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Which Creator Partnership Is Right for You?

By MBO Partners

Independent creators—individuals who earn money by creating and distributing digital content—number 8.1 million in the US, and the population is growing. The majority are under 40 and male. They are entrepreneurial, fiercely independent, and value flexibility in their lives. This is the Creator Economy, a rising force in the marketplace. Enterprise-creator partnerships can be mutually beneficial….

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Stepping Stones to a Robust Direct Sourcing Program

By Jessica Soler

If you work in the contingent workforce world, you know that direct sourcing has been a hot topic for a few years. If done correctly, it can be a game changer. MBO’s Chief Talent Officer, Amy O’Donnell, recently shared tips and strategies for setting up a robust direct sourcing program tailored to your organization’s unique…

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8 Worker Misclassification Tips to Set Your Enterprise Up for Success

By MBO Partners

Worker classification is an important part of managing a blended workforce composed of full-time and independent contractor talent. Misclassifying workers can be a legal headache and an expensive problem, so following proper laws, policies, and regulations is a must.  Worker classification may sound complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Today, there are many ways…

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What is a Talent Network?

By Dustin Talley

The benefits of a Talent Network, and how organizations can build and utilize them.

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Best Practices for Building an Independent Talent Community in Your Direct Sourcing Program

By MBO Partners

There are several reasons to curate an independent talent community as part of your direct sourcing program. The relationships formed between company managers, employees, and community members, and between community members themselves, support a high-performing workforce that can make significant contributions to business growth. Establish your independent talent community by leveraging strategies that have proven…

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3 Benefits of Using Independent Talent to Solve Common Pain Points

By MBO Partners

In today’s dynamic business environment, companies are increasingly turning to independent talent to address various challenges such as skill shortages, disruption, and competition. This strategic move offers several advantages, ranging from cost savings to increased innovation. Here are three key benefits of leveraging independent professionals to solve common pain points in your organization. 1. Expand…

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5 Dimensions that Impact Corporate Agility

By MBO Partners

The Merriam-Webster online dictionary offers two definitions of agile: Marked by the ready ability to move with quick easy grace Having a quick, resourceful, and adaptable character In the context of an enterprise, the terms “ready ability,” “quick,” “resourceful,” and “adaptable” accurately describe corporate agility. Along with many other business pundits, we consistently emphasize corporate…

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3 Benefits of Creating a Virtual Talent Bench

By MBO Partners

By incorporating independent talent into the workforce, organizations gain access to in-demand skills where and when they need them most. To take this idea a step further, forward-thinking enterprises are creating virtual talent benches—groups of independents who are already vetted and onboarded.   A virtual talent bench allows companies to dynamically respond to ever-changing business…

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6 Reasons to Re-Engage Talent as Part of a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

Our research has revealed that enterprises engage highly compensated and in-demand skill sets for their contingent labor programs to address talent shortages and the inability to find full-time employees qualified for the roles being filled. Though financial considerations are a part of the reasons for engaging contingent labor, these five rated higher than cost in…

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5 Steps to Creating a Successful Contingent Workforce Management Program

By MBO Partners

For companies considering or currently working with independent professionals, a successful and effective contingent workforce management program is key to meeting business objectives. Many organizations are using their own resources to directly source top independent talent. As the demand for contingent labor grows, enterprises are bypassing third-party staffing agencies or consulting firms for recruiting and…

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