Talent Retention

Retention Strategies for Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

Employee retention is an important part of maintaining a streamlined, productive workforce. Enterprises want to hold on to their top performers—the same strategy should apply to independent contractors as well.  More than ever before, companies are relying on independent talent for the in-demand skills and professionalism they provide. Independent contractors bring on-demand expertise, staffing flexibility,…

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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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How to Attract and Retain Great Independent Talent

By MBO Partners

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

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10 Tips to Increase Contingent Workforce Management Policy Adoption

By MBO Partners

Creating a contingent workforce management program is an important step in ensuring compliant engagement, but adoption of policies you have put into place is key to ensuring that the program you created is followed. One of the most valuable resources to organizations today are independent professionals. This component of your total workforce can bring in…

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How to Make Consultants Part of Your Talent Strategy

How to Develop a Talent Strategy that Includes Consultants

By MBO Partners

Large companies are increasingly considering how to incorporate consultants into their talent strategy in order to win or at least survive in the “war for talent.”  We know that many professionals are making the leap from full-time employment to independence for a number of reasons, ranging from control of their schedule and career to increased…

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6 Effective Strategies to Attract the Best Talent

By MBO Partners

The independent workforce is a growing and vital source of talent for many enterprises. Independent contractors provide access to in-demand skills without adding to company payroll, they offer staffing flexibility, and can help companies minimize employment costs. But as more organizations become aware of these benefits, competition for top independent talent is growing. The best…

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Talent Management through Strategic Sourcing

Talent Management through Strategic Sourcing

By Dawnette Cooke

Year after year, leadership and executive teams from all industries have faced the same pressing question: how do you source skilled talent? When seeking highly-skilled specialists and subject-matter experts, the answer to that question is increasingly independent professional talent. The pursuit of independent contractors as a component of strategic sourcing initiatives has evolved quickly in…

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