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Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) Course

October 22-23, 2019 London, UK Join MBO at SIA’s 2-day CCWP instructor led certification class designed for all professionals managing corporate contingent staffing. Participants will be led through a series of lectures, training exercises, quizzes and scenarios. Program graduates will be recognized as an elite CW program management professional who understands how to design, implement…

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American Employment Lawyers Council (AELC) 2019 Conference

October 23-26, 2019 Ojai, California Session: The Freelance Contingent Workforce: How to Be Successful with a Blended Workforce Speakers: Gene Zaino, MBO Partners; Zane Brown, Amazon.com, Inc.; and David Fortney, Fortney & Scott LLC Gene Zaino Chief Executive Officer MBO Partners’ CEO and Founder, Gene Zaino, will join executives from Amazon and Fortney & Scott to…

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The Freelance Conference 2019

October 27-29, 2019 Austin, Texas #FREECON19 Panel: How to Build a High-revenue, One-person Business from People Who Have Done It Speakers: Elaine Pofeldt, Journalist & Author;  Ben Hoffman, Founder of cityHUNT; Yasmin Ghahremani, Senior editor, writer, journalist, and communicator Sara Conde Director of Consultant Services MBO Partners’ Director of Consultant Services, Sara Conde, will join…

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Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) Course

November 6-7, 2019 Seattle, WA Join MBO at SIA’s 2-day CCWP instructor led certification class designed for all professionals managing corporate contingent staffing. Participants will be led through a series of lectures, training exercises, quizzes and scenarios. Program graduates will be recognized as an elite CW program management professional who understands how to design, implement…

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How Misclassification Impacts Independent Contractors and How to Avoid It

As the 41-million-strong independent workforce continues to grow, so does the issue of employee misclassification. The IRS estimates that millions of workers have been misclassified, and according to state-level studies, 10-20% of employers misclassify at least one worker as an independent contractor. While some misclassification is unintentional due to lack of understanding about laws regarding worker classification, sometimes it is…

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The Best Business Books to Finish in 2019

One of the challenges of being an independent contractor is that you don’t have an employer offering regular professional development opportunities. But that’s okay, because you can be proactive in building your own personal library of inspiring books that’ll help you take your career to the next level. Taking time to read business books allows…

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How to Develop a Personal Brand as a Small Business: 5 Tips

When you think about iconic brands, big names such as Coca-Cola, Nike, or Disney may come to mind. In fact, you probably have some sort of emotional attachment or connotation with each of these names. As an independent professional, brand may not be the first thing you think of when contemplating how you do business,…

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SOW (Scope of Work): 6 Key Elements to Include in a Project SOW

Being tasked with writing and delivering a Scope of Work (SOW) can at first seem like a daunting task. However, once you understand what goes into the various parts of the document, it becomes much more manageable and can be a useful tool to help you get organized before a project begins. A SOW is…

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