Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Permanent Temporary

One of the good things that has come out of the recession is the increase is the number of "permanent temporary" workers. Some 20% of the workforce now is in this category. These workers have all the responsibilities of a full-time, permanent employee, but are actually only contract workers in their official capacity with a company. This is great for the company since they don't have to pay employment tax, pay into pensions, contribute to retirement funds, provide healthcare, or provide basically any job perks.

This is the only way I hire. Contract workers don't have the same rights as regular employees. You can pay them on an irregular schedule and start playing with their billable hours when it does come time to pay. And the decreased paperwork from not having to deal with any of the tax crap is great. They have to take care of all that nonsense. The only thing that could possibly be better is free interns working for you.

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