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Everything you ever wanted to know about MSPs in Staffing

12-12-2018

Everything you ever wanted to know about MSPs but were afraid to askRead More

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Top MSPs in Staffing

12-05-2018

There are several Staffing MSPs in the US. Most of them have some history as a staffing agency themselves. As they take on the role of managing multiple staffing agencies they tend to have to become a neutral MSP. Here are the top ones in the US today.Read More

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Sample Contract MSA between Staffing Agency-Client

12-05-2018

If you are just starting a staffing agency or running a recruiting firm and need a good sample contract to sign up with a customer, use this tried and tested contract. All freeRead More

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Contract Job- What does that mean

12-05-2018

Contract jobs are jobs for which a company hires someone temporarily. Companies hire contractors if they feel the worker is required only for a short time. So instead of hiring someone as an employee and having to fire them a few months later, the companyRead More

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Why staffing agencies should fear Freelancer Management Systems

07-29-2015

Freelancer Management Systems seen to be gaining quite a bit of press but most staffing agencies haven't even heard of them. Why should they worry about them?Read More

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What is a bench marketer in staffing?

07-24-2015

If you are a staffing recruiter or contractor, you've probably heard of the term bench marketer. We explain here what it means.Read More

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How to reduce H1B visa abuse

07-09-2015

Some of the most high profile and successful companies in the US are lobbying for an increase in the 65,000 quota of H1B visas each year. There is a simple way to solve this problem.Read More

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Uber's Profit Impact if it is an Employer

06-17-2015

The Labor commission decided in favor of a driver declaring that Uber should be considered an employer. How would this impact Uber's profit?Read More

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Cost Calculator for Staffing Agency

05-31-2015

You may have just discovered the client’s bill rate and feel you are getting screwed by your employment/staffing agency, but have you considered all the costs your staffing agency incurs to place you at the client? Read More

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What you don't know about Contract Jobs

05-29-2015

Many job seekers are unfamiliar with contract jobs and are surprised to learn how they are different. Here are the most common things that they don't expect but encounter. Hope this helps you prepare for the difference between a full-time job and a contraRead More

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Best Staffing Agencies of Silicon Valley

05-27-2015

Wondering how high tech companies like Google, Apple and startups like Uber and AirBnB get to hire fast, ramp up quickly and stay nimble in a talent battle for the best engineers?Read More

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Why most recruiter calls are from India

05-12-2015

If you've uploaded a resume on a job board recently, chances are your first few calls came from a recruiter from India, Why is this?Read More

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Contract Jobs- What does that mean?

03-13-2015

If you are in the market seeking a new job and came across a contract job and don't know what it means, here is a beginner's guide to contract jobs and contracting. Read More

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How H1b Visas Reduce Offshoring

02-25-2015

Easing the process to obtain H1b visas actually reduce a US company's motivation to outsource offshoreRead More

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Staffing agencies can differentiate themselves

10-20-2014

In times where 60% of large companies have implemented Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and staffing agencies don't even get to talk to the hiring manager, it is quite clear that staffing agencies are commoditized and struggling to differentiate Read More

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What is MSP or VMS in staffing?

08-11-2014

What is a Managed Service Provider (MSP) and what is a Vendor Management System (VMS) in temp staffing? If you work as a recruiter, contractor or hiring manager in staffing, you are bound to come across these terms. Here's a primer on them.Read More

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Why Infosys TCS Wipro need to hire more Americans

07-23-2014

As the biggest Indian IT services companies aspire to become global players it is important they attempt to hire more locals- for business reasons and just to be a good citizens.Read More

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Effects of Microsoft contingent worker policy changes

07-20-2014

Why Microsoft may be changing its new vendor policy and why it may be good at least for a-dash temp workers.Read More

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Pros and Cons: Freelancer vs Contractor

07-17-2014

What is the difference between a freelancer and a contractor? What are the pros and cons?Read More

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Is yours a 20th century resume?

06-04-2014

As times have changed, what was once considered normal is now looked at in wonder. Job seekers should reconsider what should go in and stay out of the resume.Read More

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OnContracting launches in Silicon Valley

05-15-2014

OnContracting Announces Launch in Silicon Valley for Bay Area Contracting ProfessionalsRead More

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Why is it hard to find a contract job?

