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Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

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Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

How Technology Is Impacting Management of the Independent Workforce

Technology is reshaping talent acquisition and the staffing industry as a whole. Today, we can access business intelligence tools, develop data-driven...

Choosing the right Contractor Management Organisation for you

With companies expanding their reach rapidly and venturing into new markets, many are searching for efficient ways to handle the exponential increase ...

On-Demand Webinar: Becoming a Client-of-Choice for the Flexible Workforce

In the era of talent scarcity many innovative HR professionals are deploying total talent management strategies that seek to holistically manage and o...

On-Demand Webinar: Get Prepared. Talent Engagement Strategies During Unpredictable Economic Times

Tracking economic predictions is like being in a room full of bouncing, rubber balls. In January, the Congressional Budget Office issued their economi...

Retail Industry Case Study

TalentWave client success story for a major international retailer that needed to implement a comprehensive flexible workforce strategy, including a r...

Information Services Industry Case Study

Due to the nature of their business our Client utilizes a wide range of contract experts who bring unique experience, knowledge and specialization to...

Software Industry Case Study

Our client needed to ensure their flexible workforce population was properly classified and on-boarded through a streamlined process, in a short timef...

Financial Services Industry Case Study

Our client was looking for a specialized provider of Independent Contractor (IC) Compliance and Employer of Record (EOR) services that could deliver ...

Cloud Computing Industry Case Study

Our cloud computing client’s Procurement team recognized there were significant risks associated with contract resources and potentially classifying...

Technology Industry Case Study

This technology company was looking for an IC compliance solution provider that could support their process requirements and meet contractors needs...

Intellectual Property, Trade Secret Risks and Your Independent Contractors

Some practical advice on how you can best safeguard your business IP and trade secrets while still providing the critical information necessary for y...

The Flexible Workforce Strategic Planning Guide

Almost every industry can benefit from engaging the independent workforce. So how do you effectively tap into the potential of highly skilled independ...

Tried and True Negotiation Strategies to Improve Margins

Every salesperson wants to sell more and at a higher price. You want to have a win/win with your customers, but you don’t want to “give away the s...

3 Things Elite Recruiters Do That Others Do Not

There are a lot of good recruiters. There are some great recruiters. Then there are a handful of recruiters that reach the rank of truly elite. When l...

6 Principles of Persuasion to Boost Your Staffing Business

Ask yourself, “what makes one recruiter more successful than another?” Maybe you attribute their success to hard work or even luck. Some recruiter...

Consultative Selling for Recruiters: Create Value and Trust with Prospects

Working in staffing and recruiting you’re often treated like vendors by prospects and clients, and in these cases, you may need to change your appro...

Go from Average Producer to Big Biller: Methods to Move the Needle

A core behavior that separates top-performing recruiters from those that slide by year-after-year is the discipline of establishing actionable goals....

How to Create and Implement a Strategic, Client-Development Plan

Building a client base isn’t something that happens by accident – it takes a strategy that focuses on consistency and purpose. You need to compile...

Increase New Business by Leveraging Your Existing Relationships

If you’re not leveraging your existing relationships for opportunities, you’re losing out on a low cost source of new business....

Increase Your Response Rates with Better Recruiting Emails

While communication between recruiters and employment candidates has evolved, one thing has remained constant: the critical role email plays. However,...

Launching Your Contract Staffing Business for Maximum Recurring Revenue

Historically, temporary and contract staffing have comprised 80-90% of the total staffing market, while search and placement have enjoyed a much small...

Unstoppable Sales Growth for Recruiters: Build and Sustain Market Distinction

Unstoppable recruiting organizations recognize that every sale is influenced by the employees who both directly and indirectly interact with clients a...

Winning the Staffing Sales Game: Get More Appointments & Land New Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Winning the Staffing Sales Game: Get More Appointments & Land New Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Best Practices for Maximizing Profits on Your Contract Recruitment Business

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Ramping Up Your Hiring Capabilities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Workforce Virtualization and Payroll Complexities

Develop actionable strategies you can use today to maximize your profits placing contract talent....

Essential Questions to Evaluate Outsourcing Providers Guide

This comprehensive list of questions will help staffing owners thoroughly evaluate outsourcing providers to choose the right provider for their needs....

The Seven Deadly Myths of Contract Recruiting

Recruiters often hesitate to get into the contract-recruiting game due to longstanding and persistent misconceptions. Learn the reality behind each my...

Unstoppable Sales Growth: Six Tips to Build a New Revenue Stream with Contract Recruiting

Learn how recruiting companies can capture a new revenue stream amid the Great Resignation. ...

Businesses in Australia turning to overseas talent to fill crucial skills gaps

Recently Neil Merola, Head of APAC at People2.0, was interviewed by Shortlist, a publication that keeps recruitment agency and in-house talent acquisi...

