Archive for September 2018

The Weekly Independent: September 10, 2018

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. Forbes reports on MBO Partners’ latest State of Independence Research Brief about digital nomads. Most HR leaders are hiring more gig…

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5 Ways to Communicate Effectively with Large Clients

Working with a large, enterprise client provides the potential for higher-value contracts, name recognition, and steady work. Once you land that coveted contract, client relationship management will become a part of your daily work and you’ll quickly learn that consistent, thorough, and open communication is the key to project success. By prioritizing communication, you can discuss and…

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6 Personality Traits of Successful Independent Contractors

When pursuing a new career, it can be helpful to see if your personality matches the path you want to go down. For example, networking, running a business, and managing projects are all important aspects of an independent professional’s daily life—and there are certain personality traits that go along with these responsibilities. If you’re considering pursuing…

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