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

Ms. Career Girl

Make sure that you understand the details of your state’s employment law, including the minimum wage that you need to pay, how to avoid any potential discrimination in the workplace, and how to keep your employees’ schedules legal.

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I left an extremely dysfunctional workplace in December of 2019 and started freelancing. Unfortunately, I never got up to a full-time freelancing load, so I decided to job search in February. Since then I’ve been living on savings and as much freelance work as I could find, and applying to as many jobs as possible. For the last few years, I have worked as a contractor for a company.

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10 Surprising Statistics About the Contingent Worker and Your Contract Workforce


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. The independent workforce is called a lot of different things: freelancer, contract worker, project based workforce, 1099 employee, contingent worker, on-demand workforce and even the extended workforce. There are currently an estimated 53 million Americans freelancing.