Decisions, decisions. You need to hire a new employee and you’ve already started doing some phone screens, but you can’t decide if you want to hire someone direct or have them start as a contractor. This week’s discussion will hopefully give you a few things to consider when making a…Continue
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Last week Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England, commented in a speech that ‘interest rates should remain low to avoid long-term economic stagnation’. Despite this positive outlook a rise in interest rates is imminent according to many sources with a recent report by The Guardian suggesting this rise is now…Continue
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The latest Pulse Survey of Hiring Intentions from the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) shows 61 per cent of responding RCSA members predict an increase in the demand for permanent recruitment services over the next three months. In addition, 50 per cent expect an increase for on-hire workers over the time period.
“The Pulse Survey of Hiring Intentions and the Department of Employments’ Internet Vacancy Index, both…
Added by Elaine McKelvey on June 2, 2014 at 8:24pm — No Comments
Regardless of your position it is very important to fully understnad the difference between various employment statuses.
Employee status is defined by both IRS code and DOL laws.
Non-exempt simply means the employee is not exempt by DOL from the employer paying overtime. They may work for the client company or a third-party provider.
Exempt is a status given to certain employees who meet DOL requirements such as minimum salaries, job titles and certain work requirements…Continue
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1. Better pay.
According to The Wall Street Journal, contractors are usually paid at least 20% to 40% more per hour than employees performing the same work.
2. More tax benefits.
According to NOLO.com:
Being an IC also provides you with many tax benefits that…
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Here’s the scenario:
You’re a Project Manager in the midst of finding a new job. For the past several years, you’ve worked as a contractor at a number of companies. During this time, you’ve had the chance to work on some high-profile projects using the latest emerging technologies. These projects have allowed you to learn new skills and work with teams consisting of…Continue
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