3 Ways Self Employed Track Time and Billable Hours

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When you run your own business, time tracking and billing are essential parts of your job. Whether you charge clients by the hour or by the project, knowing how and where you spend your time will keep your business both productive and profitable. How you manage your billable and non-billable hours as an independent determines…

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4 Tips to Get Buy-In for Your Contingent Labor Program

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Forward-thinking companies understand that using independent talent as part of their workforce is a strategy that can increase organizational agility and give them access to in-demand skills. Independent professionals provide a flexible way to secure high-level expertise on an as-needed basis. In order to easily and compliantly find, engage, and manage independent talent, it’s important…

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How to Increase the Visibility of Your Business

How to Increase the Visibility of Your Business

You may have written a great business plan, but it can be hard to make headway with if people don’t know who you are or what services you offer. For some, self-promotion may seem like a daunting task, but think of it as enabling your business to take that next important step. The good news…

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The Weekly Independent: August 16, 2021

The Weekly Independent

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. CPA Practice…

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6 Benefits of Workforce Optimization for Companies

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Workforce optimization allows companies to get the talent access, agility and cost efficiency needed to succeed in the future of work. Finding the talent you need to effectively run your business is no easy feat. The modern workforce environment is increasingly trending towards remote and independent labor. Businesses that embrace this change by aligning their…

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The Digital Nomad Client

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Do your clients want help setting up their new business as a “digital nomad”? Digital nomads are people who use tech to work remotely from anywhere they hang their hats, whether it be a beach, a foreign country, or a recreational vehicle. To help your clients navigate the world of becoming a digital nomad, here’s what…

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How Does Direct Sourcing Work?

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Work today is an evolving landscape that is moving away from the conventional 9-to-5 employee model and towards more agile, project-based talent strategy. The independent workforce is an increasingly important part of this new normal. 38.2 million Americans currently work as independent professionals, and there is a growing support infrastructure of products, services that support…

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7 Business Strategy Frameworks for Consulting and Small Business

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What is a business strategy framework? Business strategy frameworks are useful tools that help you analyze the issue, structure your thinking and communicate recommendations. Business frameworks can help you articulate goals with strong business writing and develop a blueprint for success. You can take a broader conceptual framework and scale it to fit your needs.…

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5 Tips for Closing the Deal and Getting the Job

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Attracting prospective clients is an essential part of your job when you run your own business. Bu marketing your services and growing your network are just the first steps. On the path from initial discussions to signing a contract, how you handle the process of closing a sale is critical to gaining new clients. Below,…

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