Independent Workforce Trends

Webinar Recap: Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work

March 16, 2021

Webinar Recap: Brining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to the Future

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Webinar Recap: Should an IC Hire a Coach? Taking the Mystery Out of Executive Coaching and Why it Can Power Revenue and Success for Consultants

March 10, 2021

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

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Independent Workers Lead Recent Surge in Professional Service Business Applications

February 23, 2021

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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Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

February 15, 2021

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

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Webinar Recap: Roundtable: Key Trends for the Future of Work in 2021

January 23, 2021

Webinar Recap: Roundtable: Key Trends for the Future of Work in 2021

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Five Trends Driving Independent Workforce Growth

January 12, 2021

Our 2020 State of Independence in America research explores the cyclical and structural forces that have contributed to, encouraged, and shaped the American independent workforce. Despite the setback that the COVID-19 pandemic had on all workers in the US economy in 2020, we anticipate a strong future of independent work. Five years down the road,…

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Three Independent Workforce Trends in 2020

January 5, 2021

2020 was a challenging year for the American workforce at large as well as independent professionals. However, while independents were certainly impacted by the pandemic-related economic downturn, they were not affected as drastically as traditional workers. New modes of working rapidly became more acceptable, making independent work a more secure path for many workers than…

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Future of Work 2021 Trends Countdown

Countdown: 10 Predictions for the Future of Work on New Year’s Eve 2020

December 31, 2020

As we count down to 2021, we’re sharing our own countdown of ten future of work themes that will matter the most in the next decade.   Here are our ten themes countdown, just in time for 2021.   Ten: Dip & Climb  Nine: Happiness & Health  Eight: Gen Z Arrives  Seven: It’s All About Control  Six: Exports Not Imports  Five: Make It A TrillionFour: Side Hustle Nation  Three: Virtual Just in Time Orgs  Two: Radical Remote Work One: Gunning for Growth   Want the whole scoop? Read on for the full future of work…

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The Enduring Growth and Resilience of Independent Work: A Look Into the 10th Annual State of Independence in America Report

December 9, 2020

The independent workforce of 2020 consists of 38.2 million Americans of all ages, skills, and income levels working as consultants, freelancers, contractors, solopreneurs, microbusiness owners, and temporary or on-call workers. Our 10th annual State of Independence in America Report is the longest-running, comprehensive look at this workforce, and finds that independents are a skilled, enduring,…

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A Mid-Year Check-in for Enterprise Organizations Regarding the Future of Work

July 1, 2020

This Independence Day holiday is unlike any other we have seen in the past century. For senior executives responsible for hiring and employee management, it’s an especially trying time. For many, there is a strong sense of personal responsibility to their employees – alongside a sense of accountability to their board room for sustaining profits…

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