Want to Hire an Employer of Record (EOR)? What You Need to Know. 9000 6000 Alicia East

Want to Hire an Employer of Record (EOR)? What You Need to Know.

Compliance is hard, time-consuming, high-stakes work. Many companies are finding that keeping on top of the ins and outs with an in-house team gets harder as laws change (and then change again). Whether you hire a payroll service or build a team to do the job, you want to be sure they’re fully in position to protect…

How Project-Based Work Could Lead to Long-Term Prospects 150 150 Alicia East

How Project-Based Work Could Lead to Long-Term Prospects

If you’re happy with your job and lucky enough to still have it, this is not the post for you. On the other hand, if your position has been a victim to COVID-19 or you just feel like you need a change, read on. Maybe you’ve thought about taking the leap to contract work but…

How to make paying contractors the easiest part of your job 2560 1707 Alicia East

How to make paying contractors the easiest part of your job

Whether it’s a massive event or a one-camera shoot, when PayReel manages your projects, it’s the best for clients and workers alike. We’re devoted to making every single client and worker interaction a good one, which makes working with you mighty attractive for workers. Make your life easy and your workers happy 1. Make events…

Would your company benefit from an Employer of Record? 2560 1710 Alicia East

Would your company benefit from an Employer of Record?

Employer of record (noun): a) a company or organization that is legally responsible for paying employees, including dealing with employee taxes, benefits, insurance, etc. b) your secret weapon for eliminating red tape for hiring and keeping you out of court While you’re not going to find that second definition in the dictionary, it’s one of the top…

How to open business/go back to work safely 400 300 Alicia East

How to open business/go back to work safely

As the country tests the waters on how to open back up in the midst of a pandemic, everyone–from government officials to businesses and workers–is making tough decisions. While it’s hard to say what’s next, one thing seems clear: We are going to be in this thing for a while. As we navigate new waters,…

Audits suck: Are your independent contractors putting you at risk? 150 150 Alicia East

Audits suck: Are your independent contractors putting you at risk?

There’s a battle playing out in court over which workers can be classified as independent contractors versus employees. The legal wars demonstrate one important fact for employers: The IRS takes the practice of hiring independent contractors very seriously. That means you should, too. Independent Contractors (ICs) are self-employed and hired to do a specific job. They…

How to set yourself up as an independent contractor 2560 1707 Alicia East

How to set yourself up as an independent contractor

If you’re ready to take the leap into working for yourself, you can save some hassle down the line by setting your business up the right way from the beginning. First things first: If you’re confused about whether you are/want to be an independent contractor or a gig worker, we define the difference here. If…

3 WAYS YOU CAN (SAFELY) EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF SUMMER MOVIES 2560 1707 Alicia East

3 WAYS YOU CAN (SAFELY) EXPERIENCE THE MAGIC OF SUMMER MOVIES

There is nothing quite like a good summer movie. Taking the kids for an air-conditioned afternoon of superheroes saving the world or sharing popcorn on a first date watching an indie arthouse film can feel magical. Movie theaters provide a great escape and hours of entertainment on long hot summer days and sticky evenings. They…

Gig workers ≠ independent contractors 2560 1707 Alicia East

Gig workers ≠ independent contractors

We thought it was time to define two terms that often get thrown around interchangeably but shouldn’t be: independent contractor and gig worker.  Let’s clear up the confusion!   Gig worker Merriam Webster defines the gig economy as “economic activity that involves the use of temporary or freelance workers to perform jobs typically in the service…

10 ideas to put a social-distancing spin on Memorial Day Weekend 2560 1745 Alicia East

10 ideas to put a social-distancing spin on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekends of old boasted barbecues, parades, and oodles of red, white, and beer (🤔) everything. The holiday recognizes those who have fought in the armed forces while also unofficially kicking off summer. This year is bound to look a little different even as restrictions ease up. Large gatherings, parades, and public fireworks displays are…