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In order to embrace the new normal of our current workforce, we must acknowledge that it demands a broader talent management plan that integrates a dynamic mix of temporary and full-time workers. A key component of this talent management plan is integrating independent professionals into contemporary workforce programs. Technology is leading the charge in this…

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Although a website can have many different goals, for most people, it is a lead generation tool. New leads can come to your website in three ways: referrals from other websites, direct clicks from social postings or emails, and organic traffic, which comes from people clicking on a link in Google’s search results. To increase…

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When you’re building your virtual office for an independent business, technology plays a key role in keeping your company operating smoothly. When you work remotely, one of the biggest challenges is collaborating with clients. But just because you can’t be in the same physical space as your client doesn’t mean you can’t run an important…

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Each day as an independent professional is chock-full of things to do. From client meetings and project pitches to account management and brand marketing, it’s not always easy to know where to start. Luckily, apps can lend a helping hand and keep you on track. Here are eight apps to help you optimize time, meet…

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While many people’s favorite apps involve matching sets of candies, launching birds at unstable structures, or chasing around lovable pocket monsters, as an independent contractor you don’t always have the luxury of whittling away time with a game during the day. Luckily, there’s another category of apps that are equally engaging—and can help you maximize…

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Having a professional website is practically a necessity for independent professionals today. Websites are an effective business investment that can increase brand awareness and help you reach new clients. However, not all websites are created equal. Simply having a web presence is a good start, but you also want to make sure your site lives up to…

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Technological innovation has helped to lead this charge: the evolution of “Anytime, Anywhere” technology has opened the door for many independent professionals to be top tier collaborators and coordinators without the need for a single in-person interaction. While nothing compares to the value of “pressing the flesh,” the best consultants create the next best experience…

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