New graduates can be a boon for a practice, bringing in new energy and a keen drive to learn. However, it can also be incredibly overwhelming as they begin a new professional career and settle into their first job. To get the best result, it’s important that employers facilitate their entry into the workplace as smoothly as possible. 

First things first; employee or contractor? 

A question that pops up is whether it’s best to engage a new graduate podiatrist as an employee, or as an independent contractor.  

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