Consulting Rates: How to Determine My Bill Rate

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How do you calculate your consulting rate?  It’s a question most W2 employees ask themselves when they want to become a consultant. How can you maximize today and prepare for a profitable consulting business? 1. Evaluate Your Bill Rate When’s the last time you evaluated your pricing strategy? Have your bill rates remained steady for…

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Top Independent Contractor Compliance Stories from 2022

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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. 2022 was a fascinating year for independent contractor compliance. Here’s a look at some top stories. 1. U.S. Department of Labor…

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How to Make Risky Business Decisions as a Small Business Owner

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In the majority of traditional jobs, managers have the final word when it comes to making important business decisions and there are always coworkers to bounce ideas off of or ask for opinions. Independent professionals, on the other hand, are relatively on their own when it comes to making choices that will affect their business.…

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3 Ways to Build an Agile Workforce with Contingent Talent

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Enterprises across the globe are adapting and revising their strategic mindsets. The COVID-19 pandemic caused many companies to re-think how work gets done, and for many this has involved embracing a flexible workforce composed of a mix of fulltime, W-2 employees, and independent contractors. Independent contractors offer quick access to in-demand skills, giving organizations the…

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How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

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When incorporating independent talent into your workforce, there are many steps involved. Enterprise managers must find the right talent to fit their needs. Those independent contractors must be engaged in a legally compliant manner. It’s important to manage working with independent professionals in a way that helps your business achieve its goals. By understanding this…

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5 Ways to Market Yourself on a Job Search Website

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When you create an online profile as a self-employed professional, it is important to put your best foot forward and show prospective clients who you are and what you have to offer. While it’s important to fill out all of the information that’s typically required like your education and work history, there are a few…

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