The one (1) page independent contractor agreement can be used for any work arrangement in which a company is hiring an independent contractor for a limited period or for a flat rate. In most cases, independent contractors are employed to complete an individual project within their specialty. This contract can be for manual labor jobs such as construction, renovation, and landscaping, as well as for writing, consulting, and technical work. The agreement covers the basic terms of the contract duration, the scope of work, and compensation. Section VI of the document contains a confidentiality clause that prohibits the contractor from divulging or using company secrets. If the contractor violates this clause, they may be liable to damages and forced to compensate the company for any losses.