Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Here’s how to figure out when hiring a freelancer makes sense for your business. Follow these 6 tips to prevent scope…

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Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Self-employment begins with having the right mindset. Nathan Gibson, MBO’s new Senior Director of Risk Management, explains what this means. Make…

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The buying process has changed completely in the last couple of years, thanks to mobile and Google. There is no funnel; that’s our sales process. What you need to map is your future client’s buying process, including how they want to buy from you and how to make it easy for them to hire you. Kristin…

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“The biggest mistake that you can ever make is to ever think that you work for anyone but yourself. From the time you take your first job until the time you retire you are always self-employed.”– Brian Tracy, Business and Professional Development Coach The quote above can be a game-changer for many people considering self-employment. Realizing…

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Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. Higher paid workers are driving the rise of self-employment in the UK, a new study from Resolution foundation finds. A UK…

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A piece from Bloomberg BNA reports on the recent ‘Advancing the Social Contract for Gig Economy Workers’ conference. CEO Gene Zaino is cited discussing the importance of portable benefits, new survey data, and segmented independent contractor workforce solutions.

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