04-06-2014

Almost every Fortune 1000 company hires contractors, consultants or independent contractors but it is almost impossible to find good information about these jobs.Read More

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Game Tester Survival Guide (External) (external)

02-11-2014

An excellent balanced piece on contract QA work (for game testing) and more specifically how to get into it, and what to expect going in written by someone who's been through it. Read More

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How to keep more of your bill rate (external)

02-03-2014

Found your own contract job? You can keep almost 92% of your bill rate. Let OnContracting payroll you through its network of approved staffing partners. Read More

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Getting a Dream (Temp) Job at Apple

01-17-2014

How to get that dream job at Apple. Hint- Start as a tempRead More

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Top 10 phone interview questions

01-08-2014

Getting ready for a telephone interview. Here is a list of the top 10 interview questions you are most likely to get.Read More

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Get Ready, Jobs are Coming

01-06-2014

Historic data suggests temp jobs pick up the most speed from the first to the third week of January every year.Read More

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Interview- Front-End Engineer (external)

01-03-2014

The following is a post by Philip Walton (@philwalton) on css-tricks. Philip recently went through a slew of interviews for front-end jobs at tech companies in the Bay Area and found them to be not what he expected.Read More

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Be Picky About Your First Job

10-30-2013

Advice for fresh graduates about first jobRead More

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The Government Shutdown and the Rise of Contract Jobs

10-15-2013

Comparing developments in the government sector to private sector in light of the shutdown and furloughsRead More

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Recruiter Guide to H1-B Work Visa

09-15-2013

Quick primer on the H1-b work visas for Recruiters, HR Managers and H1-B ContractorsRead More

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Anatomy of a perfect technical interview (external)

08-14-2013

As the former Technology VP for both Amazon and Zynga, Neil Roseman interviewed hundreds of people and believes every phase of the process needs to be meticulously designed to drill deep into skill sets, actual accomplishments, culture fit and leadership Read More

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How to Get Government Contracting Jobs?

07-29-2013

Getting government contracting jobs is not that easy. But if you are an owner of a small business there is an opportunity for you to get the contracts. All you need to do is prove yourself eligible to the United States Small Business Administration for thRead More

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Review of ATSs for staffing agencies (External) (external)

07-15-2013

More and more recruiters today are turning towards complex Applicant Tracking Systems to compare, evaluate, and approach potential candidates.Read how today’s front-running ATSs stack up.Read More

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How to really get a job at Google

06-06-2013

Trying to get hired by Google? Forget The Internship. Read this for secret tips on getting into Google. Read More

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WSJ launching a social network

05-31-2013

WSJ seems to take on LinkedIn in the social-professional networking space?Read More

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How To Write The Perfect Job Description

05-22-2013

Looking for the perfect candidate? Here is a great article aimed at employers in 2013 who need advice and inspiration to write a modern job description.Read More

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What Are You Marketing As A Freelancer

05-13-2013

As you enter the world of freelancing you can either do it as an independent or you can turn this experience into a huge business venture. The end result is all up to you.Read More

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Get a job at your dream company

04-17-2013

Want to work at one of the 100 Best Companies to work for or similarly desirable company but keep getting ‘Dear John’ rejection letters or never hear back from the recruiter? Fortunately there’s a greatly underlooked way on how to get a job with your dreRead More

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The 5 Types of Recruiters

03-15-2013

A high level primer of the different types of recruiters you may encounter in your job search.Read More

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What Engineers look for in Jobs

02-08-2013

Get in your candidate's mind and you have a better chance to successfully recruit themRead More

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Coding Questions

01-23-2013

An article for beginner level coding questions.Read More

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Reason for 89% of new-hire failures

01-18-2013

In his book ‘Hiring for Attitude’, author Mark Murphy’s shocking results from tracking 20,000 new hires over a 3 year period claims 89% of failures were not due to lack of skills but what he calls ‘Attitude’ problems of the employees Read More

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OnContracting goes to San Francisco

11-18-2012

OnContracting presents to top investors in San FranciscoRead More

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Facebook takes on LinkedIn for jobs

11-15-2012

Facebook takes on LinkedIn's bread and butter by entering the jobs space. Will this work? Read More

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Why Companies hire Contractors?

11-13-2012

Unlike many countries, the US has an “at will employment” policy which means an employer can hire or fire an employee (or the employee can leave) at any time with no liability or obligations. So why do companies hire contractors if it is so easy to hire aRead More

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Most Common Consultant Mistakes

11-13-2012

Consulting is a great alternative if you don't like being tied to a cube. Here are some common mistakes that consultants often make which you should avoid.Read More

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Quintessential - A great job resource

11-03-2012

Quintessential Careers is the ultimate career, job, and college site, offering comprehensive free expert career and job-hunting advice (through articles, tools, tips, samples, and tutorials), as well as serving as a directory of links to all the best job Read More

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OnContracting in NWEN Top 20 startups

09-27-2012

OnContracting is selected to be in the Top 20 (new) startups in SeattleRead More

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What is an SDET ?

09-04-2012

If you are a software developer looking for a contract or full-time job with companies like Microsoft, Amazon, etc., you have probably been approached by enough recruiters that asked you if you would be interested in working as an SDET ?Read More

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Why Monster will go bust?

09-03-2012

Social Networking is having a big impact on how people find jobs.Read More

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Technical Interview- Preparation Guide

01-24-2012

Have an upcoming SDE, SDET interview and need to prepare? While we can't make you smart overnight, we can definitely help you be prepared for the the kinds of things that are tested and the kind of questions you can expect.Read More

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