No this is not construction! Independent Contracting is the official name for working for yourself. There are many ways of doing so. The first is mystery or secret Shopping. It can also be used to describe Merchandising as well. It is commonly referred as being an "IC". This is a way of companies to hire outside workers to do work for them. It comes in all forms. First and foremost it is used to check up on the quality, integrity, and compliance of the store and it's employees. Secondly it is also used to check up on the compliance of merchandise set up and sometimes employs people to set up merchandise. The other is task work. You get paid for certain tasks or to fill our surveys. You can also get paid to sign up or search certain items.
Places to learn about Independent Contracting
- Mystery Shopping Forum
An awesome place to learn and discuss Independent Contracting.
Where to find IC jobs
- Mystery Shopping, Merchandising, Theatre Checks - CERTIFIED FIELD ASSOCIATES - CERTIFIED MARKETING S
Another great place for Independent Contracting
- Mystery Shopping Company & Customer Service Experience | BestMark
The Nation's Leading Secret / Mystery Shopping Company.
- Corporate Research International - Mystery and Secret Shopping
Great company to start off being an IC.
- Power Tools for Mystery Shoppers
Great place to start off Independent contracting.