Freelancing 101: The A-Z of Hiring

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Freelancing 101: The A-Z of Hiring

Freelancing 101: Hiring Employees & Other Independent Contractors

By Freelancers Hub

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Date and time

Monday, June 26 · 3 - 4:30pm PDT



About this event

  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Mobile eTicket

Hiring can be a great way to grow your business. The right team can help you move through work faster, take on more clients, and build out new business lines. However, hiring in the U.S. can be tricky and it’s important to understand when to hire, how to hire, and how to manage employees and independent contractors. Join us for a discussion on the key legal and business considerations when hiring workers for your business.

Key learning outcomes:

  • Learn about worker classification in the U.S. and how to determine if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.
  • Learn about common practices for hiring, managing, and terminating employees and independent contractors.
  • Learn about how to handle various legal and business issues that come up when working with employees and independent contractors.

About the instructors:

Dave Ugelow is a co-founder of Path and a New York-based attorney who has been practicing transactional and corporate law for over 10 years. Most recently, Dave was head of the Legal Team for a digital media company in NY called Group Nine Media where he oversaw the tools and processes to manage to the company’s freelancer workforce, among other responsibilities. Dave has advised many entrepreneurs and businesses at all different stages of growth. He also teaches a course at Brooklyn Law School on supporting growth stage companies and he is on the board of a nonprofit technology startup where he handles all legal matters for the business.

Todd Rabideau is a co-founder of Path and a senior financial analyst who has worked on Wall Street for over a decade. His specialty is leveraged finance, with a focus on the debt side, which includes everything from leveraged loans and high yield bonds to transaction structuring, CLOs, and bankruptcy and restructurings. Todd has also worked with many small business owners and entrepreneurs to consult on various financial, accounting, and tax topics. He has built financial forecasting models for businesses, helped entrepreneurs build out their accounting practices, and, more recently, has been working in the crypto space, helping a DAO (decentralized autonomous organization) with their financials.

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