Financial Journeys: Becoming a Digital Nomad

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There’s a trend of so-called digital nomads, defined as people who choose to live “a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle” that gives them the freedom to travel while they work remotely. According to research by MBO Partners, the population of digital nomads in the U.S. increased by 49% from 2019 to 2020.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News October 2021

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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. Rights to “Friday the 13th” Hinge on Whether…

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5 Ways to Find Top Independent Talent

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A well-rounded workforce today often includes a population of independent talent. Independent contractors offer numerous benefits such as helping companies minimize employment costs through staffing flexibility. Rather than adding to company payroll by hiring an employee, enterprise managers can engage an independent contractor who can bring a specific set of skills to a project. However,…

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Do I Need a Mentor as a Consultant?

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Many professionals today have turned to mentoring relationships for guidance and support. In the past, apprenticeships were once the norm in the business and professional world but they are now a practice relegated to specific industries. Internships, which have largely taken their place, are designed for the purpose of exposing an aspiring professional to their…

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How to Manage the Legal Risks of Global Telecommuting Arrangements

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Don’t let digital nomads expose you to liability under a foreign country’s law. Chances are that some employees who are now telecommuting are doing so from outside Canada. They could be part of a breed of what are called “digital nomads” who benefit from the freedom technology gives them to move from place to place.

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Will On-Demand Talent Be The Next Work Revolution? 3 Tips For Building A Freelance Talent Strategy

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The remote work revolution is already over—hybrid has won—but another major shift could be coming. Data from MBO Partners says that nontraditional employment reached 51 million this year, a 34% increase from 2020.  The number of platforms for highly skilled freelancers increased over 300% since 2009, giving rise to new theories on how organizations of the future will…

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Hot Desking and Hoteling Software is in Demand

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According to Forrester Research Inc., hot desking is the practice of eliminating fixed desks for employees in favor of a first-come, first-served system once a desk is booked online. Kelly Beckner, vice president of corporate human resources at software company MBO Partners, said her company began using Envoy’s desk reservation and room booking tool in…

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