How to hire in Zenefits

You can use the instructions in this guide to learn how to hire different types of workers in Zenefits.


How do I hire an unpaid CEO or owner in Zenefits?

This page explains how to add an unpaid CEO or owner in Zenefits by "hiring" them. Begin the hiring flow as normal From your admin dashboard, click the Add a Team Member b... Learn more

How do I hire a paid or unpaid intern in Zenefits?

Here is how to hire a paid or unpaid intern in Zenefits. Begin the hiring flow Internal Support Notes Zenefits does not support hiring interns paid by stipend. These int... Learn more

How do I hire a temporary worker in Zenefits?

This page explains how to hire a temporary worker in Zenefits. Begin the hiring flow as normal. From your admin dashboard, click the Hire button in the Directory app. Or c... Learn more

How do I onboard an employee under the age of 18?

Before you hire an employee who is under the age of 18, you should look into any state or local laws regarding the hiring of minors. Information on Federal Laws relating to the ... Learn more

What's the difference between exempt and non-exempt employees?

The primary difference between exempt and non-exempt employees is their eligibility for overtime. Under federal law, exempt /non-exempt status is determined by the Fair Labor St... Learn more

Can I hire and pay international workers?

Currently, Zenefits support the ability to hire international workers, but does not support the ability to pay them. This page explains how to hire an international worker. Plea... Learn more

Key Terms for Contingent Workers

Here is a glossary of key terms related to contingent workers. Automated Clearing House (ACH): An electronic network for financial transactions in the United States (parties i... Learn more

How to hire an independent contractor

Hiring a ContractorFrom your admin account in Zenefits, click into the HiringĀ app and click Add Team Member.After entering in the new hire contact info, you'll choose Employment... Learn more

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