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With Employer of Record services—otherwise known as payrolling—the recruitment agency (like Acara) acts as a contract worker’s official employer while that worker performs services for you. As the payroller for your contract hires, the agency assumes all employee classification responsibilities, absorbs all relationship management and clerical duties, and protects you from sensitive co-employment risks. In…

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Han Tang is a true success story. Emigrating from Vietnam with her mother at the age of three, Han’s strong work ethic and passion for learning helped her land her position at Acara. In the latest edition of our “All-In at Acara” series, learn how Han Tang plays a pivotal role in not only the…

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For many HR, TA, and indirect procurement professionals, managing the day-to-day operations of a robust contingent labor program can be quite a chore. While many companies spend hundreds of hours sourcing and recruiting premier talent, temporary labor programs are also responsible for completing onboarding/offboarding tasks, maintaining compliance, and ensuring invoicing accuracy, among other assignments. Overseeing…

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Temporary staffing has historically been a widely utilized hiring solution for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Due to the current talent shortages throughout the United States, companies are having a difficult time finding workers to serve the needs of their businesses. Driven by a unique recruitment environment, the Great Resignation, and dramatic labor shifts, organizations are…

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We are excited to announce that Acara’s job board—formerly Superior Jobs —has moved to the Acara website at jobs.acarasolutions.com! Our goal is to streamline the experience for you as well as provide helpful insights such as interview tips, resume advice, and salary guides. How does this impact you? Already registered: If you’re already registered, you…

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Between the transition and normalization of remote work, the economically uncertain “Great Resignation,” and the ongoing challenge that is the “war for talent,” the changes within today’s job market seem to be completely unpredictable. The newest change within the workforce? The way individuals in the job market are seeking out hiring opportunities. However, this method…

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Pay Transparency on Job Postings

By Earl K. Cantwell, III, Esq., CIPP/US

In the past, discussing salary at the office and in social settings was considered taboo. However, organizations now realize that today’s workers expect salary information to be easily accessible. Pay transparency is growing in popularity and is now a legal requirement in several states. What is pay transparency? Pay transparency is the degree to which…

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The ghosting of candidates by hiring managers and recruiters has become all too familiar in today’s virtual world of talent acquisition and recruiting. Gone are the days of formal rejection letters, emails, and phone calls. Ghosting occurs when a recruiter, or hiring manager, stops responding to email messages, fails to appear for an interview, or…

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Did you know that Portland—Oregon’s largest city with 653K people—is the most bike-friendly city in America with 350+ bike lanes and an advanced bike infrastructure? The city’s commitment to planet Earth along with the new infrastructure for cyclists and walkers earned its recognition as one of Time Magazine’s World’s Great Places of 2022. From Portland,…

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