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Strategies to Engage a Contingent Worker at Work

August 2, 2015

workforce strategies

Hiring in the U.S. job market is definitely on the rise. The 12 month average of jobs added has grown from 221,000 at the end of June 2014 to 245,000 a year later. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate declined to 5.3 percent. Hiring for temporary help services in June wentRead full story…

NLRB Advised to Apply Common Sense to Expressions of Worker Rights

July 31, 2015

NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) zealously champions the rights of workers; whether permanent employees or contingent workers. Retaliation against concerted action by dissatisfied workers is prohibited and protected by the NLRB. However, the agency recently was reminded that it is not often easy to find the boundary between appropriate expressions of dissatisfaction and unjustifiedRead full story…

What to do When Data gets Breached?

July 30, 2015

data breach

Disastrous events are a part of life and all one can do in such circumstances is to try and work for stability and to regain balance. In a recent post, we talked about how to take the necessary steps to prevent one’s Vendor Management System (VMS) data from being hacked into. Today, let us lookRead full story…

CAUTION: Basing Your Business on Independent Contractors Just Got Riskier

July 25, 2015

independent contractors risk

In previous blogs, DCR cautioned that the regulatory environment regarding the use of independent contractors could threaten the survival of a business itself. Earlier this week, we reported on Department of Labor guidance that further restricted the independent contractor status. We are now seeing the first victim. Over the past few years, the popularity ofRead full story…

DCR is Celebrating its Twentieth Birthday Today!

July 24, 2015

20th Birthday

Today marks the beginning of our twenty-first year of operation. Over the past two decades, DCR has grown from an IT and business process consulting firm into one of the world’s best providers of Vendor Management Systems and total talent management solutions. We have been fortunate, and want to openly thank those who have supportedRead full story…