Workforce Management

Five Traits of the Modern Independent Workforce

November 5, 2019

The modern independent workforce embraces technology, works from anywhere in the world, and finds satisfaction in building a career out of their passion. These workers are finding their place in America’s larger workforce, bringing skilled expertise to fill critical job openings while enjoying the flexibility and lifestyle independent work offers. Organizations are increasingly recognizing the…

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: Which Should I Hire?

November 1, 2019

Learn how to define and when to hire a 1099 independent contractor, temp or full time employee in order to avoid misclassification risks.

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How to Evaluate the Right Independent Contractor Engagement Solution for Your Organization

October 23, 2019

Independent professionals are a steady economic force, bringing in-demand skills, staffing flexibility, and cost control to many enterprises worldwide. As more businesses incorporate independents as part of their full-time workforce, questions about how to best manage this new population of workers is high on the list for many enterprise managers. Why is it Important to…

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How to Write a Great RFP for Consulting Services

October 15, 2019

Requests for Proposal (RFP) and contracts are vital communication tools widely used to find and engage independent professionals. Often, these documents are created as standardized templates that have already been approved by key stakeholders such as legal, compliance, procurement, or human resources. As a result, they may serve your internal requirements but fail miserably with…

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Building a Workforce Strategy that Includes Independent Talent

October 8, 2019

The ability to work independently has become a reality for a significant number of Americans in recent years. Today, 41 million people work independently as consultants, freelancers, contractors, solopreneurs, temporary, or on-call workers, and we predict that this number will rise to more than half of American adults in coming years. Workers who have chosen…

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Calculating the ROI of Independent Professional Talent

October 3, 2019

An increasing number of companies today are relying on independent professional talent for their skilled expertise and on-demand availability. Independent professionals 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. In fact, more than 60% of senior executives say their…

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How to Build a Budget for Independent Workforce Management

October 1, 2019

Best practices and industry standards for engaging and paying independent contractors.

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5 Ways to Find Top Independent Talent

September 26, 2019

Today, independent talent plays an important role in rounding out the workforce of many organizations. Independents offer numerous benefits such as helping companies minimize employment costs through staffing flexibility. Rather than adding to company payroll by hiring an employee, enterprise managers can engage an independent contractor who can bring a specific set of skills to…

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Minimizing Independent Contractor Engagement Risk: A Compliance Checklist

September 20, 2019

When engaging independent contractors, it is important to consider how your organization will comply with relevant laws, policies, and regulations. Engaging an independent contractor is different than hiring an employee because different laws apply to each category of worker. While companies have the ability to schedule employees and control how they work, independent contractors are…

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Three Ways Millennials are Leading a New Era of Independent Work

September 13, 2019

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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