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TMWstudio offers a series of informative essays on small business communications, written by TMWstaff.
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It's NOT Hard to KEEP Good Help

WORKING WITH INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

As a micro-business owner with a growing venture, you have probably considered, or are already using, outside help to deliver products or services to your clients. There are definitely advantages to this. But you need to be cautious in how you define and manage these relationships. If you don’t, you may find yourself saddled with issues you had budgeted neither time nor money for.

What is an Independent Contractor?

Independent Contractors (ICs) differ from Employees in that they are

 

FOR MORE DETAILS ON THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND EMPLOYEES, CHECK OUT ...

Canada Revenue Agency “Employee or Self-Employed?”

“Staffing – Employees vs. Independent Contractors”

What are the Advantages of Utilizing Independent Contractors?

What are Some of the Typical Mistakes Micro-Business Owners Make when Utilizing ICs?

What are Some Helpful Tips for Working Productively and Profitably with ICs?

1. IDENTIFY YOUR ACTUAL NEEDS

The more you know about your true self, and how others perceive you, the more productively you’ll be able to work with your ICs.

SUGGESTED READING
"Strengths Based Leadership" by Tom Rath + Barry Conchie (about C$20 – includes self-assessment tool)


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