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Contractor vs. employee: What’s the right mix for your workforce?

You’ve heard, no doubt, that we are living in a “gig economy.” Increasingly, employers are weighing whether to hire a contractor vs. employee – and deciding on independent contractors (ICs) more often than ever. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2017 that fully 40 percent of the private sector labor force were “contingent” rather … Read More

9 Zoom etiquette tips to help put your best foot forward professionally

By now we’ve all experienced the good, the bad, and the ugly of virtual meetings. Zoom has reported 300 million daily participants using their video-conferencing platform during the second quarter of 2020, according to Betsy Morris in this article for The Wall Street Journal. As using digital tools – Zoom, Facetime, Skype, GoToMeeting, and other … Read More

Will that new job mean taking a pay cut? To accept it or not…

If you’re looking for a new job and you get an offer that pays less than you’re used to earning, should you accept it? As with so much in life, the answer is not a straight yes or no. You’ll need to weigh your own immediate needs, your long-range career goals, and the current employment … Read More