 15 years (from $5.15 an hour to $6.15

?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today

Branch Mesenger

This Shiftonomics explores how companies are rethinking how we use spaces, the latest benefits employers like Chipotle and Target are offering to attract and retain their hourly employees, and what hourly workers are looking for today. Plus, highlights from our inaugural Branch Report, which takes a look at what hourly employees value most across work, finances, and lifestyle preferences. ?? 7 Things Hourly Workers Are Looking for Today. ??Chipotle

Meeting Healthcare Needs with Advanced Scheduling

nettime solutions

Healthcare in the U.S. has been a hot topic for some time with congressional showdowns, insecurity around costs, and the steps that providers and organizations take to meet the rising tide of need. As a whole, the healthcare industry is growing. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), healthcare occupations are expected to continue to have the fastest employment growth among all industries through 2024. Read the White Paper.

A First from the Labor Commissioner: General Contractor Fined for Subcontractor’s Wage Theft

HRWatchdog

The Labor Commissioner fined a general contractor nearly $250,000 for wage-and-hour violations committed by its subcontractor, and a hearing officer recently upheld those fines. Contractor held liable for drywall subcontractor’s wage theft. This is the first time that the Labor Commissioner has held a general contractor responsible for wage theft by its subcontractor by issuing citations under AB 1897 (section 2810.3

Top Remote Customer Service Jobs

Professional Alternatives

Remote customer service jobs are becoming increasingly popular considering the current market conditions. Below is a list of remote customer service jobs that grant you the choice to set aside in-office work and take on the flexibility of working from home.

Reliable Time & Attendance for Employees, Managers & Business Owners

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Between the country’s economic growth and the record low unemployment rate of 4.1%, times are looking good for many companies and workers. Now wages are starting to nudge upwards too. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data, average hourly earnings moved up nearly 3% from a year ago. According to the New York Times , along with raises, companies are also enhancing benefits packages, exploring new perks, and even changing the way they recruit.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals and Trending #HotInHR News

Advos

Our weekly recap of fundings, mergers & acquisition, partnership and other interesting news from the human resource, recruitment and employee benefits marketplace. Talent Development Pioneer Acquires Online College to Close Middle-Skill Gaps. Training Firm Besomebody Acquires Artificial Intelligence Startup Pixelbug. Addison Group acquired Los Angeles-based DLC Group, a finance and accounting consulting and staffing firm. The New York Times). Learn more.

Just-in-Time Scheduling—Good News and Bad News

HR Daily Advisor

And the same goes for the related challenges of show-up pay and on-call pay. Just-in-time or call-in scheduling (or “call-in shifts”) usually involves the establishment of a tentative work schedule; the employee then learns via e-mail, text, or telephone call when or whether to physically report to work. It is most commonly used in the retail, food service, restaurant, and hospitality industries. Paid time off (PTO)/sick.

Retail Worker Scheduling

nettime solutions

One essential part of a retail manager’s job is creating the employee schedule. You have to know what the store needs, have a sense of sales trends, and be able to anticipate shopping spikes, all while making sure to keep the wishes of your employees in mind. It depends on who you ask, and what tools the manager is using. The last question is perhaps the most interesting. What happens when the store is short-staffed?

Are There Protections for Domestic Service Workers Under The FLSA?

HR Daily Advisor

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) several years ago that made substantial changes to the minimum wage and overtime protections for the many domestic service workers who enable individuals with disabilities and the elderly to continue to live independently in their homes and participate in their communities. Minimum Wage and Overtime Protections.

Tired of Employee Turnover? Increase Retention with this Easy to Implement Cost-Free Solution

Payactiv

The numbers continue to inflate, the need to differentiate yourself from competitors is more important every year, and the cost associated with turnover can debilitate or even cripple a company. Company morale often takes a hit and a lack of engagement can burden the office.

Measure, then improve turnover of temporary employees in 8 steps

COATS Staffing Software

It’s said all the time, but do companies actually do anything about it? Can people be any more essential than the temporary employees of a staffing firm? They are “the” service being provided to the staffing agency’s clients.

Expert’s Top Tips for Training a Retail Workforce for the Holiday Season

SumTotal

Retailers are also facing a tough time filling all the extra positions the holiday season generates. The National Retail Federation (NRF) President and CEO Matthew Shay estimates that retailers will hire 650,000 seasonal workers for the 2018 holiday period, up 10% from 2017. For employers, this volume of new workers presents significant hiring, onboarding and training challenges. How does the onboarding process change during a peak period? .

Court of appeals decision highlights risk of (mis)classifying employees

Ohio Employer's Law

I once handled a wage-and-hour investigation in which the employer, before retaining my services, hired an HR consultant to help classify its employees as exempt or non-exempt. The DOL, however, disagreed, and reclassified half of the company’s employees (with corresponding back pay awards for unpaid overtime for those employees moved from exempt to non-exempt). The lesson here is not a happy one. SCOTUS and Integrity Staffing Solutions v.

HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy

HRExecutive

New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. And, according Saba, the majority of employees (57 percent) are simply getting their training from “on the job” experience.

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How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties? Very.

