The Weekly Independent: August 28, 2017

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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. Spend Matters explores how changing human capital requirements are affecting the contingent workforce. Three productivity tips to make the most out…

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The Weekly Independent: August 21, 2017

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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. How newly proposed legislation is seeking to clarify the issue of independent contractor classification. Harvard Business Review explores how independent professionals…

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6 Things to Include in a Contractor Invoice

6 Things to Include in a Contractor Invoice

An invoice may be the last thing that comes to mind when you think of powerful communication tools for your small business, but an invoice that is put together well can enhance your professionalism, make a good impression, and lay the groundwork for a continuing business relationship. An invoice is a permanent record of the…

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4 Ways to Make More Money as a Consultant

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As an independent professional, it can be easy to get caught up in the cycle of finding a client, completing a project, getting paid, and then repeating the process. While constantly being on the lookout for new projects and new clients comes with the territory of being an independent, if you find yourself starting from…

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The Weekly Independent: August 14, 2017

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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. Five ways to refresh your independent consulting brand. The number of Americans, including gig workers, who underpay taxes surges 40%. MBO’s…

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Create a Home Office with These 10 Tips

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Successful independent professionals are passionate and dedicated to their work, which often means spending long hours in the office. Luckily, unlike a cubicle, a home office is yours to customize, so those long hours can be spent in a work environment that is tailored to your needs. With a few simple tips, you can create a home…

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