Managing the Risks of an Extended Workforce

February 15, 2013 | By

The new norm in staffing is officially here. It’s the extended workforce and it makes up more than one-quarter of the total workforce population in today’s organizations—more than twice the percentage from 2005. Unfortunately, despite the rewards offered by this dynamic worker population, studies show that most organizations fail to adequately manage the accompanying risks. Consider that these workers typically have access to the same company assets as their equivalent full-time employee counterparts, yet only 35% of companies require background checks of contingent workers. On the other hand, 90% of U.S. corporations screen their standard employees.

This infographic from Proforma Employment Screening Company summarizes tips for employers on managing the risks and reaping the rewards of a contingent workforce.

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Managing the Risks of an Extended Workforce

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