Workforce Management

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The Importance of Fostering a Community of Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many changes and adaptations to the way we work. Many organizations are allowing for remote working arrangements and as reopening continues, companies are adjusting how they manage their workforces moving forward. Companies that already rely on independent talent as an integral part of their workforce are likely reaping the rewards…

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The Role of Technology in Finding Top Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

Our current workforce demands a broad talent management plan that integrates a dynamic mix of temporary and full-time workers. A key component of this talent management plan is integrating independent professionals into contemporary workforce programs. Technology is leading the charge in this shift. Traditionally, workforce programs focused on independent talent are managed either in-house or…

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4 Tips for Managing Contractors

By MBO Partners

Read these smart and effective tips for successfully managing independent professionals. These tips focus on effective communication and defining measurements for program management.

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5 Effective Strategies to Attract the Best Talent

By MBO Partners

The independent workforce is a growing and vital source of talent for many enterprises. Independent contractors provide access to in-demand skills without adding to company payroll, they offer staffing flexibility, and can help companies minimize employment costs. But as more organizations become aware of these benefits, competition for top independent talent is growing. The best…

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Tips for Managing Remote Teams

By MBO Partners

One of the many effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the workplace is the growth and acceptance of remote work. In fact, our research finds that 4.8 million independents currently describe themselves as digital nomads: workers who have chosen to embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle that enables them to travel and work remotely, anywhere…

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4 Ways Companies Can Attract Top Independent Professionals & Become a Client of Choice

By MBO Partners

Businesses are working to adapt to the changing realities and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the many new ways they are able to reach corporate goals is involves engaging and re-engaging top independent professional talent. MBO Partners’ Client of Choice research examines why and how independent professionals select the clients they choose…

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How to Calculate the ROI of Hiring Independent Consultants

By MBO Partners

Independent professional talent offer organizations skilled expertise and on-demand availability. They bring many benefits to the table including an effective way to reduce costs, drive product innovation, and expand a company’s pool of available skills. For many organizations, adding independent talent to their workforce has helped increase organizational agility, boost speed to market, and better…

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Use our Compliance Checklist to Minimize Contractor Risk

By MBO Partners

Engaging an independent contractor is different than hiring an employee because different laws apply to each category of worker. If your organization engages independent contractors, it is important to consider how your company will comply with relevant laws, policies, and regulations. For example, while companies have the ability to schedule employees and control how they…

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5 Benefits of Outsourcing Contractor Management

By MBO Partners

Outsourcing engagement and management tasks for your independent workforce can help your company stay compliant, save costs, and be more efficient.

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How to Retain Top Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

Finding skilled independent talent that meets the needs of your organization isn’t easy to do. Independent professionals bring flexibility, lower employment costs, and a cadre of talent, helping companies remain agile and competitive among peers. If your organization is engaging independent talent, you’re likely already aware of these benefits. But to keep top talent coming…

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