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The Benefits of Using Contract Workers

Monday February 26, 2024

Explore how People2.0 bridges the gap between enterprises and contract workers, ensuring mutual benefits, legal safeguards, a...

Navigating Industry Challenges: Insights from People2.0’s Top Blog Posts o...

Wednesday January 3, 2024

Explore our 2023 industry insights. From worker classification to strategic outsourcing, navigate the evolving workforce land...

Compliance Alert: Supreme Court of the Netherlands Rules on Work Council’s...

Monday December 18, 2023

Discover how the Netherlands Supreme Court ruling on the Works Council's advisory role in group hiring impacts contingent wor...

Empowering the Hidden Workforce  

Monday December 11, 2023

Explore the impact of the contingent workforce on business strategy and learn how People2.0's integrated approach empowers or...

Answering Your Questions: People2.0’s Role in the Global Talent Marketplace ...

Monday November 27, 2023

Find out how People2.0 ensures fair treatment for contingent workers and provides comprehensive support for staffing firms an...

The New Extended Workforce Stack: Incorporating Marketplaces

Wednesday November 16, 2022

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Top 4 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Friday August 26, 2022

There are many challenges to working remotely and managing remote teams. We have tips and actionable insights, to help you im...

Ensuring the Security of Your Remote Workforce

Thursday August 11, 2022

Your cybersecurity measures will need to be different when managing a remote workforce. There are additional challenges and s...

Remote Collaboration: Bringing teams together while apart

Wednesday July 27, 2022

Working with remote employees in a distributed workforce or contingent workforce comes with challenges. Don’t let remote co...

Things to Consider When Asking Your MSP About EOR & Payroll

Thursday July 21, 2022

Ensure that you are outsourcing your administrative functions to the right partner with the expertise to handle your distribu...

On-Demand Webinar: Becoming a Client-of-Choice for the Flexible Workforce

Thursday July 14, 2022

In the era of talent scarcity many innovative HR professionals are deploying total talent management strategies that seek to ...

On-Demand Webinar: Building a Talent Community

Thursday July 14, 2022

We are entering a new era of talent scarcity, particularly within professional and STEM categories. We are also seeing dramat...

On-Demand Webinar: 9 Steps to Building a Flexible Workforce Strategy

Thursday July 14, 2022

A flexible workforce model can attract scarce talent, while driving significant cost savings and enhancing enterprise flexibi...

On-Demand Webinar: Get Prepared. Talent Engagement Strategies During Unpredictab...

Thursday July 14, 2022

Tracking economic predictions is like being in a room full of bouncing, rubber balls. In January, the Congressional Budget Of...

Webinar: Drive Compliance in Your Talent Strategy with SAP Fieldglass Partner So...

Thursday July 14, 2022

Total workforce management is key to executing your company’s talent strategy. Peace of mind and efficiency of process are ...

On-Demand Webinar: It’s Time to Adjust! Why Virtualization is Making Emplo...

Thursday July 14, 2022

A 2020 Gartner survey of finance executives reported that nearly 75% planned to make some of their workforce remote until 202...

The Changing Workforce: It’s a Whole Different Animal Virtual Conference

Thursday July 14, 2022

We attracted more than 350 registrants and featured 25+ industry experts, clients, and partners. These leaders joined in 6 in...

On-Demand Webinar: Direct Sourcing Demystified

Thursday July 14, 2022

Sixty percent of organizations state that developing a direct source strategy for talent is their top contingent workforce pr...

Retail Industry Case Study

Thursday July 14, 2022

TalentWave client success story for a major international retailer that needed to implement a comprehensive flexible workforc...

Information Services Industry Case Study

Thursday July 14, 2022

Due to the nature of their business our Client utilizes a wide range of contract experts who bring unique experience, knowle...

Software Industry Case Study

Thursday July 14, 2022

Our client needed to ensure their flexible workforce population was properly classified and on-boarded through a streamlined ...

