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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: February, 2019

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and ...
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5 Reasons to Hire Independent Contractors

There are more than 41 million independent workers in America today. This growing workforce has increasingly become a vital source of talent for businesses. The shift to a project-based economy, ...
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The Independent Workforce is Confident, Stable, and Tech-Savvy: A Look Into the 9th Annual State of Independence in America Report

Today’s independent workforce is strong and confident, finds MBO Partners’ 9th annual State of Independence in America Report, the longest-running, comprehensive look at the independent workforce. Independents—the 41 million adult ...
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The Weekly Independent: June 17, 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 ...
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What is a Talent Network and How do I Build One?

As demand for independent professional talent grows, companies are increasingly turning to online marketplaces as a way to directly access talent. Independent talent themselves are also utilizing these platforms, with ...
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How to Avoid Burnout at Work

It’s a feeling most working adults have experienced at some point in their lives: the career that was once exciting and invigorating has become a source of exhaustion, apathy, or ...
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3 Best Practices to Follow When Engaging Independent Professionals

Why Should You Engage Independent Professionals? More than ever before organizations are turning to independent contractors as valuable talent to supplement their workforce and achieve business objectives. More than 41 ...
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What is Worker Misclassification?

As more companies begin to incorporate independent professional talent into their workforce, more high-profile lawsuits have been in the news—throwing the issue of worker misclassification into the spotlight. But what ...
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The Weekly Independent: June 10, 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 ...
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10 Tips for Increasing Adoption of Contingent Workforce Management Policies

Independent professionals are a valuable resource to many organizations. This component of your total workforce can bring in much-needed expertise, best practices, and delivery capabilities. However, that value can be ...
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When Creating an Independent Contractor Compliance Program is Important

Organizations are increasingly recognizing the competitive advantage, reduced cost, and unique skills on-demand talent bring to the market. Independent professionals are an economic force that will continue to grow and ...
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How to Define and Communicate Your Expertise

When first starting out as an independent professional, you may have taken a broad approach to creating your business plan, tried to cover a wide range of services, or revised ...
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Direct Sourcing: A 101 Guide

The modern workforce is an evolving landscape that is moving away from the conventional 9-to-5 employee model and towards more agile, project-based talent strategy. “The traditional employer-employee relationship is being ...
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