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In case you missed last weeks community hangout we chatted with Talent Consultant Jodi Brandstetter who gave us the rundown on how she self-published her first book on Amazon called "Hire by Design". You can watch the replay below and skim some of the transcript as well for the important highlights of our conversation. How long did it take you to write it? The book is only 107 pages long. I made the decision that I was going to...
Here's a quick roundup of some interesting job and HR surveys that caught our eye. The rise in importance of temporary jobs during the pandemic has been undeniable as businesses look to navigate an unpredictable climate. A new survey out today from staffing leader PeopleReady finds that many companies (40%) are planning to make temporary jobs a permanent part of their post-pandemic workforce model. In the past year, 52% of companies...
A new survey of 400 U.S.-based independent contractors, conducted by payroll and business payments platform Everee found that 59% work for more than one company and 91% want to get paid more frequently than every two weeks. Faster pay can improve financial wellness for these workers, of which only 15% have enough to cover an emergency expense. Other findings from the survey show an opportunity for employers who are competing for...
Dee Ann Rutens runs Jubilee HR Consultants in Mobile Alabama. She is the latest featured HR Consultant to join HR Lancers. We asked her some questions by email to find out what she specializes in. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer?   Root cause analysis .  Together with my partner, Kathleen, we have the real world experience to quickly triage and stabilize a situation, and recommend steps...
We have seen an influx of new users to the site so we thought its time to remind everyone of the features provided by our little community. Nearly 5,000 HR consultants and freelance recruiters have joined the site. About a quarter of you have created a public profile. Profiles are only browsable by employers who register on HR Lancers. So if you want to be found create your profile. PROFILE TIPS Headline - give yourself a...
New research conducted by Josh Bersin analysts is raising serious doubts about traditional approaches to the business and social issue of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). The research, based on more than 800 responses from HR professionals around the world, found that DEI training – a common corporate practice– is among the least impactful of practices when it comes to meaningful business and workforce outcomes....
As HR leaders continue to address the changes in business environments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gartner, Inc. has identified five future of work decisions HR must address this year. Major shifts in macro factors, such as customer behaviors and government regulations, and in micro factors, including organizational strategy and policy, have substantially shortened HR leaders’ time horizons when planning for the...
On the next live hangout we'll chat with consultant Jodi Brandsetter. Jodi is a freelance talent strategist who helps companies "Hire by Design" which is also the title of her new self published book. Her website is https://letscincy.com We'll learn about self publishing and dive into her journey from Full Time HR to Consultant. Register today! When: Mar 4, 2021 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for...
With over 40 million taxpayers currently self-employed, self-employment is more common than ever, and that's not just due to changes brought on by COVID-19. From driving for a ride-share company like Uber to starting a new business, self-employment can impact each taxpayer's tax situation differently.  Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® is reminding all freelancers that it's critical every gig-economy worker, freelancer,...
As HR consultants it's often important to help our clients find the most affordable recruiting software platforms that work within tight budgets. Fortunately there is a variety of inexpensive applicant tracking tools to serve any small business. All of these platforms cost less than $100 per month and offer the most robust features.  1. Zoho Recruit | https://www.zoho.com/recruit/ Zoho Recruit is a cloud based applicant...
Our newest featured freelance is Darlene Rasmussen from  Grateful Synergies HR Consulting based in Toms River, NJ. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force, has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources providing guidance and leadership. We asked her a few questions over email. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer? HR Compliance Audits, HR Start Up, Project Management Biggest...
For the next HR Lancers Hangout we'll discuss how to create your own Consulting Value Proposition to help define your purpose as an HR consultant.Chris Russell, founder of HR Lancers will lead the discussion.  You are invited to a Zoom meeting. When : Feb 2, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEpcO6urzstHtG8B8rhwCi5coa3eGrYBoFA After...