Financial Services Industry Case Study

Thursday July 14, 2022

Our client was looking for a specialized provider of Independent Contractor (IC) Compliance and Employer of Record (EOR) ser...

Cloud Computing Industry Case Study

Thursday July 14, 2022

Our cloud computing client’s Procurement team recognized there were significant risks associated with contract resources an...

Technology Industry Case Study

Thursday July 14, 2022

This technology company was looking for an IC compliance solution provider that could support their process requirements and ...

Mergers & Acquisitions and the Hidden Exposure of Misclassified ICs

Thursday July 14, 2022

Hidden under the shiny surface of many M&A transactions is the hidden exposure of misclassified independent contractors, whic...

Mergers & Acquisitions and the Hidden Exposure of Misclassified ICs

Thursday July 14, 2022

Hidden under the shiny surface of many M&A transactions is the hidden exposure of misclassified independent contractors, ...

Tenure Limits for Temporary Employees

Thursday July 14, 2022

Imposing tenure limits for temporary employees is a common practice. However, the minimal benefits gained from instituting an...

Intellectual Property, Trade Secret Risks and Your Independent Contractors

Thursday July 14, 2022

Some practical advice on how you can best safeguard your business IP and trade secrets while still providing the critical in...

The Perils of Do-it-Yourself Independent Contractor Compliance

Thursday July 14, 2022

We are often asked about the merits of going with an in-house, or what we call a Do-It-Yourself (DIY), approach to independen...

Practical Steps in Statement of Work (SOW) Management

Thursday July 14, 2022

Statement of Work (SOW) Management serves as the basis for defining a project relationship through a formal contract agreemen...

IC Compliance Program Frequently Asked Questions

Thursday July 14, 2022

As industry experts in Independent Contractor compliance and engagement solutions, TalentWave is often asked for expert input...

The Flexible Workforce: A shock absorber for turbulent economic conditions

Thursday July 14, 2022

What is the optimal staffing level? How do you determine the right mix of traditional workers versus flexible workers (indep...

TalentBridge

Thursday July 14, 2022

Search your known resources and deploy them as soon as the following day with your own Talent Community. Learn more about Tal...

The Flexible Workforce Strategic Planning Guide

Thursday July 14, 2022

Almost every industry can benefit from engaging the independent workforce. So how do you effectively tap into the potential o...

Best-in-Class IC Compliance: 5 Critical Program Elements

Thursday July 14, 2022

Building and/or optimizing an organization’s IC compliance strategy has become a boardroom issue for many companies. And it...

Workforce Virtualization and Payroll Complexities

Thursday July 14, 2022

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Essential Questions to Evaluate Outsourcing Providers Guide

Thursday July 14, 2022

This comprehensive list of questions will help staffing owners thoroughly evaluate outsourcing providers to choose the right ...

Managing Your Virtual Workforce

Thursday July 14, 2022

Here are the critical factors you need to consider to successfully manage a virtual workforce, from tools to security and eve...

EOR vs. PEO

Thursday July 14, 2022

Discover the many differences between an employer of record (EOR) and a professional employer organization (PEO)....

Unstoppable Sales Growth: Six Tips to Build a New Revenue Stream with Contract R...

Wednesday July 13, 2022

Learn how recruiting companies can capture a new revenue stream amid the Great Resignation. ...

Distributed Workforce Combats UK Labor Shortage

Thursday June 30, 2022

The UK is suffering from a significant labor shortage despite low unemployment rates. Changing recruitment strategies can hel...

Managing Distributed Workforces: Remote Payroll Taxes

Thursday June 16, 2022

Handling the payroll taxes for a remote, distributed workforce can be complicated. Ensure you’re able to hire compliantly a...

Employee Wants, Company Needs: Balancing the Borderless Workplace

Thursday May 12, 2022

People2.0’s Flexible Work Program benefits a distributed workforce by allowing for fully remote employees as well as a hybr...

Seven Employee Classification Types in the US and How to Identify Them Correctly

Thursday April 28, 2022

When it comes to employee classification, mapping out a plan not only ensures your staffing agency's due diligence, it can fo...

