How the Paycheck Protection Plan Can Help Save Your Business

Evil HR Lady

” If Reilly’s interpretation is correct (and I think it is), it opens up coverage to contractors and independent business owners.

2020 217

How the #MeToo Movement Has Impacted the Average Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

The state of New York has expanded its sexual harassment laws because of #MeToo, providing further protections for general contractors and domestic employees. The phrase “me too” was actually originally coined by Tarana Burke back in 2006.

2020 153

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Hiring Your First Employees: Making the Move from Small Business to Employer

Ms. Career Girl

When you advertise, you have the option to look for an actual employee, or you could advertise for an independent contractor. You’ll need to understand the differences between employees and independent contractors since each option offers certain benefits.

2020 153

5 Ways to Improve as a Female Leader in the Workplace

Ms. Career Girl

Whether you’re a female entrepreneur, a small business owner, a team lead, or even a self-employed contractor, you still need to push the envelope to better yourself. Despite having a record-high number of female CEOs running Fortune 500 companies, this still only represents 6.6

2020 163

Employing Foreign Construction Workers after Brexit

Career Alley

Two-thirds of the country’s contractors are worried about the detrimental impact Brexit will have on the labour market. The construction industry continues to face a severe skills shortage, and with Brexit that could become even more critical.

2020 141

Entrepreneurs: Looking to Hire? Avoid These 3 Hiring Mistakes

Ms. Career Girl

Perhaps there is business expertise that you don’t have; but a contractor may better suit your needs than a full-time employee.

2020 141

are these unreasonable expectations for a part-time contractor?

Ask A Manager

In fact, they have a very consistent history of hiring contractors into full-time roles! Is it reasonable to expect a part-time contractor to be super responsive to all emails and have open availability for calls and meetings on a daily basis? They sound like they’re otherwise a company you want to work with, and it’s good that they have a track record of following through on promises to hire contractors into full-time work (which isn’t always the case).

2020 58

Focus on Doing What you Love – Delegate the Rest

Competitive Resumes

You, your clients, your contractors, and your loved ones. Networking, marketing, thought leadership, event delivery, product development, social media, relationship management and more – a life coach business demands a myriad of skills and abilities akin to the personified swiss army knife. Oh, and you should to be brilliant at them all too, right? But here’s the thing. Being good at everything is a fantasy that will torture you forever unless you let it go and learn to delegate.

2020 100

More Women Are Working than Men

Evil HR Lady

This is also payroll growth and doesn’t account for the people (men and women) who work as independent contractors or who are self-employed or who work on farms. percent of the workforce in the United States is now female, surpassing men for the first time since the Great Recession, ten years ago. That recession was led by the male-heavy industries of construction and manufacturing.

2020 122

answers to your questions about the new unemployment benefits law

Ask A Manager

Between now and December 31, many people will be eligible to collect unemployment who usually aren’t: independent contractors, freelancers, gig workers, and other self-employed people, plus part-time workers and people who don’t have a long-enough work history to otherwise qualify. Freelancers, independent contractors, gig workers, and the self-employed will be eligible for unemployment though a new program called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.

2020 70

can I put running my household on my resume?

Ask A Manager

I also find, hire, and am the primary point of contact for contractors (maintenance, cleaning, one-time sitters) and professionals (accountant, attorneys).

2020 87

coworker got obnoxiously drunk at a work event, can we tell people to wash their hands, and more

Ask A Manager

This assumes, though, that you’re paid as an employee and not an independent contractor. If you’re a contractor, there’s no current mechanism for providing relief.). It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 64

The 3 People You’re Competing Against as a Job Seeker

Corn on the Job

Yes, you may need to do exam prep for contractors or study up on the latest accounting techniques if you require particular skills or knowledge, but do you really need to go over every possible answer to every possible question? Pixabay – CCO Licence.

2020 56

my coworker puts on a show of being busy when she’s not, invasive client, and more

Ask A Manager

My company provides marketing consulting for numerous companies on an independent contractor basis. This client uses a time tracking program for all their employees and contractors. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 58

we got quizzed on our new boss’s horses, family, and vineyard

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m a contractor at a big company that has some ongoing labor disputes. In any case, as a contractor, I’d leave it alone. But as a contractor who’s currently dependent on your company’s good will to fix that end date mistake and not accidentally terminate you nine months early, it’s just not worth spending capital on.

2020 63

becoming a receptionist against my will, baking for one employee but not the other, and more

Ask A Manager

If you switch from contractor to employee, should your pay go down? It’s actually really common for people to charge more when they’re independent contractors. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I think I’m about to become a receptionist against my will.

2020 58

I got my dream offer right after starting a new job, coworker is a jerk, and more

Ask A Manager

I will need to ask for time off to handle a number of things: (1) Pulling permits, meeting and hiring contractors, and everything else that needs doing to prep my house to rent it out while we’re gone for the next several years. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2020 58

How To Be A Successful Independent Contractor

Career Realism

talks about why becoming an independent contractor is not only important but going to become the norm by 2020. The post How To Be A Successful Independent Contractor appeared first on CAREEREALISM. Career Lab career lab independent contractor pip professional independence project Welcome to our new show Career Lab that airs on Wednesday at 2pm EST. In this Professional Independence Project inspired episode, J.T.

my manager over-uses “like,” is lunch included in an eight-hour day, and more

Ask A Manager

We’re government contractors, so while our team generally skews young and is used to being casual with one another, our clients are typically more reserved and expect a higher degree of formality. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager over-uses “like” My manager frequently uses the verbal filler “like” during meetings with clients.

