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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 […]

More employers say ‘no’ after Social Media review

More employers are finding reasons not to hire workers on social media. A CareerBuilder survey found that, “43 percent of hiring managers who currently research candidates on social media found information that caused them not to hire a candidate” — up 9 percentage points from last year. The survey also found 39 percent of firms […]

Contingent Workforce and PPACA

We have designed a PPACA white paper to give you some guidance and an overview of the healthcare implementation plan for TargetCW workers. More details will surface once we have official, underwritten rates from the large census of our current workforce population. In addition there are several variables that still need clarification by the government: […]

How to Be Assertive In the Workplace

Shy? Want to learn to become a leader? Assertive employees are proactive leaders that are compassionate, loyal, straightforward, calm, direct, fair, and polite. Practice taking these characteristics into action by relating them to scenarios at your workplace. Need inspiration? Watching assertive employees in your workplace and taking notes on how they handle situations can help. […]

2013 Minimum Wage Increases

Are you ready for 2013 minimum wage increases? Below are states with minimum wage increases effective January 1, 2013. Arizona $7.80 California- City of San Francisco  $10.55 California- Computer Exempt personnel $39.99 Florida $7.79 Missouri $7.35 Montana $7.80 Ohio $7.88 Oregon $8.95 Rhode Island $7.75 Vermont $8.60 Washington $9.19 Reminder, IRS mileage rate increase to […]

Do you get paid time off for Election Day?

As many of you know, Election Day is coming up November 6th. In certain states, employees are given paid time off to vote if they cannot vote due to working hours. This is only if they do not have sufficient time outside of work. Voting hours are 7 am to 8 pm. As a general […]

Creating a Flexible Workplace

The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) maintains an excellent collection of resources to assist with creating a strong work and life balance, also known as workplace flexibility. Workplace flexibility occurs when both the employer and employees collaborate to adjust the time, location, and manner of daily tasks in an effort to create mutually beneficial […]

New CA Law Requires Written Commission Agreement

The recently enacted AB 1396 creates new requirements for California employers who pay employees commissions.  Effective January 1, 2013 the law requires CA employers to have a written commission agreement with each employee. The agreement should include the following: Calculation method – this section should specify how the commission is calculated. Is it a percentage of […]