What Is Considered “Reasonable in the Circumstances” for Proof of Personal E...

Thursday March 10, 2022

COVID-19 has revised the circumstances around personal emergency leave, and more changes are coming. What counts as reasonabl...

Opportunities for Contingent Workforce Strategies

Thursday February 24, 2022

The nature of talent is changing. Agencies need to take action to stay ahead....

What Job Security Means During the Great Resignation

Thursday December 16, 2021

Job security isn’t what it used to be. Employees increasingly look for security through a diversity of experiences....

Strategies for Re-Recruiting Existing Staff

Thursday December 2, 2021

Your existing workforce is your most valuable asset. Re-recruiting your staff can help keep your talent pools intact....

How to Conduct Better Video Interviews When Hiring Remote Employees

Thursday November 4, 2021

Video interviews are now commonly used in hiring processes, but not all recruiters are using them effectively....

7 Advantages to Remote Workers That Your Clients Will Love

Thursday October 7, 2021

Workers have loved going remote, but employers have a lot to gain from going virtual too....

Engagement Freedom: Strategies to Connect with Global Talent

Thursday September 9, 2021

Talent globalization has accelerated during the pandemic. Here’s how you can help your clients successfully build and engag...

Global Talent Management: Strategies to Leverage the Global Talent Community

Thursday August 26, 2021

Talent procurement strategies need to adapt rapidly to the borderless future of work. These strategies will help you successf...

How to Build Out your Diversity and Inclusion Hiring Strategies

Thursday August 12, 2021

Building a diversity and inclusion hiring strategy can help mitigate biases and attract top talent that you may currently be ...

5 Lessons From Our Candidate Sourcing Webinar

Thursday July 15, 2021

Learn more about the key lessons in candidate sourcing to help your staffing or recruiting agency stand out in 2021....

5 Phases to an Optimized Contingent Workforce Management Strategy

Tuesday June 29, 2021

Your staffing or recruiting agency can help your clients optimize their contingent workforce management strategy by understan...

Home Office Life

Monday June 7, 2021

Studies and statistics show working from home is here to stay. With the right routine, technology and balance, it can be a be...

The Difference between Consumer vs. Employer Branding in Talent Procurement

Thursday April 22, 2021

In talent procurement, you need to attract both candidates and clients. Each audience requires a different unique value propo...

Are You Undervetting Your Independent Contractors?

Friday January 8, 2021

As we move into a new year and administration, we’re all in goal-making mode. Sure, our most immediate resolutions are to k...

Why Employers Should Be Concerned When Employees “Work From Home” in a Locat...

Monday December 7, 2020

We’re all tired of hearing about how uncertain, unprecedented and challenging 2020 has been.  Unfortunately, it’s the re...

Is Candidate Ghosting Damaging Your Candidate Experience?

Thursday November 19, 2020

Ghosting: You say you’ll call, but you never do… You might be doing your candidates, your clients, and your recruitin...

What Is an EOR and What Does It Mean for Contingent Workers?

Thursday November 12, 2020

An employer of record (EOR) serves as the employer to contingent workers for tax purposes and performs all personnel function...

FAQ for Talent Procurement Firms Deploying Independent Contractors in California

Thursday November 5, 2020

If you’re deploying independent contractors in California, you know how vigilant you need to be in order to ensure complian...

7 Tips to Conduct Video Interviews for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

Thursday October 29, 2020

There have been many business lessons learned during COVID-19. One is that office space might not be as necessary as many peo...

Successful Remote Workforce Management for Staffing Agencies Starts with These 5...

Tuesday September 15, 2020

The pandemic has accelerated the future of remote work. More people today are working from home than ever before. Earlier in ...

EOR Perspective: Telltale Signs Contingent Labor Will Be the Next Thing

Tuesday August 18, 2020

The last few months have turned the business world upside-down. There have been many business lessons learned during COVID-19...

Contract Staffing 101: Everything You Need to Know

Thursday July 16, 2020

The world has shifted to contingent and flexible working arrangements. The global situation in recent months has only acceler...

