BLOG

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: February, 2019

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and ...
Continue Reading

CATEGORIES

How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

Business today can realize significant cost savings as well as increased output and efficiency by engaging independent professional talent on a project-basis. According to research from Deloitte, nearly 64% of ...
Continue Reading

The Weekly Independent: April 22, 2019

Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of ...
Continue Reading

Why Attracting Independent Talent is Different Than Recruiting Employees

The independent workforce represents a very different pool of talent than traditional employees. In order to successfully attract, retain, and re-engage independent contractors, it is important for companies to build ...
Continue Reading

6 Tips for Building and Maintaining Client Relationships

It’s common for independent professionals to focus their resources on gaining new business. However, new projects don’t always mean new clients. Building strong relationships with existing clients can set you ...
Continue Reading

Independent Contractors vs. Employees: 10 Differences You Need to Know

Laws, tests, and definitions of what differentiates independent contractors from employees are full of nuances and exceptions. With the constant small tweaks and adjustments to laws and varying tests from ...
Continue Reading

5 Tips to Effectively Implement a Contingent Workforce Program

Today’s workforce includes 42 million independent professionals—contractors, freelancers, consultants, and more who work with small, medium, and large organizations. Including independent contractors as part of your workforce strategy comes with ...
Continue Reading

The Weekly Independent: April 15, 2019

Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of ...
Continue Reading

Managed Service Provider (MSP) vs. Vendor Management System (VMS): What is the Difference?

HR and business leaders are experiencing pressure to improve service, move faster, and find new skills in their workforce. With a need to shift strategies to better meet business goals, ...
Continue Reading

6 Ways to Build and Manage a Talent Pool of Skilled Independent Professionals

Building a deep bench of talent is integral to becoming a best-in-class organization. Yet many companies today continue to rely on traditional methods without taking the current workforce landscape into ...
Continue Reading

5 Things Self-Employed Professionals Should Know to Make Filing Taxes Less Taxing

Life as an independent professional involves a different approach than that of a full-time employee, and the same can be said for independents come tax time. Since many independents receive ...
Continue Reading

Coverages, Exclusions, and Endorsements Independent Professionals Should Know

If you’re an independent professional, you’ve likely gotten a contract that required business insurance. While the flexibility and autonomy of working independently are a large part of what draws so ...
Continue Reading

The Weekly Independent: April 8, 2019

Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of ...
Continue Reading