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Contract Workers

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How to Avoid Regulatory Fire in the Gig Economy

Don't let gig worker liabilities burn up your reputation.

Warning: Avoid These 3 Gig Economy Onboarding Mistakes

You might not give your gig-economy contractors retirement plans and paid vacation. But you can invest in them with good paychecks and advancement opportunities.

The 4 Essentials You Must Know to Hire Freelancers Effectively

Freelance workers can benefit your business. Make sure you are making the best use of their time -- and your money.

5 Things to Have in Place Before Hiring Freelancers

Businesses need to do a little prep work for the relationship to succeed.

Is the Gig Economy Sustainable?

Working projects gives you flexibility but there are some harsh realities to long-term gigging.

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