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Small Agency Talk (Video): Employees vs. Contractors

By MBO Partners

Karen Swim of Solo PR Pro and Patrick Rogan of Ignition HR join Chip Griffin to talk about small agency issues and take live questions. They talk about employees vs freelancers/contractors and then address viewer questions.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: February 2021

By MBO Partners

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. 1. Biden Department of Labor Withdraws Trump Administration…

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Womply

Womply PPP Loan Access: Sole Proprietors and Microbusinesses

By MBO Partners

We had a chance to sit down with Toby Scammel, the founder of Womply, a platform for small businesses. He shares the story of how their company saw the small business impact of Covid even before the government, and how they have tried to help. What is Womply? Womply is a small business focused technology…

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Independent Workers Lead Recent Surge in Professional Service Business Applications

Independent Workers Lead Recent Surge in Professional Service Business Applications

By MBO Partners

Applying for a business tax ID is one of the first steps to starting a business. In 2020, tax ID applications for new businesses surged to 4.35 million, a 24 percent increase over 2019. This data comes from the U.S. Census Business Formation Statistics.  The dataset tracks applications to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for…

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5 Project Planning Tips for Independent Contractors

5 Project Planning Tips for Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

Working through the details of your contract with a client is a big task, but as you get ready to actually begin your next project there’s still a lot of planning to do. Even if you don’t create a formal project plan, thinking through project risks, responsibilities, and goals can help you stay organized, determine what tasks…

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Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

By MBO Partners

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

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The Telegraph

How to Become a Techpat – The New Tribe of Digital Nomads Swapping Taxes for Tans

By MBO Partners

From the ashes of office life laid to waste by the pandemic, a new breed of digital nomad worker has arisen. For many years, remote working has largely been the territory of digital nomads, technologically savvy entrepreneurs with a thirst for travel, but the arrival of Covid has given birth to a new way of…

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2021 Predictions

By MBO Partners

MBO Partners’ 10th Annual State of Independence in America report shows COVID-19 has shaken but not destroyed the resilience of independent workers; 48% are doing ok financially while 32% are living comfortably— hiving and nomadism are top strategies to survive and thrive in the new world of work.

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Leading Healthcare Company Implements Workforce Optimization Program (Case Study)

By MBO Partners

CASE STUDY Vertical: Healthcare | Type: Workforce Management Today’s labor force is increasingly composed of independent talent—people who work independently to build businesses, develop their careers, pursue passions, and supplement their incomes. Independent talent give companies the ability to respond quickly to project demands, exert greater control over employment costs, and realize access to in-demand…

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misclassification and compliance news

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: January 2021

By MBO Partners

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. 1. Trump DOL Issues New Rule; Biden White…

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