Independent Contractors

Latest: Page 2

Resumes & Interviewing

7 Things to Look for When Hiring Experts

Tips to help guide you in selecting the right expert to get the job done.

Growing a Business

Why Brands are Ditching Their Agencies for New, High-Growth, Venture-Backed Business Models

Well-vetted, expert contractors are disrupting the agency model, boosting KPIs, and providing a more valuable return on investment.

Career

Independent Workers Are Essential and Deserve a Fair Deal

Google's 'two-tier' workforce reveals a dependence on contract and temporary help and highlights the need to change how companies engage with independent workers

Resumes & Interviewing

The Art of Knowing When to Hire and When to Contract

Employees are for important tasks that aren't going away. Hire good contractors when you need to get finished with something in particular.

Career

The Surprising Reality Is Freelancers Are Happy and Prospering

The gig economy proves that independent contract work is much more than something to do between jobs. It can be a full-time career.

Growing a Business

How 'Unconventional' Workers Can Be the Answer to Your Company Culture Woes

Offering freelance positions at your company is no longer about worker desperation but worker convenience.

Thought Leaders

Those Who Talk About It and Those Who Be About It

Posers think entrepreneurship is glamorous. Real entrepreneurs know the gritty work of keeping a business open and a payroll met is anything but.

Resumes & Interviewing

4 Reasons to Consider Contractors Before Full-Time Employees

Learn to leverage independent contractors for greater productivity and stability in your business.

Business News

10 Ways to Keep Your Contractors Happy Without Paying More

There ways to keep your contractors happy without paying them more so they continue to produce quality work.

Growing a Business

This Ride-Hailing Service for Kids Unlocks Opportunities for Drivers

HopSkipDrive aims to eliminate scheduling sacrifices for busy households by providing safe and dependable rides for minors.

Productivity

3 Ways to Keep Employees Productive at Home

Giving employees the space and time to maintain a healthy work-life balance keeps people from feeling micromanaged.

Career

What New York City's New Freelancer Law Means for All Small Businesses

Will New York's freelancer rights bill spread to other cities? Stay tuned.

Taxes

Don't Sell Yourself Short in the Gig Economy

Too many solopreneurs and freelancers are mispricing themselves in the labor market. Get out a sharp pencil and get it right.

Marketing

Wanted: Creative Solutions to Shape a Workable Future

Changes in the world economy drag us all into new roles and unfamiliar arrangements. Some go kicking and screaming, while others see the answer to their prayers.

Business News

An Obituary for the 40-Hour Workweek

Satirically we mourn the death of a venerable American institution and ponder those who are happy it is no more.