The nature of the workplace in the US is changing. Employees are increasingly willing to work remotely, part time, and with flexibility. In fact, over 15 million people in the U.S. are self-employed.
Companies can employ a variety of employee types. Did you know that a company's workers can fall under seven classifications?
<ol> <li>Full-time employees</li> <li>Part-time employees</li> <li>Temporary workers</li> <li>Independent contractors</li> <li>Statutory employees and non-statutory employees</li> <li>Interns</li> <li>Volunteers</li> </ol> <p id="last">(We've built a comprehensive guide outlining all seven employee types. <a href="http://try.justworks.com/correctly-classify-employees-blog?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=correctly_classify_employees_whitepaper_090115" target="_blank">You can download it for free here</a>.)</p> <p>Correctly classifying these employees is crucial for businesses. Knowing the differences between employees and freelancers is especially important as freelance work becomes more common.</p> <p>So we built this infographic to help you understand the core differences between employees and freelancers.</p> <p> </p> <p><img src="//images.contentful.com/mnc2gcng0j8q/3w3TdZlJtSGEgGGO20Oc2e/ac32c984fa035d778b2cc2dceb51fa20/Just-Works-Hiring-Freelancers-Flowchart_D3a_OCT14-complete.png?&w=750" alt="Correctly classifying employees - questions to ask when identifying employees vs freelancers" title="Correctly classifying employees - questions to ask when identifying employees vs freelancers" width="750" data-constrained="true" style="width: 750px;"> <p></p>Get the Guide
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