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One in five adults have worked in the sharing economy, while two in five have used it, according to new report.
With contract work eclipsing traditional full-time jobs, issues plaguing the growing on-demand economy need to be addressed this year.
Uber's war chest has helped fund legal and regulatory battles across the world, according to Reuters.
This Entrepreneur contributor also rejected bad clients, set his own hourly rates and worked at something he loved.
Control What You Can
Using proper legal agreements can minimize risk and improve productivity.
A VA is great because it's like an employee you're not legally responsible for, but you must ensure this individual knows what he or she is doing.
Stay on top of employee-related legal issues as a new employer.
Dollars spent on marketing are an investment, but like any investment, there are good ones and bad ones.
Companies in the booming sharing economy depend on contractors who may legally qualify as full time employees. The distinction is crucial for both workers and their employers.
Ready To Launch
The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense?
The embattled virtual assistant service was bought by Startups.co, but it remains to be seen how much of the previous business model will stick.
If considered a class action, the lawsuit filed by three Uber drivers in San Francisco could grow to include more than 160,000 California drivers.
If you just want a job done, the contractor offers flexibility and savings, but you won't build a winning company culture with them.
Outsourcing is and will continue to be a vital way for small- and medium-sized companies to grow. But just knowing what to outsource isn't the issue.
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