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How to Tell the Difference: Independent Contractor or Employee

Understanding the difference is important for both employees and employers. It is more important than ever to understand the difference between 1099 Independent Contractors and W-2 employment who work on a contract basis. All too often, we hear both types of worker referred to simply as “contractors.” However, there are key differences. Independent Contractors are …

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6 Important Stats to Know to Hire Better Contract Employees

Hiring contract employees has become one of the most popular ways to acquire new talent. 20-30% of the current US and EU workforce is made up of independent contract employees. This number is expected to increase in the coming years as, according to McKinsey Global Institute, 42% of executives plan to increase hiring of contractors. …

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Staffing Vocabulary: Contract, Direct, Contract-to-Direct

Working with a recruiting agency, such as Visium Resources, is a great way to make yourself available to many different types of jobs. It can get confusing, however. when your recruiter calls you with a “direct-to hire” or “contract-to-direct” position. With a few different employment types being offered to you, you might wonder what they …

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