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.
Employee vs. Freelance – Compared
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.
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.
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