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Populus Group helps customers better their non-permanent labor programs by designing customized managed service provider solutions to address specific needs.

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Promoting Progress through Diversity Spend

November 3, 2021 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Payroll & HCM Solutions, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Did you know 75% of the workforce now expects their employer to position itself on social and cultural issues? According to a recent study, this is true even if the stance is unrelated to the business itself. As time goes on, more and more progressive companies create a space for conversations and policies regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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The Worker Classification Law That Could Be Costing You Money

June 15, 2021 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Does it ever feel like there's new independent contractor news every time you turn around?  Uncertainty and constant change? Seems very on-brand for post-2020. There have been two major headlines regarding Independent Contractor Compliance circulating around the industry recently: the first is AB 2257, an update to AB 5; and the second is a proposed DOL rule interpreting IC classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Follow along below as we tell you all you need to know and the impact this could play on your procurement strategy for ICC!

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Overpaying on Payroll Taxes? We've Got You Covered!

November 4, 2020 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Payroll & HCM Solutions, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Managing a program can be very complicated, especially when you're never quite sure if you're leaving money on the table. Enter the Cost Plus Savings Model! This rebate program ensures that members of OMNIA Partners don't over-pay on payroll taxes.

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Virtual Hiring During COVID-19

August 17, 2020 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Throughout this pandemic our supplier partner, Populus Group, has proven to provide our members with a variety of solutions that addresses their unique goals and current challenges they may be facing with their contingent labor.  Below, Populus Group shares how they used Virtual Hiring to help one customer make 120 hires in just 7 days! Read on and see how this process could work for any type of business. 

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Do Interns Add Value to the Workforce?

May 28, 2019 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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When run the right way, internships help shape the future of the workforce, both for young people, and the organizations they work for. Learn more as our Managed Service Provider, Populus Group, shares how to make running an internship simpler, and easier on your program. 

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Top 5 Signs You Should Consider a Managed Service Provider

April 13, 2018 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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It’s not a secret that there is an abundance of new workforce regulations, and an ever-increasing demand to drive more efficiencies. Procurement and Human Resources professionals know, all too well, this is rewarding but it’s also demanding. Below are the top 5 signs you should consider streamlining your program.

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9 Questions to Ask Your Payrolling Provider

March 23, 2017 / by Populus Group posted in Human Resources, Payroll & HCM Solutions, Group Purchasing Organization, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, gpo, Contingent Workforce Solutions

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Saving money and reducing risks are basic goals for procurement professionals everywhere. And, by implementing the right payrolling solution, you can accomplish both of these, and then some.

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