Mergers and Acquisitions – Volumes in Staffing Sector Remain Strong

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Mergers and acquisitions – tax pre-planning is key Although some of the larger staffing companies have been quiet on this front while they continue to absorb large acquisitions and consolidate platforms,  mergers and acquisitions activity continues to remain strong with IT and Healthcare being a focus.  Staffing Industry Analysts estimates U.S. temporary staffing M&A activity at roughly [Read More…]

Executive Action! President Obama’s Immigration Plan

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Yesterday evening (November 20, 2014), President Obama announced his plan for executive action on immigration. In the national speech, the president outlined three areas of focus the executive action is geared to address: Increase Border Security: Provide additional resources for law enforcement personnel so that they can stem the flow of illegal crossings and speed [Read More…]

Customer Data Management, Part 3: Best Practices to Link Data

Customer data management is optimized when data from multiple sources in linked.

In customer data management, linking data can provide insights that help companies acquire, expand and retain customer relationships.

South Carolina Employers Should Be On Alert

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The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) has begun issuing letters when an employer has not responded to prior wage audit inquiries (Form BPC-178B). The letter says “FINAL DEMAND FOR COMPLIANCE – TAKE ACTION IMMEDIATELY” and includes a copy of the outstanding wage audit and provides instructions on how to submit the outstanding [Read More…]

Customer Data Management, Part 2: Best Practices to Gain Insight

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Customer data management provides insight into customer characteristics and behavior. Best practices show how to arrange data for maximum benefit.

Improving Business Processes With New Technology: Embracing Change and Rejecting Fear

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Improving business processes often means embracing new technology. Careful planning and open communication are key to successful change management.

E-Verify Announcements – myE-Verify and Record Disposal

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E-Verify has been active recently with several new announcements over the past few weeks.  While they may not have a significant immediate impact, the release of myE-Verify along with new Record Disposal rules present a perfect opportunity to review your overall procedures related to E-Verify.  Highlights of the recent announcements include the following: myE-Verify: A [Read More…]

Customer Data Management, Part 1: Best Practices for Cleansing Data

Identify new customers and expand existing relationships with good customer data management.

Good customer data management starts with data cleansing. Use these best practices to identify new customers and expand existing relationships.

ACA and IRS Reporting Demystified

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Webinar:  Tuesday | September 30 | 2:30 PM EDT Many employers believe they do not have to worry about ACA and IRS reporting until 2016, but the reality is that they must begin preparing in 2015 to file in 2016. And because the fines you (and your employees) may face in 2016 will be determined [Read More…]

Office of Special Counsel Provides Updated Fact Patterns Flyer for Employers

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The Department of Justice’s Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices, commonly referred to as the OSC, recently updated their informational flyer, entitled “Citizenship/Immigration Status and National Origin Discrimination in Employment”. This flyer is intended to serve as guidance for employers on how to avoid various types of discriminatory practices and is based on [Read More…]