You finally got to starting your small business, that is amazing! You are now realizing, however, that some jobs are a bit too much to handle. You are faced with a question: “do I have to hire people?” Then you ask yourself another question “Do we need employees or contractors?” This article will help you answer that.
The Difference Between Contractors and Employees
The reason you hire someone, contractor or employee, is for them to do something for you. So what are the differences between the two? Well, for one many see hiring employees as a more significant stressor than getting contractors. That may be the case, but if the government finds out you treat your contractor like an employee, you are in for a world of trouble.
Below is a list to help you get an idea of what a contractor is
Conversely; here is a list to help define an employee
What You and Your Business Needs
Now that we cleared up the difference between the two we are closer to answering the main questions. However, It depends on you. You know for yourself how you want your business to be handled, after all. If you want more freedom and less hassle, then get contractors.
If you are running a small business, a contractor is a good idea as you don’t need much communication with them. You tell them a job needs to be done and they do it- end of story. For employees you get to train them, teach them how things are done in your business.
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