The employment status of civilian, noninstitutionalized individuals in the population is indicated by whether they are in the labor force or not. If they are employed either full time or part time or unemployed but looking for work they are in the labor force; otherwise, they are not.
The individual's employment position. That can be either employed, self-employed or unemployed; full time or part time.
The basis of an individual's employment: e.g. self-employed, employed or not in employment.