Building the A-List: What to Think About When Re-Engaging Independent Contractors

read 3 mins Have you ever worker with an independent professional that you wished you could hire on the spot and have around full-time? It’s a blessing and a curse when truly exceptional independent talent comes into your company. Luckily, there are some best practices you can follow to ensure your talent feels appreciated, and your company benefits…

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How to Mitigate Risk through Compliance

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read 4 mins The modern workforce has seen a dramatic shift away from the salaried 9-5 employee, and towards a mosaic of independent contractors engaged by enterprises for specific projects. While the gig economy is in many ways a more efficient and productive model, it’s also a less secure one. That’s not to say that engaging independent contractors…

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Small Business Insurance Coverages, Endorsements, and Exclusions

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read 3 mins If you’re an independent professional, you’ve likely gotten a contract that required business insurance. While the flexibility and autonomy of working independently are a large part of what draws so many people away from the traditional W-2 lifestyle, they also means you have to navigate the complicated world of business insurance on your own. Liability…

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4 Ways to Become a More Agile Enterprise

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read 3 mins What is an Agile Enterprise? An agile enterprise is an organization or business that moves quickly; one that acts and reacts in a rapid manner. In a business climate obsessed with short-term results, it’s no surprise that the word ‘agility’ has become synonymous with enterprise strategy. Now more than ever, enterprises must create ways to become…

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Should Your Independent Contractors Have Cyber Insurance?

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read 4 mins Cyber insurance helps protect your company from costly data breaches not covered by general or professional liability insurance. Learn the benefits of cyber insurance, what it protects, and why you should consider it if your company engages independent contractors.

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Workers Comp for Independent Contractors: Are You Covered?

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read 3 mins A common question on the minds of enterprises, staffing firms, and on-demand platforms is: how do we solve for worker injury and workers’ compensation when engaging independent contractors? It’s a hot-button problem with tangible risk, particularly in light of the many lawsuits continuing to underline the issue. As an enterprise, it’s time to start thinking about the risks…

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