Employment

How Employers and Independent Contractors Remain Independent under CA AB5

California sought to make it more difficult for businesses to hire independent contractors with the passage of California Assembly Bill 5 (or AB5 ). But the gig economy shows no sign of slowing down. A new study from Mastercard predicts double-digit annual growth for the industry over the next five years. It projects gig economy …

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12 Small Business Positions That Should Be Full Time

As a small business owner, you might think hiring freelancers and part-time employees is the best approach. It helps manage your staffing budget while helping the company grow. This can work for certain positions. But other key functions may require a full-time employee. They can get you to the level of growth you’re looking for. …

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What is Ghosting and How Can Small Tech Companies Avoid It?

With the economy booming and unemployment falling companies are now having to deal with shortages in quality employees. This has spurned a phenomenon called “ghosting” in the workplace. What is Ghosting? Broadly speaking ghosting is defined as the abrupt ending of a relationship by ceasing all communications without explanation. The moniker gets its roots from …

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75% of Your Employees May Not Plan to Stay for More Than 5 Years

A survey by iHire revealed the latest 2019 employee retention statistics. This includes the fact that 75% of employees in the U.S. do not stay at their jobs for more than five years. The finding indicates job-hopping is becoming far more common. It was once a liability.  But not in today’s candidate-driven labor market. 2019 …

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