Reading Between the Lines

As recruiters it is our responsibility to dig into a candidate’s qualifications to get the most detail as possible while only asking a few key questions.

Should recruiting be outsourced?

Today, there is a vendor for every component of HR and even vendors that will manage the entire department. The decision to outsource usually starts with a problem to solve. A company may not be able to scale fast enough, costs may be an issue or they may be lacking the right talent.

Diversity Drives Innovation in the Workplace

Diverse companies are 15 percent more likely to outperform their non-diverse competition. Why? Innovation. It isn’t just a product of top talent; there is a strong connection between multicultural individuals and their diverse thoughts. At every level, a company must have an open mind and welcome a work environment that is inclusive of many types of people and new ideas.

What Happened in May’s U.S. Job Report?

How come it was considered “disappointing” if unemployment rates are at record lows?

Networking: Quality not Quantity

In business it’s important to network – both with your company peers and with outsiders. Many people claim they don’t have time to network or think they know enough people already. You should never stop networking because you never know whom you will meet.

New Overtime Laws in the U.S.

What do the new overtime rules really change? Here, we look at a few of the changes and what they mean for employees and employers.

Pontoon Contingent Workforce Forum: What happens behind the scenes?

In early 2016 we created the ‘Pontoon Contingent Workforce Forum’ to bring together all of the APAC contingent workforce programmes we manage at the same time, in one place.

What We Do at Pontoon

You may have ended up on our website because you know what you are looking for, and that’s great! But if you are still not quite sure what Pontoon does, or even what it means to have contingent staff, here is a look into our business and the industry.