Trusaic

The Office of Federal Contractor Compliance Programs (OFCCP) just won a significant equal pay victory against WMS Solutions, LLC, a staffing company focusing on asbestos abatement. In its recent decision, a judge within the U.S. The post How Serious are OFCCP Equal Pay Penalties?

Shifting for the Gig Economy

HRExecutive

Uber and Lyft have become synonymous with the gig economy, but ridesharing is far from the only industry ripe with opportunities for on-demand work. From shelf stockers to restaurant workers to sales representatives, hourly workers are taking advantage of new platforms that give them the ability to control when, where and for whom they work—all with just the touch of a button. Enter on-demand shift staffing. The Digital Demand.

Hiring Seasonal Workers? Here’s a Checklist to Guide the Process

FingerCheck

Many businesses are staffing their teams in preparation for the busy holiday season. Figure out the basics. But before you do that , it’s important to determine your hiring budget, your needs, and the length of employment you’re hiring for. Are you looking to hire employees that will be terminated at the end of busy season? Decide what you want early on and be transparent during the interviewing process.

Not Too Late to Learn About Employment Law Updates for 2015

HRWatchdog

Continuing its tradition, California rings in the new year with changes to employment laws. Mandatory paid sick leave, for example, is a real game changer that will significantly affect the day-to-day operations and policies of California businesses in 2015. Did you also know that employers can now be accountable for wage-and-hour violations when they use staffing agencies or other labor contractors to hire workers? Register online or call (800) 331-8877.

Flexible Work Schedules: How to Support Even Super Short Shifts of Varying Lengths

SwipeClock

However, the trend was dramatically accelerated in early 2020 thanks to COVID-19. Because standard shifts rarely work in the home setting, new patterns of work hours quickly emerged. What is the benefit of flexible work for employers and employees?

Can an employee be forced to work overtime?

Stratus

Question: “My 19-year-old son was told that if he didn’t work 60 hours a week (working graveyards), he would be fired. Otherwise, the relationship is considered employment-at-will, and the employee can be fired for refusing to work overtime. There are several laws and federal agencies that govern employee work conditions and appropriate wages, but hour restrictions end at age 16. Hire temp employees through a staffing agency.

EEOC Busy: Focus on Sexual Harassment

HRWatchdog

The EEOC continues to collect money from employers in lawsuits and settlements for sexual harassment. The U.S. The agency continues to focus on sexual harassment in America’s workplaces as recent press releases demonstrate: On June 13, 2018, the EEOC announced a multimillion-dollar sexual discrimination settlement against a transportation supplier. The employer must pay $3.2 Employers in California have an affirmative duty to prevent harassment in the workplace.

Are you doing enough to leverage tech for employee relations?

HRExecutive

It may not be surprising that during 2020, social and political conflict —along with ongoing challenges due to COVID-19—helped position the employee relations (ER) function as a vital factor in shaping positive employee experiences. million employees in the U.S.

3 Tips to Spice Up Recruitment and Retention

Payactiv

How Hospitality Can Overcome Staffing Shortages During the Post-Pandemic Recovery. The leisure and hospitality industry accounted for 39% of all jobs lost during the pandemic. Employment in the leisure and hospitality industry is down by 2.8 That’s just the start.

Managing employee attendance with data our Attendance Platform.

Call Experts

Today, to manage your team, you must integrate the most powerful tools that can support the needs and questions of your management and team members. . Does your team have the employee attendance data they need to make decisions? . Wages paid to absent employees.

Employer Strategies for Successfully Hiring Justice Involved Job Candidates

ExactHire

My gut tells me that many employers are open to the idea of hiring individuals from the justice involved community, but have historically avoided the opportunity for a variety of reasons. Why you should consider hiring the justice involved population. The time is now.

Roger Allen of Fresh Artists: “Be willing to fail but learn from it each time”

Thrive Global

Be willing to fail but learn from it each time. Art beckons kids to stand back, assess the situation and start over to make something new, better and more exciting than the world has seen before. Things didn’t always work out the way I thought they would.

7 Ways an HR Portal Can Radically Transform Your Business in 2021

SwipeClock

An HR portal is the employee interface in a Human Resources Management System (HRMS). In the portal or dashboard, employees handle HR tasks. (An Eliminate the processes that scream “we hate our employees” Transport your HR team from the Dark Ages.

Improve Employee Scheduling to Fast Track Business Recovery: The Comprehensive Guide

SwipeClock

Companies that initiated work from home policies during the coronavirus lockdown are bringing teams back to the office in phases. The Benefits of Effective Employee Scheduling. The Benefits of Effective Employee Scheduling. The system alerts you to scheduling conflicts.

Building a Talent Pool in a Tight Market

Hospital Recruiting

In the best of times, recruiting physicians or other hospital personnel is a challenge. Recruitment professionals need to be at the top of their game today. Many potential hires still fear the virus; others are reaping the rewards of enhanced unemployment benefits.

This Is The Tech Every Hospitality HR Manager Needs For Success

Owiwi

Relentless turnover challenges the sanity of even the most composed hotel manager. I would know: after owning two restaurants that employed 70 people at peak times, the constant battle against turnover triggers plenty of stressful memories. We tried offering health insurance and a living wage, but the economic realities of the low-margin restaurant business made this nearly impossible. The role of an HR manager.