Workforce Management

Increase Adoption of Contingent Workforce Management Policies

July 10, 2020

Independent professionals are a valuable resource to many organizations today. This component of your total workforce can bring in much-needed expertise, best practices, and delivery capabilities. However, that value can be quickly lost without internal buy-in. Adherence to and understanding of your contingent workforce management program is critical to remaining compliant, attracting top talent, and…

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4 Contingent Workforce Engagement Strategies

July 8, 2020

Over the past several years, the independent contractor-client relationship has seen some dramatic shifts. In order to attract and retain top talent form a pool of 41 million Americans who work as consultants, freelancers, contractors, temporary, or on-call workers, enterprises must develop new processes, policies, and practices to become a Client of Choice—independent talent’s first…

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How to Write a Consultant Job Description: 4 Tips

July 6, 2020

There are many factors to consider when looking for independent talent to incorporate into your workforce. If you are engaging independent contractors for the first time, you may be facing fears about the quality of the final product, cost considerations, or whether or not the person you’re hiring will make a productive use of time…

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The Costs of Independent Contractor Engagement

July 3, 2020

Learn about the costs associated with different independent contractor engagement methods and review a case study to see cost savings in action.

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The Importance of Fostering a Community of Independent Talent

June 26, 2020

Our workforce landscape is quickly changing and adapting, due in many ways to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many organizations are allowing for remote working arrangements and as cities begin to reopen, companies are adjusting how they manage their workforces moving forward. Companies who already rely on independent talent as an integral part of their workforce are…

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Webinar Recap: Building an Agile Workforce in a Post-COVID World

June 19, 2020

In our June 17 webinar, Building an Agile Workforce in a Post-COVID World, Miles Everson, CEO of MBO Partners, and Bryan Peña, Chief of Market Strategy, shared the latest thought leadership on how COVID-19 is changing the global workforce. Discover what you can do today to set your company up for success in the coming…

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Webinar Recap: Achieving Organizational Success in a Post-COVID Workplace

June 19, 2020

In our June 16 webinar, Achieving Organizational Success in a Post-COVID Workplace, change management expert and MBO Advantage member Kenneth Schlechter was joined by MBO’s Chief of Market Strategy Bryan Peña to discuss how organizations can be better engaged, increase communication and accountability, and re-confirm Senior Management’s commitment to driving organizational success, post-COVID. Key takeaways…

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Three Benefits of Direct Sourcing in the Wake of COVID-19

June 19, 2020

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s far from business as usual for organizations across the world. The majority of people who are able to work remotely are doing so, and for many managers it’s the first time they’ve had to run a fully remote team. Companies are taking different approaches to find success…

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The Accelerating Rate of Change in Today’s Business World

June 12, 2020

In today’s ever-shifting world of work, independent talent play an increasingly important role. Freelancers, contractors, consultants, temporary workers and more support companies by providing access to in-demand skills, driving organizational performance, and increasing institutional value. Particularly during times of crisis like the current COVID-19 pandemic, organizations that engage independent talent are finding they have the…

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What to Know Before Hiring through a Freelance Marketplace

June 12, 2020

Why Hire Through a Freelance Marketplace? If your organization is not already using a marketplace to source independent professionals, you may be missing out on great talent. Freelance marketplaces—online platforms that connect independent contractors with projects—are quickly growing in popularity. As many as one in four independent contractors said that they had used a marketplace…

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