Futureproof Your Staffing Agency: Meeting the Changing Needs of Your Clients Today and Tomorrow

The distributed workforce has turned the staffing industry on its head. Neal Bhamre of People2.0 weighs in on how to futureproof your staffing agency....

How Outsourcing Could Increase Your Firm’s Valuation

Outsourcing certain business functions can go a long way in enhancing your staffing firm’s valuation....

New Zealand’s border reopening presents new opportunities for businesses

Positive steps for New Zealand as they have announced reopening borders in phases to fully vaccinated travellers. It will allow these travellers to is...

Australian borders opened to highly skilled workers

After almost two years of restricted international travel, countries worldwide are grappling with shortages in skilled workers, racing to secure the n...

Global Expansion Strategy Dos and Don’ts for Staffing Agencies and Recruiters

A global expansion can be a risky and complex endeavor. Here are some dos and don’ts to follow to help ensure you build a successful global workforc...

The Rise of the Recruiter Savior

Labor shortage and global work opportunities make it tough to attract top candidates. Welcome to the rise of the recruiter savior....

Why leveraging a contractor workforce can increase efficiency for agencies and end-clients

In this new era of digitalisation, workforce models and hiring strategies are constantly evolving to increase efficiency in the professional workforce...

Workforce Leaders of Tomorrow: Archway Recruitment, New Zealand

At Entity Solutions, a People2.0 Company, we provide workforce solutions to businesses across the Asia Pacific. This gives us a front row seat to join...

Six financial lessons for contractors from COVID-19

Like every pandemic in history, there is no doubt COVID-19 will have lingering effects on us all. Research has already shown shifts in how we prioriti...

Tips for Recruiters: How to Craft LinkedIn Messages That Get Responses

As a recruiter, you spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. To see better results from your outreach, learn best practices for crafting great LinkedIn messag...

Remaining competitive in a post-COVID world

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on businesses all over the world, permanently reshaping the world, and the business landscape. Organisations have taken...

Driving business growth through market innovation | Webinar Recording (3)

As businesses try to emerge in a post-pandemic world, they ponder one existential question: “How do we do that?”. While some wait to see if the ec...

How to develop business resilience for the future | Webinar Recording (1)

We are currently living through a time of unprecedented change. The past year has presented a multitude of challenges and obstacles that have not been...

Recruiters: How to Become an Expert in Your Niche

Positioning yourself as an expert in your niche can help you better address the needs of your clients and be seen as a valuable asset....

Thinking of Starting a Recruiting Agency? Here Are the Industries Poised for Growth

Starting a recruiting agency can be a lucrative career move, especially if you enter one of the top industries poised for growth in 2021. ...

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant?

Is Your Staffing Agency’s Website ADA Compliant? Staffing agencies encounter a wide variety of diverse candidates during the hiring process. This di...

Cash flow & COVID-19 – Adapting your budget to your new reality

Daily life has been turned upside down for all of us due to the COVID-19 pandemic and new ways of living, working and connecting have quickly become t...

5 apps to get your Coronavirus budget in shape

In the span of a few weeks COVID-19 has upended how people in Australia and around the world work and live. You may now be working from home, have red...

How to stay afloat in times of hardship

There is an old English proverb that states a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. While for most of us the days of sailing the high seas are stuff...

A virtual bench of affiliates is more cost effective than maintaining under-utilized employees

A recent research study by the Hinge Institute, reports that professional service organizations grew faster in 2019 than in the last five years yet th...

Two Major Barriers That Can Hinder Contract-Recruiting Revenue Streams

Knowing how to handle these roadblocks can help ensure you realize contract recruiting’s full profit potential...

5 Ways To Compete With The Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller businesses often have many advantages over their larger counterparts—you just need to know how to leverage those advantages correctly!...

Why So Many Startup Staffing Agencies Fail

If you’ve given up a steady salary to start your own recruitment company, you want to take every step you can to ensure you succeed....

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face & How to Solve Them, Part 2

While it may seem overwhelming when so many hurdles stand between you and success, there are solutions available to overcome the obstacles in your way...

Unique Challenges Independent Staffing Firms Face & How to Solve Them, Part 1

Independent staffing firms have to manage all aspects of running an agency on their own—making their position particularly difficult....

How Small Firms Can Compete with the Top Staffing Agencies

Smaller firms often have many advantages over their larger counterparts; you just need to know how to correctly leverage them!...

2019 Federal Budget – What You Need to Know

On Tuesday 2nd April 2019, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg unveiled the Coalition government’s pre-election budget promising a 7.1 billion surplus. Entity...

4 Selling Points Clients Want to Hear from Recruiters

It’s not enough to simply say that you will solve your clients’ needs—you have to provide proof that shows you have and can!...

What Clients Really Want Staffing Companies to Know

Learn what makes for a valued partnership, how to build trust, and things clients would like staffing companies to stop doing....