What Is Risk Management

Monday March 16, 2020

To manage risk in the workplace, it is essential to proactively understand the physical risks and potential hazards of each w...

A Virtual Bench of Affiliates Is More Cost Effective Than Maintaining Under-Util...

Wednesday March 11, 2020

A recent research study by the Hinge Institute, reports that professional service organizations grew faster in 2019 than in t...

Consulting Firms CAN Thrive in an Environment of Rapid Change

Tuesday February 4, 2020

In a recent High Growth Study by Hinge Research Institute, 42% of consulting firms surveyed stated that NEW competition is a ...

California Payroll Best Practices

Monday January 6, 2020

Here are just a few of the important things for you to consider when hiring employees in California...

What Are the Tax Implications of AB5?

Wednesday November 6, 2019

When you begin to examine the business tax implications of California’s AB5 law, it’s easy to make things complicated. We...

Find Hope and Take Action: Understanding AB5 Carve-Outs

Wednesday October 23, 2019

The more we can understand the law, the better off we’ll be. As you recall, under the AB5 law, independent contractors, or ...

Supplier Rationalization vs. Optimization: Which Works Best for Your Contingent ...

Tuesday October 1, 2019

Supply-base professional, Eric Osterhout shares his experience when it comes to rationalizing vs. optimizing an organization...

Slackers, Clock-Watchers, and Chronic Complainers: How to Spot Disengaged Employ...

Tuesday August 27, 2019

High caliber leaders are aware of the “not so obvious” signs that an employee is becoming or is disengaged....

Slackers, Clock-Watchers, and Chronic Complainers: How to Spot Disengaged Employ...

Tuesday August 27, 2019

High caliber leaders are aware of the “not so obvious” signs that an employee is becoming or is disengaged....

4 Benefits of Using an Employer of Record (EOR) Provider

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Serving as an employer of record (EOR) can make you legally vulnerable & take time/resources away from your contract-plac...

3 Easy Ways to Misclassify Employees

Monday April 8, 2019

There are a few easy ways to misclassify employees in your agency. To ensure compliance, be on the lookout for these misclass...

Small Vendor Engagement: Does Tail Spend Have You in a Tail Spin?

Thursday August 9, 2018

The benefits of small vendor engagement are vast — increased diversity of supply base & tapping in to the explosion of ...

Help Your Salespeople Do What Matters Most

Saturday July 21, 2018

By understanding what really matter in the world of selling (inside and outside of the staffing industry), leaders can dramat...

3 Essential Principles to Drive Fast Growth

Thursday July 12, 2018

If you’re committed to being a fast and growing company, then you’ll be excited to discover there are a few essential pri...

Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent

Monday July 9, 2018

Hiring interns can come with big benefits for both your business and the intern. What factors should you consider? Learn more...

Defining Your Purpose: A Secret to Fast Growth

Friday July 6, 2018

Beyond the measurable statistics when leading a fast and growing company, every staffing and recruiting company should have a...

Leave Great Voicemails for Potential Candidates

Tuesday April 10, 2018

Phones are attached to us everywhere we go, but we don’t actually answer them. Here are some rules for voicemails that actu...

Tapping into Millennials’ Motivation to Build High-Performance Teams

Friday March 30, 2018

90% of executive leaders recognize the value of engaged teams, but only 24% believe their teams are actually engaged. The emp...

Embracing Independent Talent

Thursday December 14, 2017

(Part 2 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) One third of the American workforce ha...

Why Independent Contractors Lack Protection Under Sexual Harassment Laws

Thursday November 30, 2017

A half-century-old policy doesn’t protect ICs – and didn’t see the rise of independent work coming Allegations of sexua...

How the Rise of the Independent Worker Is Transforming the Workplace

Tuesday November 28, 2017

(Part 1 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) When 53 million Americans—one-third ...

