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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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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 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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5 Ways to Lower Worker Misclassification Audit Risk

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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Compliance Checklist for Classifying FTEs vs Contractors

By MBO Partners

Engaging an independent contractor is different than hiring an employee because different laws apply to each category of worker. If your organization engages independent contractors, it is important to consider how your company will comply with relevant laws, policies, and regulations. For example, while companies have the ability to schedule employees and control how they…

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3 Tips for Sourcing Consultants for Project Work

By MBO Partners

Finding the right consultants for your projects can feel daunting if you haven’t done it before. More enterprises than ever before are supplementing their workforce with independent professional talent. Consultants provide in-demand skills and flexibility that allow organizations to work on a project-by-project basis, increasing their agility and giving them the ability to ebb and…

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4 Ways a Big 4 Consulting Firm Improved Contractor Compliance (Case Study)

By MBO Partners

CASE STUDY Vertical: Professional Services | Type: Misclassification and Compliance When enterprises engage independent contractor talent, they must take steps to comply with relevant laws, policies, and regulations in order to operate legally. Compliance means many things—from preventing harassment and discrimination, to safeguarding sensitive data and building a safe workplace. And, when it comes to…

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