Workforce Management

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How to Build an Agile Workforce with Contingent Talent

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ 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

MIN 4 READ 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

MIN 3 READ 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

MIN 3 READ 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

MIN 3 READ 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

MIN 4 READ 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

MIN 4 READ 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

MIN 3 READ 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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How to Evaluate the Right Independent Contractor Engagement Solution for Your Organization

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ Contingent workers are a steady economic force, bringing in-demand skills, staffing flexibility, and cost control to many enterprises worldwide. As more businesses incorporate independent talent 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. Engaging Independent Talent Through…

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What do Independent Workers Want in a Client Relationship?

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ The nature and culture of independent work is growing more complex and sophisticated. Today, millions of Americans work outside of traditional employment as independent contractors and consultants, entrepreneurs, and freelancers who provide services to all different industries on a regular basis. Companies are increasingly relying on a particular sub-sector of the independent workforce—a growing group…

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