News and Articles About Independent Contractors
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.
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.
At stake are taxes for the employer and sick days, vacation and other benefits for the employee.
If you've been struggling to find someone with a certain skillset to join your team, it's time to look into hiring a freelancer.
Social Media Marketing
It's important to put the right person in charge of your brand's online voice, so be sure to ask the right questions.
These five tips will help you launch the career of your dreams.
Consultants and Advisors
Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
Ask the Expert
In the early stages of a business, many founders prefer to engage independent contractors to perform services, as it allows the company to avoid implementing costly payroll processes.
30 million people - young and old, men and women, part-time and full-time -- work as freelancers or independent workers in America.
Disciplining and Firing
After Uber driver Chris Ortiz tweeted about driver safety, he was unceremoniously dumped by the company in a letter that called his statements 'hateful.'