Hiring Full-Time vs. Part-Time Employees

By Patrick Proctor

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Many employers use both part-time and full-time employees as their business needs demand. While there are pros and cons to each employment option, the final decision comes down to your specific company needs. The use of part-time employees tends to increase as the economy becomes more uncertain, according to the Center for Law and Social Policy. In 2020, for example, as the COVID-19 crisis has forced businesses to adapt to changes, there has been an increase in part-time hires. The Center for Law and Social Policy says hiring patterns like this can result in underemployment.

 

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