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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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5 Benefits of Project-Based Staffing

By MBO Partners

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

Implementing a direct sourcing strategy as a hiring solution has many benefits and is not very difficult as long as you follow a few best practices. Direct sourcing 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…

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5 Reasons to Hire Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

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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How Workforce Optimization Helps Companies Gain a Competitive Edge

By MBO Partners

In response to this widespread challenge of COVID-19, today’s organizations are implementing workforce optimization strategies in order to achieve efficiency and cut costs. Forward-thinking companies are leveraging new technologies and adapting to flexible modes of working, such as virtual meetings and remote work. This new paradigm has highlighted the vast chasm between the traditional business…

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4 Tips for Managing Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

Read these smart and effective tips for successfully managing independent professionals. These tips focus on effective communication and defining measurements for program management.

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8 Ways Direct Sourcing Reduces Staffing Costs

By MBO Partners

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

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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6 Ways to Build a Virtual Talent Pool

By MBO Partners

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

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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