A growing number of workers prefer to be contingent to have greater control over their career. According to a survey of temporary employees in the U.K. by staffing firm Randstad, 63 percent chose not to pursue permanent options. Read more here.
Know the rules to avoid workers’ compensation risks when using contingent workers. "In the vast majority of cases, an employer will be held responsible for workers’ compensation benefits payable to uninsured ‘contractors,’" writes David Motosky in BusinessWest. Read more here.