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Employee vs Freelancer - The Big Debate

November 10, 2020
The Savvy Scribe
Employee vs Freelancer - The Big Debate
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The Savvy Scribe
Employee vs Freelancer - The Big Debate
Nov 10, 2020

With nurses being furloughed during this pandemic, it made me really stop and think about this topic and why Freelancing is better than being an Employee.

1. Growth in income
Freelance - You can grow as big as you want with clients.

Employee - You are stuck in the hospital environment, making the same wage, working the same amount of hours.

2. Growth in Skill
Freelance - You can expand your skillset
Employee - You get stuck at the bedside unless you want to be a manager or practitioner, but even then, there is a cap.

3. Taxes
Freelance - Business expenses for taxes
Employee - Your hospital is taxing you ever paycheck - that's why you almost vomit when you see the gross and then your actual paycheck



Is being an employee better?

1. Security - is it though? Furloughing proved that wrong. Pensions aren't given, no matching with retirement
2. Don't have to find clients - Sure, it's easy right? You go to work, do a job, and come home.

Mentioned on the show
Insiders Group
Implementation Co-op
Walmart Grocery App
Gina Horkey's episode
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If you’re ready to start exploring if freelance writing is your next PRN job, or even full time, I invite you to download: 

Ready to take the 7 Day Nurse to Writer Challenge? Join us!

Also, check out The Savvy Scribe Collective on Facebook and the Savvy Scribe Growth Lab for Courses to help you get started today!

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Show Notes

With nurses being furloughed during this pandemic, it made me really stop and think about this topic and why Freelancing is better than being an Employee.

1. Growth in income
Freelance - You can grow as big as you want with clients.

Employee - You are stuck in the hospital environment, making the same wage, working the same amount of hours.

2. Growth in Skill
Freelance - You can expand your skillset
Employee - You get stuck at the bedside unless you want to be a manager or practitioner, but even then, there is a cap.

3. Taxes
Freelance - Business expenses for taxes
Employee - Your hospital is taxing you ever paycheck - that's why you almost vomit when you see the gross and then your actual paycheck



Is being an employee better?

1. Security - is it though? Furloughing proved that wrong. Pensions aren't given, no matching with retirement
2. Don't have to find clients - Sure, it's easy right? You go to work, do a job, and come home.

Mentioned on the show
Insiders Group
Implementation Co-op
Walmart Grocery App
Gina Horkey's episode
Like what you heard? Subscribe to the Savvy Scribe Podcast on your favorite podcast app, Apple, GooglePlay, Spotify, or simply the website.

If you’re ready to start exploring if freelance writing is your next PRN job, or even full time, I invite you to download: 

Ready to take the 7 Day Nurse to Writer Challenge? Join us!

Also, check out The Savvy Scribe Collective on Facebook and the Savvy Scribe Growth Lab for Courses to help you get started today!

Support the show (http://www.thesavvyscribepodcast.com)