Workforce Management

How to Work Effectively with Remote Independent Professionals

March 19, 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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How to Turn Your Independent Workforce into a Competitive Advantage

March 14, 2019

Realize the competitive advantage of making independent talent part of your workforce strategy by creating a program to that brings top talent to your doorstep, compliantly.

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5 Things Independent Professionals Value in a Client Relationship

March 12, 2019

With each passing year, the nature and culture of independent work is growing more complex and sophisticated. Today, nearly 42 million Americans work outside of traditional employment as independent contractors and consultants, statement-of-work-based laborers, and freelancers who provide services to corporations on a regular basis. Companies are increasingly relying on a particular sub-sector of the…

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4 Ways Companies Can Become More Agile in Workforce Management

February 22, 2019
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Achieve Workforce Agility by Engaging Independent Contractors

February 6, 2019

As the independent workforce continues to steadily increase year after year, it is quickly becoming an indispensable source of talent for business. More than 40% of workers in the U.S. are now employed in alternative work arrangements made up of contingent, part-time, or gig work. Independent workers are a growing economic force, providing businesses with staffing flexibility, in-demand…

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Should Your Independent Contractors Have Cyber Insurance?

January 22, 2019

Cyber insurance helps protect your company from costly data breaches not covered by general or professional liability insurance. Learn the benefits of cyber insurance, what it protects, and why you should consider it if your company engages independent contractors.

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8 Ways to Simplify How You Engage Independent Contractors

January 17, 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. Partner with an Experienced Organization Working with an established…

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Determining the Cost of Your Independent Contractor Engagement Program

January 15, 2019

Independent professionals can help organizations realize a competitive advantage among their peers by providing access to specialized, in-demand talent, staffing flexibility, and better control over employment costs. In fact, in today’s project-driven economy, more businesses than ever before are turning to independent talent to fill workforce needs—nearly two-thirds (65%) of senior executives say their external workforce is…

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5 Ways to Build a Strong Client-Contractor Relationship

January 3, 2019

Build positive, successful relationships with your independent workforce with these five tips.

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3 Ways to Attract, Retain and Re-Engage High-Quality Independent Talent

December 12, 2018

Why businesses rely on independent talent On-demand expertise, staffing flexibility, and better control over employment costs are just a few of the many benefits independent talent offer enterprises. Today, an increasing number of Americans are choosing to work independently for the many lifestyle and professional benefits it offers. At the same time, the war for talent continues…

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