Contingent Staffing

Whether you're considering making the switch to a contingent workforce or need tips to manage your temporary employees, Acara's contingent staffing blog has all the insights and industry trends you need. Read articles from staffing experts and learn best practices for building an empowered temporary workforce.

For many organizations, the misalignment of talent and business strategies can be a significant hindrance to achieving workforce objectives. While some companies maintain an internal HR department dedicated to discovering qualified candidates, others cannot afford these talent acquisition resources. Rather than devoting superfluous amounts of time, money, and manpower to accomplishing these talent-related tasks, why…

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As advanced manufacturing has played a critical role in the economic vitality of our nation, talent acquisition strategies are top-of-mind for organizations when cultivating success and staying ahead of their competition. Many companies within this space are racing to transition to more advanced automation and energy-efficient technologies while incorporating sophisticated skillsets into each job description….

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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 in 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….

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Over the past several months, our patience and resolve have been tested like never before. Many have struggled to remain positive while doubt and uncertainty continue to overshadow our everyday lives. And as the second wave of the pandemic is officially upon us, it is evident that our nation will be again be challenged in…

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It’s no secret that contract labor has been thrust into the spotlight since the outbreak of COVID-19. Not only has the gig economy boomed, but talent flexibility has proven to be a “must-have” for many organizations around the world. The ability to ramp-up or pare-down the size of your workforce dependent on hiring ebbs and…

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By Nigel Hapurarachchi Earlier this month, I was pleased to join a panel of talent and recruitment professionals to speak at an event called “Building Skilled Talent” in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Alive with workshops, a trade show, and a panel discussion among industry leaders, the event spoke to the emerging talent needs of manufacturers in…

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Ready for a new year? Us, too. But before you celebrate an entirely new decade, let’s take a moment to reflect on the news, tips, trends, and resources we shared in 2019.   January: 5 Recruiting Trends You Need to Know in 2019 Read ‘em and weep! In this blog, we compare the staffing and…

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By Aleron Chief Technology Officer Frank Gullo   This year’s HR Technology Conference & Exposition was a large-scale event focused on HR technology across all functional areas, including: Talent Acquisition Performance Management Employee Engagement Diversity and Inclusion Payroll People Analytics Attendees included: HR Tech Service Providers HR Tech Startups HR Practitioners Analyst and Research Firms…

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There are many reasons why it makes sense to bring on temporary labor.  Companies can “try out” temporary employees before making direct offers, on-board strong talent for short-term projects, reduce costs associated with benefits and HR administration, etc.  Still, there are risks associated with contract labor use:  namely, co-employment risks. We’ve all heard the phrase…

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