Workforce Management

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Post COVID-19 Workforce Trends: What a New Normal Might Look Like

By Kristian Rayner

There have been non-stop updates about our current status here in the U.S. and globally over the past couple of weeks— both from a health and economic perspective. However, I’d like to take a few minutes to think about the future of work, and what a ’new normal’ could look like. Returning to Work Those…

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4 Forces Key to a Modern Business Model

By McLean Robbins

It’s no secret that the world of work as we know it is changing. The current COVID-19 situation has certainly exacerbated problems, but it has also brought opportunities to widely adopt remote work, to stress-test business models, and to find new ways to connect with customers, clients and employees. In many ways, shifts like this…

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Modernizing Business Models to Manage Risk is as Old as The Dutch East India Company

By Miles Everson

Uncertainty causing boards and managements to change the business is as old as the public company itself.  If we look to history as an example, the creation of the first publicly listed company in the world was the result of investors and management modernizing the business structure to manage uncertainty—the same situation we are facing…

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3 HR Trends Impacting Businesses Today

By MBO Partners

Traditional hiring models are shifting—that comes as no surprise to savvy businesses. More and more, organizations are taking an integrated approach to talent management. By 2020, the number of self-employed workers in the US is projected to increase to 42 million people. Independent professionals offer flexibility and give enterprises access to in-demand skills that they…

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3 Ways Millennial Consultants are Driving the Independent Economy

By MBO Partners

There are a number of factors that contribute to the growing independent workforce—the 41 million adult Americans who work as freelancers, consultants, contractors, solopreneurs and more. For many, independence offers the potential for greater work/life flexibility, the chance to pursue a passion, or the opportunity to leave the corporate world behind and build their own…

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Three Key Themes from the 2018 SIA CWS Summit & GigE Events

By MBO Partners

The growing independent workforce, moving beyond direct sourcing, and prioritizing the needs of talent for a successful contingent workforce program: a recap of key themes from the 2018 SIA CWS Summit and GigE events.

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Preparing for the Future of Work: Recapping the 2017 SIA CWS Summit & GigE Events

By MBO Partners

Last week, MBO Partners® traveled to Dallas to participate in two Staffing Industry Analysts events focused on contingent workforce professionals: the Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) Summit and Collaboration in the Gig Economy. Below is a recap of key themes from one of the sessions, “Future-Proofing: How Savvy Organizations Can Prep for the Independent Workforce of Tomorrow”, moderated…

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Recapping Key Themes from the 2017 SIG Global Executive Summit

By Dawnette Cooke

At the recent Global Sourcing Industry Group (SIG) Summit, MBO Partners CEO Gene Zaino sat down to discuss the rise of self-sourcing and what it means for the traditional services supply chain. The theme of the summit was innovation in the workplace and workforce and how with both, the future is now. In an intimate…

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Independent Contractor Classification: How Certification May Help Reduce Compliance Risk

By MBO Partners

The growth and innovation of the American workplace has outpaced the evolution of laws and rules. A modern solution is very necessary to (re)stimulate this innovation. With this in mind, this week, we released a proposal, the Certified Self-Employed (CSE) solution, to modify how the U.S. government classifies and regulates independent workers. The growth and…

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