You may have heard the term EOR or employer of record discussed in workforce management circles, but weren't sure exactly what the EOR does. Here’s what you need to know about EOR services and the benefits they can deliver to organizations as a component of an overall workforce management program.
Feb 27, 2017 8:45:25 AM
Feb 21, 2017 12:43:52 PM
There are many benefits of using an EOR (employer of record) service for your organization, but here are some tips on finding the best EOR service for your organization. After all, there are a lot of providers out there, and it can be challenging to isolate the best providers from the not-so-great ones. Here’s what to look for!
Oct 5, 2016 12:05:40 PM
In a post back in January, we explained “What is an EOR and How do you Know if you Need One.” To elaborate on that material, this post will focus on the six primary benefits an Employer of Record or “EOR” solution delivers to any organization. This list of potential benefits can be used in conjunction with the materials in the January post to arrive at the decision regarding whether or not an EOR makes sense for your company.
Jun 28, 2016 10:21:10 AM
If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. This statement, often (erroneously) attributed to Peter Drucker, is nevertheless true. When it comes to measuring the effectiveness of an EOR solution, there are two main sets of metrics to examine. Here’s a breakdown of the two metrics to review when seeking to validate the efficacy of one’s EOR provider.
Jun 8, 2016 1:52:09 PM
It is not uncommon for an organization to allocate up to 30% of its managed services spend to the contingent workforce. This is why procurement departments seeking deep discounts and tighter cost controls frequently target the suppliers supporting these programs. While procurement organizations continue to look for cost savings, the market has experienced a significant shift in recent years. Today’s environment exhibits lower unemployment and higher overall contingent worker usage. Additionally staffing suppliers are absorbing new costs such as those stemming from the Affordable Care Act and other increased statutory costs.
Jun 2, 2016 4:57:16 PM
This week the department of labor released their much-anticipated update to the overtime policy of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This release arrived earlier than expected and with slightly different guidelines than what most thought (as detailed in our March 1, 2016 post on this subject.) Here’s the latest on what to expect now that the standards have been fully enunciated.
May 19, 2016 11:28:03 AM
The so called “skills gap” is real and continues to be a challenge for employers in fields like high tech, biomedicine and others where specialized training is required. This is a dynamic showing no signs of quick remedy. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t actions an organization can take to help offset the pain of sourcing skilled workers. Strategic use of contingent workforce allows companies to have a succession plan in place to help them bridge the skills gap. Having the ability to engage workers at any given time; allows for them to better support their business. Here’s how:
Apr 28, 2016 1:43:11 PM
Self-sourcing – wherein business users (not staffing suppliers) directly identify, engage, select and procure independent contractors and other labor – is increasingly part of the contingent workforce management playbook. It is a strategy driven by user demand and enabled by emerging technologies. However, removing staffing suppliers from the sourcing process returns responsibility to drive increasingly complicated policy compliance to the HR department. The growing popularity of self-sourcing is yet another reason why savvy workforce managers are leveraging Employer of Record (EOR) solutions.