As the gig economy grows, there are calls for changing what many see as an antiquated benefits system that is tied to full-time employment.
When it comes to the "1099 vs. W2" debate, it can be tough for both workers and companies to choose which route to take.
Compensation is more than just salary and bonuses. There are a number of benefits and perks that make some companies more enticing than others.
Yes, many businesses have suffered economically, regardless of industry or size. But a select few have fared well.
For some, it's a sigh of relief to be able to work in their pajamas. For others, it’s a painful adjustment to working outside of a structured environment.
For many professionals, work and life no longer fit into structured time segments. And usually, it’s work seeping into our personal lives.
More than 500,000 businesses are started each month. Roughly half will last five years or more, according to the Small Business Administration.
According to a marketplace survey on burnout by Deloitte, 77% of professionals surveyed have experienced burnout in their current job.
Coworking spaces are still proving to be a viable alternative to working from home or a coffee shop for many of the newly self-employed.
Disability insurance could very well be the most important component of the benefits package you build for yourself as a self-employed individual.
Automating humdrum tasks like payroll, tax filing, and invoicing frees up time and lets you focus your unique talents on helping your business succeed.
There are infinite resources on how to get a job. But there isn’t nearly as much advice on how to leave a job, whether voluntary or involuntary.
People who opt to work remotely oftentimes find they enjoy a better work-life balance as well as increased productivity levels.
The initiative aims to classify the gig workers as independent contractors in California, as they are in the rest of the country.
Maintaining a high functioning work-life balance can be challenging, especially if you have no choice but to work from home given the current situation.
What makes digital nomads different from their predecessors is technology has made it easier to earn a living without a permanent home or office.
The spread of the novel coronavirus has prompted calls for more laws to require employers to pay workers for time off during an illness.
At every company, employees and prospective new hires deserve an equal opportunity to work and grow their careers.
Ancillary benefits are available to businesses of all sizes and budgets and have wide-ranging value for both employers and employees.
Though worksite benefits are voluntary, it may be in your best interest to consider accepting some of these perks. If you don’t, it’s like turning down money.
Millennials want an employer that offers them more than just a paycheck; they want an employer that will provide them with a feeling of well-being.
If your job is eliminated or you’re laid off through no fault of your own, you are likely eligible for unemployment benefits.
Today’s workforce reflects the evolution of a service-oriented economy: six of the 10 largest U.S. employers are retailers or fast-food chains.
By definition, the gig economy is a free market system that allows organizations to contract temporary tasks to independent workers.
With the pandemic raging on and open enrollment around the corner, it's time to look ahead to employer-sponsored benefits for 2021.