Workforce Management

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6 Ways Outsourcing to Independent Contractors Can Help Your Business Succeed This Year

By MBO Partners

Outsourcing projects to independent contractors is a helpful way to meet business goals. Today’s work environment is in flux. It can be hard to get work done with a workforce of full-time employees only. Independent contractors are skilled experts in many different fields. This group of workers can help provide the workforce flexibility and project-based…

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5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Contingent Workforce Program Adoption Now

By MBO Partners

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Contingent Workforce Program Adoption Now At the last company I worked with, I was responsible for hiring freelance writers, editors, designers and, well, all things marketing related. I searched job boards and marketplaces to find the right talent, at the right cost, for the projects I had on the…

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How to Build an Agile Workforce with Contingent Talent

By MBO Partners

Enterprises across the globe are adapting and revising their strategic mindsets. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many companies to re-think how work gets done, and for many this has involved embracing a flexible workforce composed of a mix of fulltime, W-2 employees and independent contractors. Independent contractors offer quick access to in-demand skills, giving organizations…

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How Portable Benefits Impact the Gig Economy

How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

By MBO Partners

When incorporating independent talent into your workforce, there are many steps involved. First, enterprise managers must find the right talent to fit their needs. Second, those independent contractors must be engaged in a legally compliant manner. And third, it’s important to manage working with independent professionals in a way that helps your business achieve its…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News June, 2018

3 Best Practices for Independent Contractor Engagement

By MBO Partners

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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How to Build a Budget for Independent Workforce Management

By MBO Partners

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

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9 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Consulting Business

5 Better Ways to Engage Top Talent

By MBO Partners

Companies today are settling into new ways of managing their workforce. Many are relying more heavily on contingent workers, a pool of talent that has the flexibility and skillsets needed to fill key functions quickly and efficiently. Independent professionals are a growing group of talent, and their skills are in high demand. In order to…

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3 Things to Consider When Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

How to Turn Your Independent Workforce into a Competitive Advantage

By MBO Partners

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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Employment Types: Determine if You Need an Independent Contractor, Temp, or Employee

By MBO Partners

The modern workforce can consist of a variety of talent. Increasingly, businesses are relying on the independent workforce—the millions of Americans who work as contractors, consultants, freelancers, side-giggers, and more—to fill talent needs. Contingent workers can help increase organizational agility, help businesses operate at full capacity, and allow companies to develop or improve products and…

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3 Key Steps to Take Before Starting a Consulting Business

How to Scale Your Independent Workforce Program

By MBO Partners

If your organization is one of the many building a hybrid workforce composed of fulltime, temporary, and freelance talent, you already know the myriad of benefits independent professionals can provide—staffing flexibility, access to in-demand skills, and reduced employment costs, just to name a few. As you develop your program for finding, engaging, and managing independent…

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