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You need the help and want to grow, but changes to minimum wage and salary laws make hiring employees really unattractive, don't they? But independent contractors and interns come with their own minefields. How can you build and grow without hurting your wallet or breaking your bottom line?
On this episode, employment attorney Howard Matalon, Esq. shares how to walk that fine line so you can expand your business without expanding your liabilities.
How to Blow Up Your Business with Independent Contractors and Interns…
Hire for non-core business reasons. An independent contractor is not an employee. They are skilled specialists hired for specific tasks outside of your core business--even with long-term assignments. They must be able to start and complete their work with little to no direction from you or other managers.
Screen for independence. Look for contractors who have their own business entity, advertise under their own brand, and work for multiple