Mad Men

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, Hank Stringer, by Hank Stringer
Hank Stringer, CEO of Stringer Executive Search joins the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board this week. Hank has 30 years of experience as a successful high-tech recruiter, entrepreneur, and recruitment technology innovator. Forecasting a talent shortage in 1994, Stringer founded Hire.com, the first ASP business model, utilizing the Internet to scale and automate interactive recruiting relationships […]
 

The HRExaminer v1.39

Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.39 Now Feature | Top 25 Online Influencers in Recruiting v2.0 We explore the nature of influence in depth at HRExaminer. Starting late last year we focused our attention on the online influence of key HR silos like Recruiting with our Top 25 lists. This week we begin a new chapter […]
 

Candidate Experience Is Not About Pleasing Everyone

Topics: Claudia Faust, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, by Claudia Faust
Claudia Faust joins the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board this week with a post about candidate experience. As a recruiter and leader of corporate recruiting organizations for 15 years, Claudia Faust brings her passion for people and analytics to hiring and retention. She has recruited and managed staffing organizations for globally recognized brands such as T-Mobile […]
 

Social Network Sourcing – Why You Won’t Get Sued

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
Heather Bussing is a returning contributor to our HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Heather has practiced employment and business law for over 20 years. She has represented employers, unions and employees in every aspect of employment and labor law including contract negotiations, discrimination and wage hour issues. While the courtroom is a place she’s very familiar […]
 

The HRExaminer v1.37

Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.37 Now Feature | What’s the Objective by Neil McCormick As an HR leader, have you craved a consistent set of metrics that directly linked HR’s actions to your company goals? As a CEO Neil McCormick felt this pain directly. So like you he went looking for answers. For the last […]
 

What’s the Objective by Neil McCormick

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Neil McCormick, by Neil McCormick
Neil McCormick returns this week to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board from Australia. Neil has worked in human resources and consulting services for the past 16 years building a repertoire covering human resource management, recruitment consulting, management consulting, talent management, general management and learning and development. He currently serves as General Manager for Talent2, Asia-Pac’s largest […]
 

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.35

Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.35 Now Feature: Bret Starr Top 100 Influencer For a guy named Starr, it’s hard to imagine a better place to be from than Texas. Like the country he’s from, Bret Starr is unapologetic about calling bullshit on the pablum that serves as marketing these days and he’s quick to point […]
 

Recruit Forever by Mark McMillan

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Mark McMillan, by Mark McMillan
Please welcome Mark McMillan back as a returning contributor to the HRExaminer Editorial Advisory Board. Mark is co-founder of Talent Function, where he combines executive coaching expertise with ten years of recruitment software industry experience. He started his software career for the Oracle Corporation and later joined BrassRing as a Director of Strategy and Business Development. Full […]
 

The Weekly HRExaminer v1.34

Interested in Recruitment Process Outsourcing? Going to the HR Technology Conference in Chicago next week? Stop by Booth 337 and visit our sponsor RiseSmart, who partnered with HRExaminer this week to bring you our Webinar: 5 Reasons RPO Contracts Fail & How To Make Yours A Success. Read The Weekly HRExaminer v1.34 Now Feature | […]

A Modest Proposal—Eliminate the Employment Relationship

Topics: Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, by Heather Bussing
The employer-employee relationship is one of the most legislated, regulated, taxed and litigated relationships we have. The finances of our state and federal governments are tied largely to payroll taxes that include income tax, social security, Medicare, disability, unemployment and local taxes. Our financial markets are also largely dependent on retirement and insurance investments tied to the employment relationship. However, independent contractors are exempt from most of payroll taxation and regulation. Businesses that hire independent contractors don’t have to withhold taxes, pay benefits or contribute to the 401K accounts. Other laws, including wage and hour, workers’ compensation and EEOC requirement often do not apply to the hirer/independent contractor relationship. So there is a huge financial distinction between the employer-employee relationship and the hirer-contractor relationship