Starting Your Own Staffing or Recruiting Firm? Incorporate These 4 Best Practices

To avoid falling victim to common pitfalls, follow these four best practices when starting your own staffing or recruiting business...

Innovative Ideas to Move Your Staffing Business Forward, Part 1

Implementing new ideas can propel your staffing business towards greater innovation and impact. Check out our first set of recommendations in this fou...

Small Vendor Engagement: Does tail spend have you in a tail spin?

The benefits of small vendor engagement are vast — increased diversity of supply base & tapping in to the explosion of the gig economy. Learn more.....

Apply 6 Principals of Persuasion to Grow Your Staffing Business

Explore and embrace these 6 Persuasion Principles to win concessions and more clients for long-term influence and success....

How outsourcing to a CMO makes engaging a NZ contract workforce stress-free

Labour markets all over the world are increasingly moving towards flexible and assignment based engagements that allow an organisation to upscale and ...

Our top tips to get organised at tax time

It’s tax time again and for many it can be stressful. Maybe you haven’t had time to get up to speed on tax changes and don’t know where to turn ...

Building an Exceptional Customer Service Program for Your Staffing Company

Top-rate customer service, the kind that puts your staffing company in the forefront, is hard work and takes intentional, committed actions every day....

Why diversification and active management deliver consistent investment returns

We all understand that certain sectors of the market do better during particular stages of the economic cycle than others. However, trying to pick the...

5 Rules to Get Past the Gatekeeper and Close More New Clients

With some helpful techniques, you can increase your gatekeeper success rate and get in front of more decision makers....

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 ...

Customer Service Insights: Q and A Entity Solutions style

At Entity Solutions, we believe that “Customer is King” and in the importance of listening to customer feedback in order to refine our offering. W...

Pioneering an honest Contractor Management Industry

As a founder of Australia’s leading Contractor Management Organisation (CMO), I was disappointed to read about Plutus Payroll ceasing operations. It...

Common mistakes to avoid when updating your CV

The CV of any white collar contractor (Independent Professional/IPro) requires a format unique to their form of engagement. In order to craft a more p...

How one simple decision could give you an extra $300,000 in super

How often do you think about your super balance? Twice a year? Less often? Does it matter? I hear you think, I can’t access it for 20 years, right? ...

Is there a formula for investment success?

They say there’s no formula for success, but with years of experience offering personalised investment advice and now with over $1 billion of funds ...

The Freelancer’s Guide To Melbourne

Melbourne is a city that’s easy to get comfortable in – topping The Economist’s Global Liveability Ranking for the fifth year running in 2015. A...

2016 visa reforms focus on business and innovation

Connecting people to jobs compliantly and with administrative ease is the reason why Entity Solutions help so many businesses and individuals with the...

Get organised with your professional development in the New Year

As the year draws to a close, you might be thinking about taking some positive new steps towards your professional goals. As a contractor, you have th...

Will the May Budget deliver on promises of innovation focus?

The upcoming release of the 2016/2017 Australian Federal Budget has the nation abuzz with speculation of many changes, including possible tax concessi...

Intellectual Property and Engaging Independent Contractors – Who owns what?

Appropriate workers classification, though important, is not the only risk that consulting buyers face. Intellectual property concerns should also be ...

How to succeed as an ICT professional

If you are working as a white collar contractor (Independent Professional/IPro) in the ICT sector, the good news is organisations want you. According ...

Things you should know before committing to life as a contractor (Part 1 of 2)

The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimates that there are now 1 million Independent Contractors[1], representing 10 percent of the total workforce ...

The case for a dedicated global workforce management partner

For organisations operating in global environments, juggling the compliant engagement of both contingent and permanent workers is complex. With each c...

Immigration and the Budget

The Federal Budget 2015 was revealed Tuesday 12 May, and contained some key announcements in relation to Australia’s migration program and visa hold...

Hiring a contractor could be your best ever marketing investment

The importance of good relations with your contingent workforce is about more than the opportunity to retain talent within your business. The transien...

Social media for Business 101

Social media is no longer just a fad for teenagers; it has cemented itself as a crucial channel to market yourself and/or your business. While a socia...

Top 10 reasons to migrate to Australia

Australia is a great place to live, work, and raise a family, but what are the top 10 reasons people migrate to Australia? Following is a list of the ...

The invisible job market right under your nose

Are you only looking for new roles on traditional job boards? You could be missing out on a huge portion of jobs that are not listed; as much as 80% o...

How to successfully make the move to a new industry or market

When considering a new career, the prospect of change can be daunting. Figuring out what you want to do after working for so long in a particular indu...

Is how you lead helping your bottom line?

Any organisation, be it service or product orientated, ultimately exist to meet the wants or needs of its customer base. Your relationship with your c...