Resources

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7 Tips for Writing a Client Report (with Sample Report)

By MBO Partners

Writing a client report is essential for communicating your progress on a project and managing and building positive relationships with clients.   What Is a Client Report?  Client reports help you and your client measure progress, identify any barriers or issues, and ensure that you are working toward the same goals. Your written client report could be an informal…

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Consulting Fee and Bill Rate Calculator

By MBO Partners

Using a consulting fees calculator can help you understand how much to charge for your services. As an independent professional, you don’t want your rate to be so high that you are not competitive but you also do not want to undersell your expertise. Use our calculator to understand if you are billing the right…

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6 Consulting Frameworks for Small Business (Guide + Worksheets)

GUIDE | 10 MIN READ

6 Consulting Frameworks for Small Business (Guide + Worksheets)

By MBO Partners

Understand six common businesss frameworks for consultants, self employed professionals, and contractors.

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direct sourcing

GUIDE | 10 MIN READ

Launching Your Direct Sourcing Program

By MBO Partners

Find the tools that you need to plan and launch a direct sourcing program in your enterprise.

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Compliance Risk Assessment Tool for Independent Workforce Engagement

By MBO Partners

Because there is risk associated with hiring independent contractors, preparation is key. Often, misclassification can be unintentional because businesses simply do not have a full understanding of the laws regarding how to classify their workers. However, it can also be done intentionally to reduce labor costs or avoid payroll taxes. Regardless of why misclassification occurs, it…

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15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit (Guide)

GUIDE | 8 MIN READ

15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Learn the steps to take if your company is audited and 15 best practices to implement to avoid an audit.

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How to Prevent Contractor Misclassification- Tips for Managing Gray Zone Workers (Guide)

GUIDE | 10 MIN READ

How to Prevent Contractor Misclassification: Tips for Managing Gray Zone Workers (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Learn how to engage contractors using best practices that reduce costs, attract top talent, and reduce misclassification risk.

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk and How to Avoid It (Guide)

GUIDE | 9 MIN READ

What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk and How to Avoid It (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Learn what causes independent contractor engagement risk and how to mitigate that risk.

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How to Interview for Soft Skills (Guide)

GUIDE | 10 MIN READ

How to Interview for Soft Skills (Guide)

By MBO Partners

The landscape of work has been in flux for some time as technologies and societal shifts have influenced how companies think of work. Enterprises are reassessing their HR models and many leaders realize that a view of the workforce as a rigid structure of job descriptions and defined career paths is going the way of…

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Direct Sourcing (Guide)

GUIDE | 15 MIN READ

Direct Sourcing (Guide)

By MBO Partners

As the use of independent professional labor continues to grow, so does the need for more efficient ways to find and leverage this increasingly valuable talent pool.

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