Workforce Management

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How to Write a Consultant Job Description: 4 Tips

By MBO Partners

When trying to find an independent consultant for a project, it’s important to write a job description that attracts the right talent, and the way you write this description is often different than writing one for a full time employee.  A good project description will help weed out people who don’t have the skills you’re…

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4 Reasons to Re-Engage Independent Workers

By MBO Partners

Save time and money for your organization by re-engaging independent talent. When independent professionals are satisfied with their client relationship, they are more likely to return to that same client for future work. If independent professionals are already a part of your company’s workforce, re-engagement should be top of mind. If your organization is just…

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Open Innovation: Filling Solution Gaps

By MBO Partners

Corporations see challenges that fall on the human resources floor. They try to fill skills gaps with contingent workers, freelancers and contractors; however, it falls short of all the work your organization needs. Strategizing for the future of your organization will comprise at least three different types of work: full-time employees, contingent workers, and problem…

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5 Ways to Find Top Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

A well-rounded workforce today often includes a population of independent talent. Independent contractors 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 a project. However,…

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How to Successfully Engage Digital Nomads

By MBO Partners

The number of digital nomads in the American workforce grew 131% from 2019 to 2022. According to our research, this growth will continue as traditional employees as well as independent professionals embrace an “on the road” work style.   Among the 16.9 million digital nomads traveling and working in 2022, many are independent professionals with high-demand…

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5 Reasons to Outsource Independent Workforce Management

By MBO Partners

The talent management landscape is changing. Forward-thinking organizations today are turning to flexible workforce models, incorporating independent professional talent to supplement their full-time workforce with specialized skills and on-demand project availability. In this new world, it’s important for companies to take an agile approach to talent management in order to capitalize on the latest trends…

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6 Ways to Become a Preferred Client for Contractors After the Great Resignation

By MBO Partners

Developing strong relationships with the independent contractors you engage is a key part of keeping those workers coming back. Over the past few years, employees have left their jobs in droves and started working independently. This group of workers provides enteprises with a highly skilled pool of talent that is well-suited to project-based work.  But…

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6 Ways to Effectively Manage Remote Independent Workers

By MBO Partners

Remote work is more common than ever before and many enterprise managers are finding the need to shift their mindset and policies to align with a virtual work environment. There are many benefits to remote work including increased work/life flexibility, lower costs, and often greater productivity. Of course, there are many challenges as well. In…

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6 Ways to Ensure the Enterprise Readiness of Your Contingent Labor Program

By MBO Partners

Enterprise readiness is top of mind for many businesses. Fundamentally, enterprise readiness is the ability of a particular function or capability to expand across the entire organization. For example, the IT department must ensure that systems and applications can scale as needed. Enterprise readiness contributes to business flexibility and agility, and helps a business respond…

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3 Ways to Manage Freelancers and Independent Contractors (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Compare independent contractor engagement alternatives to find the one that works best for you.

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