For Enterprises

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6 Ways to Build a Virtual Talent Pool

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ Building a virtual talent pool is quickly becoming key to being a best-in-class organization.  A virtual bench is a pool of independent contractor talent you’ve identified, vetted, and developed relationships with over time. Independent contractors provide enterprises with access to specialized, industry-specific skills, and are a valuable alternative to investing in a full-time resource. Tap…

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3 Ways to Make Direct Sourcing Part of Your Workforce Management Strategy

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ Direct sourcing is a way to connect directly with independent contractors. Rather than using an expensive third party like a staffing or consulting firm to find talent, companies can source talent internally using their own resources. If your organization is looking to incorporate a direct sourcing strategy to engage independent talent, here are three steps…

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Achieve Workforce Agility by Engaging Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ As reliance on independent professional talent becomes more common throughout a wide range of industries, companies are putting strategies in place to successfully attract, engage, and retain top talent. The independent workforce is steadily increasing, providing an indispensable source of talent for businesses. Here’s what you need to know about how independent talent can benefit…

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Independent Contractor Classification: How to Stay Compliant

Independent Contractor Classification: How to Stay Compliant

By MBO Partners

MIN 5 READ Updating policies and practices to compliantly engage independent contractors is a major shift many large organizations are going through. Worker misclassification is a serious issue—if a company classifies a worker as an independent contractor when they should really be classified as an employee in the eyes of the law, they are liable for fines, penalties,…

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Independent contractor vs employee: Which should your recruitment strategy include this year?

By MBO Partners

MIN 3 READ The workforce of many companies today consist of a mix of full-time and contract workers. When considering whether your recruitment strategy should include independent contractors or employees, there are many rules and regulations to take into account as well as practical applications. Employees vs. Independent Contractors Employees work for a single employer, who can dictate…

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How to Attract and Retain Great Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ Five tips for leveraging and engaging top independent talent for your business.

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What to Include in an Independent Contractor Agreement

What to Include in an Independent Contractor Agreement

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ An independent contractor agreement or contract is an important part of engaging contingent talent. While your company and the contractors you work with want to get started quickly, skipping a contract can lead to a lot of future problems. Why Do You Need an Independent Contractor Agreement? Legal protection: A written contract provides legal protection…

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What is Co-Employment: 4 Ways to Avoid Co-Employment Risk

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ Co-employment is an arrangement where two companies both have rights and obligations as an employer. Learn the complex risks and benefits of co-employment and best practices independent contractor engagement.

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10 Differences between Contractors vs Employees

By MBO Partners

MIN 6 READ Employee misclassification can be detrimental to your business. Here are 10 main differences between independent contractors and employees that you should know about.

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Employment Types: When to Hire Full-Time Employee, Contractor, Temp

By MBO Partners

MIN 4 READ When to consider engaging an independent contractor versus hiring a temporary or full-time employee.

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