Talent Supply Options to Enable Your Direct Sourcing Strategy

Tuesday August 29, 2017

TalentWave has been helping clients execute this strategy for over 20 years with a comprehensive suite of solutions designed ...

How to Define and Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

Wednesday August 23, 2017

Many leading organizations, across all geographies and industries, have recognized the benefits of direct sourcing as an effe...

The Benefits of a Direct Sourcing Strategy for Talent Acquisition

Friday July 28, 2017

The world of work is changing rapidly, and companies that depend on knowledge workers must continue to evolve and innovate ho...

The Workforce of the Future: Should You Buy, Rent, or Build?

Wednesday April 19, 2017

In today’s complicated workplace companies are challenged by the harsh reality of talent scarcity when trying to fill criti...

[Infographic] The New Workforce

Tuesday April 11, 2017

In this infographic, we look at the factors driving the growth of the independent workforce and strategies companies use to s...

How HR Can Remain Relevant in the New World of Work

Wednesday April 5, 2017

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries are increasingly choosing to engage contingent labor. As this segment of...

Is There Still a Need for “Human Resources” in the New World of Work?

Wednesday March 8, 2017

The world of work is rapidly evolving. With dramatic demographic shifts taking place we are witnessing increasing levels of t...

Consulting Firm Sizes Up the Gig Economy: It Is Larger Than You Might Think, and...

Wednesday March 1, 2017

Many industry experts have estimated the size of the contingent workforce in the US, with some predicting it could approach 4...

How the Baby Boomers are Driving the Growth of the Independent Workforce

Wednesday February 15, 2017

Driven by seismic shifts in the workforce and the workplace, the independent workforce continues to grow. One of the key driv...

3 Significant Workplace Trends Impacting HR Professionals

Wednesday February 8, 2017

With the rapid changes taking place in the workforce, and the ever-evolving workplace, the professional life of an HR leader ...

Talent Communities: How to Find Talent

Wednesday December 14, 2016

There are many ways to source workers for talent communities. Read this article to learn where you can self-source proven, ve...

Strategic Considerations for Talent Communities

Thursday December 8, 2016

In this article, learn about the strategic considerations for HR, Talent Acquisition & Procurement professionals when buildin...

Building a Talent Community? First, Determine Your Goals

Tuesday November 29, 2016

Considering a talent community for contingent workers? Before evaluating solutions, determine your organizational goals. ...

The New Workforce Reality: Too Much Available Labor, Not Enough Available Talent

Tuesday November 15, 2016

The new workforce reality is too many available positions, and not enough workers to fill those positions. What factors are t...

Continued Focus on Independent Contractor Misclassification

Thursday November 10, 2016

Independent contractor misclassification is an everyday occurrence in companies across the U.S. Learn more about how to avoid...

Core Principles for Building a Successful a Talent Community

Thursday October 27, 2016

What are the core principles, or building blocks, for a successful talent community? There are many factors. Read this articl...

Talent Community Manifesto: The Declaration of Independents

Wednesday October 19, 2016

Talent Community enables enterprise companies to curate a community of known, independent and non-employee workers, transfor...

8 Reasons Employees Quit (and Join the Independent Workforce)

Wednesday August 31, 2016

Examining the reasons employees quit provides valuable insight for HR & talent acquisition leaders. Learn more about how you...

How Procurement Leaders Can Attract Better Talent

Tuesday August 16, 2016

Procurement teams play a critical role in sourcing contingent workers for a company. Learn how the most progressive companies...

Talent Scarcity: The New Market Reality

Tuesday August 9, 2016

As companies struggle with talent scarcity, total talent management has emerged as a new, viable strategy. Learn how best-in-...

The Growth of the Flexible Workforce

Wednesday August 3, 2016

By 2020, over 40% of the U.S. workforce will be independent. How can you avoid common compliance pitfalls of a flexible workf...

Worker Misclassification: Why the IRS Cares & You Should Too

Thursday July 14, 2016

The IRS is cracking down on rampant worker misclassification. The enormous growth of the independent workforce means this scr...

