Employee or independent contractor: How to find out?

What are the differences between employee and independent contractor?

At several points it becomes essential for businesses to differentiate between an employee and an independent contractor. There are several points of distinction between the two. Of all the factors that affect one’s status as an employee or a contractor, it is the degree of control the person holds on his job  which is most important. There are several other factors too like the duration of employment, payment, resources used for the job etc. which are used to decide one from the other.

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A Summary

A summary of Mark Twain’s ‘Adventures of Tom Sawyer’ The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain is the story of a young imaginative and adventurous boy as the name of the novel suggests. Based mainly on the excitements of boyhood, the novel  deals with Tom and his friends’ adventures and misadventures. Tom, the protagonist lives … Read moreThe Adventures of Tom Sawyer: A Summary

The Yellow Wallpaper: Summary and Analysis

The Yellow Wallpaper: Painful Reflections of a Captive, Depressed Woman The Yellow Wallpaper may seem somewhat clumsy at the first reading but hits hard at social conventions. The richness of the narrative lies in the depth at which it touches the issue of oppression of the females. Through the trauma of a woman, who notes it … Read moreThe Yellow Wallpaper: Summary and Analysis

Big Two Hearted River: Nick’s Rejuvenation

Big Two Hearted River by Earnest Hemmingway: Nick’s Rejuvenation War is a terrible thing and leaves behind horrible marks. Nick returns from World War 1 to find Seney, Michigan ravaged by it. Without clearly referring to his ordeals in the war, Hemmingway presents a scene which indicates that the war has just been over. Nick seems … Read moreBig Two Hearted River: Nick’s Rejuvenation

Heathcliff’s character from Wuthering Heights

The Character of Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights  Wuthering Heights is a notable work by Emily Bronte. Despite being a tragic and dark novel, it is full of engaging characters. The central character in Wuthering Heights is Heathcliff, the orphan whom Catherine’s father brought from Liverpool.   Heathcliff is an innocent kid who has lived a difficult life … Read moreHeathcliff’s character from Wuthering Heights

The Character of Othello in Shakespeare’s drama

A Character Analysis of Othello (Moor of Venice) ‘Othello’, one of the most tragic dramas written by Shakespeare has Othello the Moore as its protagonist. He is a courageous  general with several wins on the battlefield to his credit. He loves Desdemona deeply and holds strong influence in the political circles. However, future has some … Read moreThe Character of Othello in Shakespeare’s drama

Is Iago really a demi-devil?

The Character of Iago in Shakespeare’s Othello   The antagonist in Shakespeare’s Othello is a demi-devil; unequalled in malice, proficient at con and dexterous at manipulation. He is a master of deceit and a servant of the devil. As his name suggests, he has a large ego. Throughout the play, he troubles others using his vicious techniques. … Read moreIs Iago really a demi-devil?

Business Partnership types and their pros and cons.

Partnership in Business and Its Types Partnership: Partnership implies shared ownership where two people or more share the ownership of a single business. The partners don’t just share the profits and losses of the business but contribute to each and every aspect of the business, whether it is the money, resources, labor or even skills. Since … Read moreBusiness Partnership types and their pros and cons.

What is a sole proprietorship? What are its advantages and disadvantages?

 What is a sole proprietorship? What are its advantages and disadvantages? Sole proprietorship is the most common form of business. It is also the simplest structure and the one that is the easiest to start, usually requiring no or scarce formal action. The most important feature of a sole proprietorship is that there is no distinction … Read moreWhat is a sole proprietorship? What are its advantages and disadvantages?