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30
May
2018
The Contingent Workforce - Part 3: Using a Staffing Agency to Mitigate Risk

The best way to reduce the risk of hiring contingent labor directly is to use a reputable staffing agency.

Such agencies mitigate risk through:

30
Apr
2018
The Contingent Workforce – Part 2: The Risks of Engaging an Independent Consultant Directly

To take advantage of all the benefits of contingent labor, employers have two choices: to source, recruit, and hire independent consultants directly through their own networks or online, or to use a professional staffing agency.

30
Mar
2018
The Contingent Workforce – Part 1: Benefits of Using Contingent Labor

Security breaches by improperly vetted consultants … novices masquerading as skilled professionals … discrimination lawsuits … worker misclassification penalties and fines … the list goes on. Employment is risky business, and the consequences of hiring missteps are serious.

02
Feb
2018
Key Changes and Important Deadlines for MDR

In May 2017, the European Commission voted to approve new Medical Device Regulations (2017/745). This is one of the most significant updates of the regulations that govern medical devices in Europe in recent history.

05
Jan
2018
The Power of Grit for Career Success in Staffing/Recruiting

Few truly satisfying careers offer instant success. Instead, most require an investment in time, effort, and personal development. The staffing and recruiting industry is no exception. It’s not easy, but it offers great opportunities if you have the grit required to succeed.

02
Jan
2018
Introducing the New and Improved Oxford Blog

We’re pleased to introduce you to the new look of The Oxford Blog. To align with our recently updated website, we’re offering you and all our readers a more modern look, expanded content topics, and a better overall experience.