5 Simple Advantages of being a W2 compared to a 1099 Independent Contractor

How did you come to be a 1099 Independent Contractor? Many of us who have at one time been 1099’s, including the writer of this blog, were classified as 1099 because the customer decided to compensate us without taking out taxes. It’s easier for the customer, we as 1099 get more money in our pocket […]

California’s New AB5 Legislation: The ABC Test and What You Need to Know to Stay Compliant

California’s sweeping legislation AB5 is going to significantly alter the employment landscape in California and companies are going to quickly need to find solutions to their newly labeled Independent Contractor/1099 risk. With the Dynamex decision, California employers have already begun to see lawsuits, class actions, and complaints starting to roll in from various trades that […]

ACA Regulations & 1099 Classification: Are You Compliant?

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs! Two of the most critical components of managing a workforce are compliance with the Affordable Care Act legislation (ACA or Obamacare) and Independent Contractor classification (1099). Employers are bombarded with information about the failure to comply because of the risk of penalty and heavy taxation. For many businesses, it’s not […]

Top Results from TargetCW’s 2014 Happiness Survey

Here at TargetCW, feedback is essential to the overall growth and success of our company. Feedback helps us analyze and prioritize projects designed to improve daily functions for our employees and clients including: reducing liability and increasing visibility, compliance and workers satisfaction. In addition to the feedback we receive year round using our email Thumbs […]

California Paid Sick Leave Effective July 1st

The state of California passed legislation that allows employees to accrue paid sick leave beginning Wednesday, July 1st 2015. To learn more about the new legislation, visit the state’s industrial website at http://www.dir.ca.gov/  Who’s eligible for paid sick leave? Beginning July 1, 2015, employees working 30 or more days within a calendar year in the state of California […]

Avoid co-employment, not your temps.

At TargetCW, we’re very proud to have a great reputation with our employees and client companies. One thing we would love to see more of is our employees connecting with the client company’s culture. The Issue The issue isn’t the client company, it’s the company’s fear of co-employment which at times causes them to isolate […]

Contingent Labor: Helping the U.S. Embrace Change

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.  –Chinese Proverb The staffing industry has spent so much energy preparing for changes in our nation’s health care system. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Individual Mandate has been in effect since 2014, requiring our nation’s population to purchase at least […]

Effective Time Management Skills for HR Professionals

A new year is a great time to get organized at work.  Busy HR professionals need to manage their time effectively to execute their daily tasks and future project needs. With good time management skills you are in control of your time and your stress. You are also able to make progress at work and […]

Payrolling Services In A Nutshell

There’s nothing more time consuming and frustrating for an HR professional than to worry about contingent workforce payrolling. Issues like hiring, fluctuating rates, benefits, compliance, reporting and taxes, if not managed correctly can cause huge problems for employers. With the rise in contingent labor, outsourcing payrolling services has become a focus for employers wishing to […]

5 Things Great Employees Do

It takes a lot of effort and top recruitment skills to maintain and keep great employees. However, there are a few in the team that shine and stand out. Here are five things these employees might be spotted doing. These employees treat the company as if it were their own. They take actions such as […]