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Embracing Independent Talent

(Part 2 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) One third of the American workforce has declared its preference for independent work. In Part 1 of this 2-part series (which you can read here), we saw how this army of freelancers and small business consultants fills a critical […]

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Why Independent Contractors Lack Protection Under Sexual Harassment Laws

A half-century-old policy doesn’t protect ICs – and didn’t see the rise of independent work coming Allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood execs, politicians, comedians and TV personalities have dominated the news. They’ve prompted a movement to expose sexual offenders beyond powerful public figures and uncover a culture of misconduct that crosses socioeconomic strata – […]

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How the Rise of the Independent Worker Is Transforming the Workplace

(Part 1 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) When 53 million Americans—one-third of the workforce—have declared their independence from their employers, we can no longer deny the way we work is changing. Much of it is driven by shifting labor demographics—from Millennials avoiding the 9-to-5 life and Boomers who aren’t […]

Complicated training benchmarks scrapped for an annual fee

Tuesday night, the Federal Government announced changes to their fees when engaging a foreign worker on a Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (formally known as the 457 Visa). The most significant and positive impact this has on businesses sponsoring foreign workers, is the end of training benchmarks.

What does the Budget 2017 mean for you?

On Tuesday night, Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down the Federal Budget for 2017. In his second delivery, he presented a budget of “principles of fairness, security and opportunity”. Morrison’s budget is one that many believe will be popular, with measures included to assist First Home Buyers with the difficult task of saving for a deposit, heavier penalties for banks taking on too much debt, and an extension of the $20,000 asset liability write off scheme for small business.

Your guide to finding the best spots in Sydney for remote working

This week we continue our quest to find the best spaces for remote working, this time in Sydney. In our latest instalment, we explore the harbour city of Sydney from the perspective of a business traveller, freelancer or a contractor who is able to work away from your client office.

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Talent Supply Options to Enable Your Direct Sourcing Strategy

TalentWave has been helping clients execute this strategy for over 20 years with a comprehensive suite of solutions designed to safely and cost-effectively engage independent workers that our clients have found on their own, outside of any agency relationships. A vital component of developing a direct sourcing strategy is to consider the many different talent supply options.

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How to Define and Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

Many leading organizations, across all geographies and industries, have recognized the benefits of direct sourcing as an effective method to attract and retain the vital talent they need to grow and innovate. As the world of work continues to evolve and talent scarcity becomes more acute, the successful deployment of this strategy will continue to grow in importance.

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