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Tech Layoffs Shed Light on Need for Workforce Optimization

By Leslie Hernandez

MIN 4 READ Recent increase in tech layoffs and hiring freezes paint an interesting—yet somewhat inaccurate—picture of the current workforce environment. High-profile companies including Netflix, MasterClass, Tesla, Twitter and more have slowed down hiring and laid off thousands of employees due to fears of a recession, rising inflation, tightening of budgets, and big swings in the crypto currency market, among…

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Create an Agile Workforce Using Independent Professional Talent

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ 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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10 Tips for Managing Remote Teams

By MBO Partners

MIN 5 READ More workers than ever before are choosing to work remotely. Millions of these workers are independent contractors who describe themselves as digital nomads: workers who have chosen to embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle that enables them to travel and work remotely, anywhere in the world.   The ability to work remotely is certainly one of the…

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How to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit

By MBO Partners

MIN 5 READ Independent contractor misclassification can be an expensive mistake—here’s what you need to know to avoid it.

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5 Benefits of Project-Based Staffing

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ The modern business model is changing as the job market remains competitive. It is increasingly difficult for enterprises to fill open positions and find skilled talent. As a result, many companies are turning towards project-based staffing to remain agile and competitive.  What is Project-Based Staffing?  Project-based staffing is when a company engages independent contractors for…

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How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ Independent talent can provide businesses with access to much-needed skills as well as cost savings, increased output, and greater efficiency. More than ever before, the contingent workforce is essential to companies increasing their organizational agility. Direct Sourcing as a Hiring Solution However, while independent contractors play a vital role in modern workforce strategies, challenges still…

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5 Reasons to Hire Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ Independent contractors are an important source of talent for businesses today. As we shift towards a project-based economy, it has become easier to incorporate independent talent on a regular basis. The question is if companies will use independent contractors as part of their talent pool, but how they will engage this vital resource. Here are…

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What is Workforce Optimization and Why You Need It

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ In response to this widespread challenge of COVID-19, today’s organizations are struggling to do more with less. Forward-thinking companies are leveraging new technologies and experimenting with modes of working, such as virtual meetings and remote work. This new paradigm has highlighted the vast chasm between the traditional business model and the emerging modern one.  One…

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8 Ways Direct Sourcing Reduces Staffing Costs

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ Direct sourcing helps companies easily access and seamlessly connect with top independent talent while significantly reducing costs. With direct sourcing, managers can source talent internally, rather than relying on a third-party gate-keeper or intermediary such as a consulting or staffing company to fill talent needs. At MBO, we believe direct sourcing is key to the…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News June 2022

By Nathan Gibson

MIN 4 READ As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. United States Supreme Court says Arbitration Agreements…

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