2020 57

my ex-husband hired his new girlfriend, office freezer is packed with personal groceries, and more

Ask A Manager

After about six months, he started dating a contractor at his workplace. You may also like: my new coworker is the contractor who I fired last year my coworker wants the company to pay for a week-long sex romp with his fired girlfriend can I ask my coworkers why they didn’t hire my daughter? It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My ex-husband has hired his new girlfriend. I’m in a pickle. My ex-husband left me out of the blue, a little over a year ago.

2020 50

is my boss trying to tell me he’s unhappy with my work?

Ask A Manager

First, there really is no one else working here that could do 90% of what I do and it should really be done in-house even though he has talked about using an outside contractor for that fifth element, X. A reader writes: I started at a new job about five months ago after leaving a pretty toxic work situation, and I am happy to report that I love my new job. No work environment is perfect, but when you’re able to do work you love, it makes any environment a lot better.

2020 53

How Women are Changing the Face of Construction

Ms. Career Girl

However, the numbers are slowly climbing even with some industry experts predicting that one in four construction workers will be a woman by 2020.

Warning: Shrinking Economies Shrink Job Opportunities

Career Alley

Projections for 2020 estimate a loss of over 61,000 of these jobs. million jobs by 2020. This occupation has no educational requirements and requires only short-term, on-the-job training after hiring, and it is projected to experience 70% growth by the year 2020.

Desk or Labor Jobs Here Today, Consider Them Gone Tomorrow

Competitive Resumes

Studies in recent years say 40% (or a little less) will be contractors or freelancers by 2020. Below is a Quora response I wanted to share. The original is here. I don’t think experts think these two jobs (desk or labor) will exist for the long term.

2017 130

10 Surprising Statistics About the Contingent Worker and Your Contract Workforce

Workology

My work has placed me at an interesting intersection where I am working and consulting in the HR and recruiting industries while also being an independant contractor and member of the contingent workforce.

Navigating the Gig Economy

Ms. Career Girl

The rise in companies using contingent, freelance or independent contractors for these short-term engagements can be found in nearly every industry ranging from education, hospitality and healthcare, to errands, side projects, and professional services.

HR Slang: Contingent Fringe

HR Capitalist

Contingent Fringe is 1) the percentage of temps, contractors and freelancers in the American workforce, plus 2) people who are current full-time employees at a company who would likely have to join the contingent labor workforce should they lose their current full-time gigs. .

Business Owners: Don't Get Tripped Up By Misclassification

Water Cooler Wisdom

  We were interested in this topic because we had seen statistics that by 2020, nearly half the American workforce will consist of contract workers.   Fortunately, staffing, recruiting and search firm  Wunderland  has provided these tips for accurately telling the difference between a full-time employee and a contractor.

2015 57

Following Your Dreams: From Community College to Interior Design School

Career Alley

As of July 2012, the Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that jobs for interior designers are “expected to increase by 19 percent from 2010 to 2020,” which is average. Contractor for a design agency.

LAROCQUE’s Five Recruiting Trends in 2014 #recruittrends

Workology

Current trends show the Fortune 500 workforce being 50% contingent by 2020. This means that in many environments the two worlds of recruiting Full Time Employees (FTEs) and contingent workers (contractors, temps, independent consultants) will collide. Recruiting Trends Week is upon us!

2014 140

Essential Leadership for the Future of Work

Water Cooler Wisdom

By 2020, 90 percent of employees will stay on the job three years or less, 50 percent will work remotely, and a majority will be independent contractors. At this year's  SilkRoad Connections conference, keynote speaker Cheryl Cran challenged our attendees to upgrade their leadership operating systems to meet future work requirements. How can we change how we think, do, and share? Twenty-First Century Changes and Challenges.

2016 40

employee might give me drugs for Christmas, coworker’s husband punched me, and more

Ask A Manager

I’m a government contractor. Via Company 2, January 2020 – present. It’s three answers to three questions. Here we go…. My employee might give me drugs for Christmas. I’m a manager of a the warehouse team at our company and earlier today a member of the sales team who reports to me and who I have a good rapport with asked me if I smoke pot.

2019 63

update: how do I reconcile my heart and my brain when making big career decisions?

Ask A Manager

Due to the timing of baby’s birth and our life priorities, my husband and I decided to move back to the city (2 states away) where his company is based at the beginning of 2020 and buy a home. As it turns out, because I am highly valued at my workplace and am leaving a large hole in my practice area, my boss suggested I work from home after the move as a contractor for as long as I want – before and after baby is born. It’s “where are you now?”

2019 57

How to Manage In-House & Virtual Teams at Work

Workology

By 2020, freelancers and independent workers will encompass the workforce, with 16 million professionals already working in the space already. This makes management of contractors easier and more efficient. The days of everyone working in the same place at the same time are gone.

2012 130

The Self-Employment Surge and How Professionals Can Best Prepare

Water Cooler Wisdom

One in two American workers are projected to be self-employed by 2020, according to MBO Partners. a provider of back office services for self-employed professionals, to conduct a new study, The Future of Work: Preparing for Independence, which examined the attributes and skills of those who are gainfully self-employed to help aspiring contractors get and stay ahead in this ever-changing work environment.

2014 61

updates: the insulting gift, the employee born on Leap Day, and more

Ask A Manager

If she is still employed here in 2020 she will get a Monday off as the 29th of February is on a Saturday. The train-the-trainer project my low performer wanted ended up stalling out due to issues with our contractor, but I have had some much more blunt conversations with my employee about her performance limitations, particularly around communication. It’s “where are you now?”

2018 87

11 Assets Every Business-Of-One Needs To Survive

Career Realism

Recent studies are predicting one out of every two professionals in the workforce will be independent contractors by 2020. This post is part of the Professional Independence Project series. I had a dream that I wanted to have my own business.

2014 114