Workforce Management

Why Do Companies Engage Independent Professionals?

July 16, 2019

Today’s workforce ecosystem is more diverse than ever before. Enterprises are building a more dynamic workforce with a mix of salaried employees and contract or freelance talent. And the contingent worker side of this equation is quickly growing as companies embrace the skills, expertise, and flexibility of on-demand talent. More than 60% of senior executives…

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4 Tips for Successful Independent Contractor Management

July 11, 2019

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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How to Work Effectively with Remote Independent Professionals

July 2, 2019

Working remotely is an increasingly popular and viable option for all types of workers, especially independent professionals. 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 in the world. And 17 million…

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8 Ways to Simplify How You Engage Independent Contractors

June 26, 2019

Independent contractor engagement doesn’t have to be complicated. Yes, navigating the risk of misclassification can be daunting, but as the use of independent talent becomes more mainstream, so has the engagement process. Follow these eight tips to simplify the way you engage your independent professionals. 1. Find an Experienced Organization to Partner With Working with…

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5 Reasons to Hire Independent Contractors

June 19, 2019

There are more than 41 million independent workers in America today. This growing workforce has increasingly become a vital source of talent for businesses. The shift to a project-based economy, combined with technological advances, has not only contributed to the ease of leveraging independent contractors, but it has also expanded the breadth of specialized talent…

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3 Best Practices to Follow When Engaging Independent Professionals

June 12, 2019

Improve independent contractor program adoption, increase talent retention rates, and mitigate misclassification risk with these three best practices for independent contractor engagement.

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10 Tips for Increasing Adoption of Contingent Workforce Management Policies

June 7, 2019

Independent professionals are a valuable resource to many organizations. 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 ultimately…

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Building the A-List: What to Think About When Re-Engaging Independent Contractors

May 30, 2019

Have you ever worker with an independent professional that you wished you could hire on the spot and have around full-time? It’s a blessing and a curse when truly exceptional independent talent comes into your company. Luckily, there are some best practices you can follow to ensure your talent feels appreciated, and your company benefits…

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5 Benefits of Contractor Management Outsourcing

May 22, 2019

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 Write a Job Description for an Independent Professional

May 16, 2019

When looking for independent professional talent to incorporate into your workforce, there are many factors to consider. 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…

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