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10/07/20

Contracting – It’s your choice!

Temping, contracting, on hire, or flexible workforce; whatever you name it, at the end of the day, it is all about choice. Salt’s APAC CEO Jacqui Barratt shares her thoughts on contracting. Globally, people are choosing to try different working options. Admittedly, this doesn’t suit everyone but every day there are millions of people choosing…

3/07/20

The flexible workforce

Organisations have been working with flexible staffing solutions for years. Salt’s APAC CEO Jacqui Barratt shares her thoughts on the flexible workforce. Businesses globally realise that to be competitive they need to be nimble and responsive to market dynamics. To do this, they choose to engage individuals who bring skills they need or don’t have…

6/04/20

Types of jobs hiring during the coronavirus pandemic

The current climate is an extremely difficult time to navigate for a lot of industries, but it has also seen a surge in popularity of roles and new opportunities. We’ve put together a list of some of the most in-demand roles based on current reports, to identify which sectors will need the most help from digital experts over the next coming months.

4/03/20

Introducing Natalie Hollies, Associate Consultant, Temp & Contracting, Auckland

My Universe… is about “selling happiness” by connecting people and businesses together in the ever evolving temp world. If you could be immortal, what age would you choose to stop aging at and why? 33 — I’ve already made it past 30, so the next best thing would be 33 as 3 is my favourite…

10/01/20

IR35: 42% of contractors might leave their role

42% of our survey respondents said that they would leave their role if determined to be inside of IR35. We provide insight into how contractors are feeling about how their clients are managing the legislation changes.

3/06/19

IR35 reform in the private sector

The UK recruitment industry has recently been exposed to dramatic changes in the regulatory landscape which has led to staffing businesses needing to modernise their processes. [1] In response to widespread non-compliance, the Government announced that the reform of the off-payroll working rules introduced for engagements in the public sector was to be extended to…

28/03/19

Contracting after Brexit

Only 44% of UK Freelancers and Contractors do not believe their business will be affected by Brexit, our survey has revealed. Our recent research also showed that over half of our UK Contractors are open to working in Europe after Brexit, with Netherlands the Number 1 desired location.  Salt Director, Richard Norris, conducted the survey…

20/03/19

Salt Malaysia introduces Outsourcing Solutions

Salt provides you with talent as and when you need it in a cost-effective, quick and flexible way to deal with acute business challenges or projects. Our recruitment team works with a great pool of specialist candidates in a variety of digital areas to suit your business demands. Salt’s outsourcing solution is for you, if:…

19/03/19

Contractor Onboarding

Congratulations! You just secured a role as UX Designer. You’re starting your contractor assignment next week. You’re thrilled to show off your skills but you’re not clear as to what steps need to be taken in order to get paid by Salt as this is your first experience with contracting. At the moment the only…

7/02/19

Struggling to get that dream UX role?

Following on from our  ‘How to land your dream UX role – Portfolio Workshop‘ we asked the UX Clicks team to provide some ideas on how to better sell yourself and your experience. No matter what stage in your career you are currently sitting in.   Are you looking for a new role? Have you…

2/01/19

Making the decision to go contract

Tim Bradley, Sales Manager for Contract Marketing from our London office shares his top tips for candidates preparing for the transition into contracting work. It’s at this time of year we typically receive a few phone calls and emails from candidates who’ve recently left a permanent role or are considering leaving their current, expressing a…

10/12/18

Considering Contracting? 5 things to think about

The gig economy has revolutionised the workplace, opening up contracting opportunities for workers to find the right role with the right level of flexibility for them. As well as enabling companies’ access to the best talent in the marketplace for critical project-based work. What started out as niche contracting positions for limited timeframes has opened…

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