Workforce Management

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Independent Professionals: Who They Are and What is Important to Them

October 27, 2020

What is the Independent Workforce? The independent workforce is comprised of 41 million people who work as contractors, consultants, freelancers, entrepreneurs, and more. This fast-growing population includes all age ranges, genders, skill sets, and income levels, and spans many different segments of our economy from app-based commodity service like on-demand drivers, to graphic designers, government consultants, and…

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4 Steps to Hiring the Right Independent Professional

October 23, 2020

Work needs to get done, and there’s no time to waste. You need to find a savvy, highly-skilled independent professional who respects a strict budget and has the specific expertise you’re looking for. So, where should you start looking, and how do you effectively screen and monitor the talent you find to protect your company’s…

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5 Ways to Attract Skilled Independent Talent to Your Business

October 21, 2020

More than 80% of independent professionals say they have some or a lot of choice in picking their clients. Independent talent can fill in-demand roles with skills like specialized management consulting, engineering, marketing, research, and product development. As organizations look for new ways to reach corporate goals—particularly in our fast-changing economy—they must also take into…

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How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

October 15, 2020

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

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How to Achieve Corporate Agility by Leveraging Independent Talent

September 22, 2020

Enterprises today are increasingly conducting work in project-based workflows using a workforce composed of full-time, independent, and offshore talent. In the midst of COVID-19, organizations are having to be more flexible and creative than ever before. Many have transitioned to remote work and others are experimenting with adjusting their operating models. No matter what strategy…

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3 Best Practices for Independent Contractor Engagement

September 17, 2020

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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Recruiting Contractors: Staffing Agency vs Job Marketplace

September 16, 2020

There are an expanding number of ways to reach independent professional talent. Knowing the key differences between staffing agencies and online marketplaces can help you determine how best to reach independent talent for your unique project needs.

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How to Build a Budget for Independent Workforce Management

September 14, 2020

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

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5 Better Ways to Engage Top Talent

September 9, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, companies 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…

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: Which Should I Hire?

September 3, 2020

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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