Hiring reliable freelancers, also known as 1099 employees and independent contractors (ICs), is quickly becoming the new normal for many companies in a variety of industries. In fact, you've probably hired a freelancer or two in the past yourself — or at least considered it.
But in order to build a solid foundation with members of this growing workforce and utilize them to their full potential, your company must learn to onboard them properly.
This quick guide is designed to be a comprehensive overview of how 1099 employees differ from full-time employees and how to conduct the onboarding process effectively. Let's get started.