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Independent Contractor or Employee? The Basics

Sklover Working Wisdom

Unlike the law firm’s other attorneys, Ira received no benefits, no paid vacations, no paid holidays, no sick days and no 401k. It wasn’t a “real law job,” but it was enough to keep Ira afloat. Ira didn’t see any difference between what he did and what the law firm’s associate attorneys did, and wondered why he was considered an “independent contractor,” and they were considered “employees,” and why he was not entitled to all of the benefits they were.

Why You Should Consider Outsourcing Within Your Business

Ms. Career Girl

Taxes, benefits, workman’s compensation insurance, and perks like gym memberships or other items all factor in to the actual cost of hiring employees. If they also work on site instead of remotely, you must add the cost of a desk, chair, the real estate to house them, and any onsite perks you offer, like daycare or kitchen facilities for lunches and breaks. Insulate contractors from direct client communication unless absolutely essential.

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Essential Tips for Buying a Home in Your 20s

Ms. Career Girl

While purchasing a home has an ample array of benefits, it's a massive investment that will significantly impact anyone – especially someone in their 20s. Also, with the unpredictability of real estate, you may have to wait even longer. This includes property taxes, insurance, repair and maintenance costs, potential municipal fees and others. The post Essential Tips for Buying a Home in Your 20s appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Unemployment Extension Update

Corn on the Job

Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Unemployment Extension Update by Rich DeMatteo on October 29, 2009 Legislation Update On October 27th Senate agreed on an 87-13 procedural vote to extend unemployment insurance. A final vote will take place sometime this week, but all signs point to unemployment insurance being extended further. Don’t frown too hard, your benefits will begin immediately moving forward.

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Five Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

In your matter that means that you could negotiate for (a) the pay you lost before being reinstated, (b) the benefits you lost before you were reinstated, (c) expenses you incurred in seeking new employment, and (d) expenses you incurred connected with filing the complaint (including legal fees and filing fees, if any.). Question 4 - Job Offer Withdrawn: I was offered a job for six months as an independent contractor, but that offer was rescinded for no reason.

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Prove Your Performance in 2010 |

Resume to Referral

First, during the real estate and technology booms, wages were bid up in a free-for-all which left small businesses struggling to compete. At the same time, health insurance costs were rocketing upwards. Struggling to compete against VC backed dot-coms, Fortune 500s, banks and the real estate industry, entrepreneurs hired candidates who oversold themselves and then failed to deliver the goods. You might think unemployment benefits come from the government.

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