Workforce Engagement

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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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Achieve Workforce Agility by Engaging Independent Contractors

By MBO Partners

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

By MBO Partners

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

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

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

By MBO Partners

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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Contractors vs Employees: 10 Differences You Need to Know

By MBO Partners

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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What is Contractor vs Employee vs Temp

By MBO Partners

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

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Onboarding Independent Contractors: 7 Steps you can take to make onboarding easier and get work started

By MBO Partners

The onboarding process can often make or break the experience of working with your company. Independent workers want to get to work quickly, and often that’s what you want too. A strong onboarding program can help create a good first impression and lasting relationship with your independent talent. Here are seven tips for creating a…

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Barriers to Building an Effective Independent Workforce Engagement Program

By MBO Partners

Independent contractors provide businesses today with needed skills, specialized expertise, and on-demand talent. Building a centralized program that is designed to manage the engagement and compliance processes for independent contractors is an important part of incorporating contingent workers. An independent contractor engagement program helps minimize a company’s exposure to misclassification liability, and provides processes for…

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