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Business

Kurt Menard
Kurt Menard
12,239 Points

Hire an employee or independent contractor

When you are ready to hire people for commission sales, do you hire an employee or an independent contractor? What is safer legally?

Dave StSomeWhere
Dave StSomeWhere
19,870 Points

Are you really asking for legal advice from a bunch of students?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

Dave has an excellent point, this may not be the best venue to seek legal advice. But legal issues aside, I've always thought that contractors were best used for tasks of limited duration.

Something like a sales position that would be an ongoing part of the operation seems like it would be more suited to a permanent employee.