Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: February, 2020

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As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. Preliminary Injunction Issued to Block Enforcement of…

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North American Staffing 100

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MBO Partners’ Founder and Executive Chairman, Gene Zaino, is featured on Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of 100 most influential people in the US staffing industry.

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5 Marketing Strategies to Grow Your Small Business

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Operating as an independent professional means you are in the business of marketing yourself. As a business of one, you’ll face a lot of competition, and time and resources aren’t always on your side. The good news is, marketing a small business simply requires a bit of dedication and creative effort. Remember, you’re marketing your…

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The Weekly Independent: February 24, 2020

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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. • JD…

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Types of Benefits for Self Employed Professionals

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One of the big differences between being an employee and an independent contractor is managing your own benefits. As an independent, there’s no employer to provide you with benefit options like health insurance, retirement or vacation time. Your financial future is up to you. While it can initially be a daunting task to figure out…

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How to Land Your Next Consulting Contract

5 Strategies for Managing a Small Business

If you’ve taken the leap and launched your independent career, congratulations! You’re on your way to big things, and millions of independent contractors, consultants, and freelancers are right there with you. But when your first contract or project starts winding down, reality sets in. You knew this contract wouldn’t last forever, but what seemed to be…

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Back Office Management Tips for Self Employed

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On your journey to becoming an independent contractor, you’ll quickly learn that there’s a lot of planning involved. Initially, this planning will focus on choosing the services you will offer, finding and securing clients, and deciding where you will conduct your business. While these are all vital steps, they tend to fit into the category…

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5 Easy Ways to Scale and Grow Your Consulting Business

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When building a consulting business, it is important to find ways to scale in order to grow efficiently. Growing isn’t limited to simply scaling the size of your company. You can also grow in: profits, revenue, market share, brand position, influence, or geography. Once you’ve made the decision to grow, it’s time to decide how…

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Tools to Build a Successful Relationship with Clients

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Strong client relationships are the foundation of every successful small business. When you have a good connection with your clients, there is more opportunity for future work as well as valuable recommendations. While it is important to seek out clients who value and respect your work, the client-contractor relationship is a two-way street. Showing a…

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