The Importance of Vendor Compliance

Tuesday June 7, 2016

Because so many companies in today’s economy utilize subcontractors for the efficiency and cost savings that they provide, ...

What is an Independent Contractor?

Tuesday May 24, 2016

Many organizations are legitimately confused about how to properly classify individuals as independent contractors versus emp...

The Many Facets of Worker Misclassification

Wednesday March 16, 2016

Many companies that utilize independent workers believe worker misclassification is just an employer tax issue. The truth is ...

Just Calling Someone an Independent Contractor Doesn’t Necessarily Make It So

Wednesday March 9, 2016

In today’s competitive talent market many organizations engage workers as independent contractors. Strategic companies have...

Audited Consultant Risk: Who Is the Employer?

Tuesday February 23, 2016

It has been said that the American dream used to be owning your own home. Today, there are many who say the new American drea...

Defining an Independent Business Providing Services to Your Company

Tuesday January 19, 2016

As independent contractor compliance and engagement specialists, we are frequently asked by enterprise clients to help them m...

Millennials at Work

Thursday January 14, 2016

We’ve now entered a new era of talent scarcity, a time when buyers of talent must focus on attracting and retaining the vit...

Stepping Outside the Corporation

Tuesday January 12, 2016

In today’s article we’ll examine a common phenomenon in enterprise programs: the individual worker who “steps outside...

The Cascading Perils of Independent Contractor Misclassification

Thursday January 7, 2016

In the latter half of 2015 both the IRS and the Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance emphasizing the importance of prope...

Potential Worker Misclassification Risks with SOW Vendors

Thursday December 17, 2015

Engaging with a corporation does not automatically protect your company from worker misclassification risks. We are frequentl...

The Many Potential Pitfalls of Worker Misclassification

Tuesday December 15, 2015

Worker misclassification is a growing area of concern for US employers. In 2015 we saw significant federal and state regulato...

Intellectual Property and Engaging Independent Contractors: Who Owns What?

Tuesday November 17, 2015

Appropriate workers classification, though important, is not the only risk that consulting buyers face. Intellectual property...

Employment Law Trends and the Flexible Workforce

Thursday November 12, 2015

There is a common misconception that contingent workers are exempt from following certain labor laws. Often, you must follow ...

An Overview of Different Business Structures for Independent Contractors

Thursday November 5, 2015

The art of classifying Independent Contractors requires a thorough understanding of various business organizations and the nu...

Agencies Involved with Worker Misclassification Claims

Thursday October 29, 2015

The risks associated with IC misclassification are widespread, and an increasing number of federal and state agencies are foc...

9 Critical Workforce Trends for Today’s HR Leaders – (part 1)

Tuesday October 27, 2015

2 part series on critical workforce trends for today’s HR leaders, examining the macro workforce and workplace trends, and ...

When Independent Contractor Classification Is Done Correctly

Thursday October 22, 2015

While most government agencies have a bias towards all workers being classified as employees, it is important to note that in...

The Impact of Exemption Misclassifications

Thursday October 8, 2015

We often discuss independent contractor misclassification and the significant risk it can present to employers. Today we’ll...

Best Practices to Become a Client of Choice for the Flexible Workforce

Tuesday October 6, 2015

Progressive organizations are learning they must become a “client-of-choice” in order to attract and retain the flexible ...

Economic Realities Test: Do You Truly Have an Independent Contractor?

Thursday October 1, 2015

In a real-world example, when engaging a high-level software developer and the economic realities test is applied, an employe...

Happy National Payroll Week

Wednesday September 9, 2015

This week is National Payroll Week which celebrates the hard work by America's 150 million wage earners and the payroll profe...

Why a CFO Should Care About Total Talent Management

Tuesday September 1, 2015

In today’s fast-paced and global economy CFO's are tasked with more than ever before, and often called upon to act as an in...

The Business Case for Building an Alumni Talent Community

Tuesday August 25, 2015

Globalization, aging workers, and the rapidly growing flexible workforce are forcing many companies to reevaluate their workf...

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