What Is Direct Sourcing: How to Start Recruiting Top Talent

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MIN 4 READ What is Direct Sourcing? Direct sourcing is a strategy enterprises can use to find and engage independent contractors that involves identifying candidates for an open project or role using their own internal resources rather than a third party to find talent on their behalf. How Does Direct Sourcing Work? There are three ways for companies…

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Activision Awaits Crucial Ruling on Scope of Sex Harassment Suit

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MIN < 1 MIN READ MBO’s research is being used as a reference for journalists and the public as a judge is set to decide whether a lawsuit against Activision Blizzard Inc. over alleged sexual harassment and discrimination can include temporary workers who were not hired directly by the game maker, a ruling that will determine the scope of the suit and…

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How to Increase Organic Traffic to a Small Business Website

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MIN 5 READ A professional website is a great lead generation tool for independent business owners. New leads can come to your website in three ways: Referrals from other websites Direct clicks from social postings or emails Organic traffic, which comes from people clicking on a link in Google’s search results To increase your organic traffic and show…

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David Weil vs. Small Business: Democrats try to jam through a nominee who ignored the law in the Obama Administration.

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MIN < 1 MIN READ Our State of Independence Research is being used to inform and influence political decisions today.  The Wall Street Journal cites our study by saying, “Consultant MBO Partners recently reported that the independent workforce increased 34% in 2021, and that 87% of these workers say they are happier working independently.” Find out how this applies to…

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10 Ways Your Digital Transformation Strategy Can Impact Your Independent Workforce

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MIN 5 READ We are experiencing a dramatic change in the way we work. As more organizations shift to remote and flexible work options, full-time workers are rethinking their roles. The number of digital nomads is growing too. Digital nomads are people who embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle. This allows them to travel and work remotely—anywhere in the…

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5 Ways Client Testimonials Help Market Your Business

5 Ways Client Testimonials Help Market Your Business

MIN 4 READ Client referrals and recommendations are a great marketing tool for small business owners. Testimonials lend credibility to your company and are especially helpful for prospective clients who may be considering working with you. Testimonials often are the main driver of purchasing decisions. Like it or not, what other people say about your work is an…

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Starting a Consulting Business: 5 Common Mistakes

Starting a Consulting Business 5 Common Mistakes

MIN 4 READ Starting a consulting business and going independent is an exciting transition. It’s a chance to be your own boss, pursue projects you’re passionate about, and control when and where you work. At the same time, there’s bound to be mistakes involved when you begin a new business venture. By proactively learning about common mistakes and…

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How to Create a Professional Profile for a Job Marketplace

How to Create a Professional Profile for a Job Marketplace

MIN 6 READ When you run a small business, it’s important to maintain a pipeline of project opportunities. And growing your business with these new projects requires networking, marketing, and salesmanship. That sounds like a lot of work, but here’s some good news. The hustle is digital, which makes your job easier. Online marketplaces for independent professionals offer…

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