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This one-hour MBO Partners webinar features nationally recognized branding expert Amanda Miller Littlejohn, an award-winning PR practitioner, personal branding coach, and founder of Package Your Genius Academy—a leadership program where women gain the skills they need to make themselves and their work visible in the digital age. Littlejohn discussed the five elements of personal brand positioning. Independents will…

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Technological innovation has helped to lead this charge: the evolution of “Anytime, Anywhere” technology has opened the door for many independent professionals to be top tier collaborators and coordinators without the need for a single in-person interaction. While nothing compares to the value of “pressing the flesh,” the best consultants create the next best experience…

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Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. MBO Partners…

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Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Independents make…

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In 2015, 2.9 million full-time independent contractors were making more than $100,000. That is more than 16 percent of the 17.8 million full-time independent contractors in the U.S. in 2015, according to research from Herndon, Va.-based MBO Partners. That means almost one in five full-time freelancers were turning six-figure salaries last year. The research was…

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Being a successful independent contractor or a client of choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. MBO Partners…

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MBO Partners, a management services company, is out with a report today calling for the federal government to create a formal certification process for independent workers who would be known as the “Certified Self-Employed.” This new class of worker “would spur a new industry to service independents, providing them with elements of traditional employment,” like…

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