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Compliance and Enterprise Readiness: Why the details of independent contractor engagement matter

By MBO Partners

Independent contractors fall into a different legal category than traditional employees. When your company engages independent contractors for projects that require high specialization in an area of expertise, compliance becomes an important part of the equation. Enterprise readiness for independent contractor compliance is important to build a reliable, agile contingent workforce.   What is Independent…

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk? (Guide)

By MBO Partners

Learn what causes independent contractor engagement risk and how to mitigate that risk.

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3 Ways to Stay Compliant When Hiring Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

More than 41 million Americans are currently working independently on a full- or part-time basis and we predict that by 2027, more than half of the workforce will be, or will have worked independently. This means that if you aren’t doing so already, you’ll likely be engaging some of this independent talent soon. But read…

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8 Ways to Effectively Engage Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

Engaging independent contractors shouldn’t be complicated. Yes, navigating the risk of worker misclassification can be daunting, but there are ways to simplify the process. Many businesses today engage independent talent as part of their total workforce. As the use of independent talent has become more mainstream, so has the engagement process.    Follow these eight tips…

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9 Common Contractor Compliance Issues and How to Avoid Them (Guide)

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9 Common Contractor Compliance Issues and How to Avoid Them (Guide)

By MBO Partners

The number of people working as independent professionals in the United States is steadily rising. As this workforce continues to grow, so do the number of companies tapping into this talent source.

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How to Avoid Independent Contractor Reclassification

By MBO Partners

Follow these best practices for managing your independent contractor workforce to avoid costly reclassification issues.

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When is an Independent Contractor an Employee

When is an Independent Contractor Really an Employee?

By MBO Partners

What is an Independent Contractor vs. Employee? These definitions will help you understand how each type of worker is defined: Employee A full-time employee works for a single employer and that employer has a say over the work they do and how that work gets done. An employer can control the hours, location, and type…

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Create an Agile Workforce Using Independent Professional Talent

By MBO Partners

Workforce optimization: it’s something every enterprise strives for. When your workforce is agile, flexible, and fluid, it is best able to meet the demands of your business. Companies that use independent contractors as part of their workforce strategy realize significant cost savings per engagement, as well as access to top talent and accelerated business outcomes. …

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4 Ways to Minimize Worker Misclassification

By MBO Partners

Worker misclassification will always be an inherent risk when engaging independent contractors. Businesses today must decide how to handle differing worker classification laws from federal, state, and local government agencies. Because laws and regulations that dictate worker classification and use of independent contractors are ambiguous and frequently change, legal compliance is challenging. That said, companies…

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How to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit

By MBO Partners

Independent contractor misclassification can be an expensive mistake—here’s what you need to know to avoid it.

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