3 Workforce Planning Strategies to Scale Hiring

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Developing a workforce planning model is an important part of building a high-functioning blended workforce. In today’s fast-moving, technology-driven world, a strategic workforce composed of both contingent and full-time talent is key to remaining both competitive and productive. This type of flexible workforce lets you respond quickly to project demands, meet budget constraints, and stay…

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6 Tips to Successfully Manage a Consulting Business

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When you start a new business you have to take on many new responsibilities, including administrative duties. As an independent consultant, you’ve chosen a field or industry where you have experience and expertise. While much of your time and energy will be spent working on projects for your clients, there is also  a fair amount…

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5 Ways to Prepare for Self Employment

5 Ways to Prepare for Self Employment

Deciding to go out on your own and start a business is both an exciting and scary time. Going independent is a big shift from a career, financial, and mental perspective. As your own boss, you get to decide when, where, and how you work. You have the chance to build a career out of…

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6 Benefits of Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

Direct sourcing is a viable way for companies to find qualified talent and cut costs. With unprecedented access to a pool of more than 51 million independent professionals, 61% of organizations say they expect to hire more contracting freelance or consulting workers in the next three years. However, despite these positive trends in both supply…

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How to Make Work Life Balance a Corporate Objective

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As more people than ever before work remotely, work-life balance is an important corporate objective to consider. Working from home can be challenging. It can be hard to stop working at normal hours, there are distractions everywhere, and it can get lonely. Whether you are managing independent contractors who work remotely, or a group of…

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