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4 Ways the Independent Workforce Can Help Grow your Business in 2020

By MBO Partners

Today, 41 million Americans work as consultants, freelancers, contractors, temporary, or on-call workers. This independent workforce is a growing and powerful economic force that is shaping the way organizations accomplish their goals. Incorporating independent professional talent as part of a company’s workforce is a practice that is becoming more common and accepted across a wide…

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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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MSP vs VMS: Which is better for managing contingent labor?

By MBO Partners

Today’s business leaders are experiencing pressure to improve service, move faster, and find new skills in their workforce. With a need to shift strategies to better meet business goals, enterprises are increasing their dependence on contract, freelance, and gig workers—adopting a flexible workforce that is comprised of both full-time and independent talent. Today, there are…

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How to Implement a Direct Sourcing Strategy

By MBO Partners

By engaging independent professional talent on a project-basis business today can realize significant cost savings as well as increased output and efficiency. Nearly 64% of senior executives say their external workforce is important or very important in increasing organizational agility, according to research from Deloitte. However, while independent professionals can play a vital role in…

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Recruiting Contractors vs Employees: What’s the Difference?

By MBO Partners

The independent workforce is a different pool of talent than traditional employees and therefore, there are differences when it comes to recruiting each type of talent. In order to successfully attract, retain, and re-engage independent workers, companies must focus on building a recruiting strategy that is specifically designed to meet the needs of this group…

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5 Traits of the Modern Independent Workforce

By MBO Partners

The modern independent workforce embraces technology, works from anywhere in the world, and finds satisfaction in building a career out of their passion. These workers are finding their place in America’s larger workforce, bringing skilled expertise to fill critical job openings while enjoying the flexibility and lifestyle independent work offers. Organizations are increasingly recognizing the…

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What is Co-Employment? How 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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How to Mitigate Risk through Compliance

By Bunker

The modern workforce has seen a dramatic shift away from the salaried 9-5 employee, and towards a mosaic of independent contractors engaged by enterprises for specific projects. While the gig economy is in many ways a more efficient and productive model, it’s also a less secure one. That’s not to say that engaging independent contractors…

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Should Your Independent Contractors Have Cyber Insurance?

By Bunker

Cyber insurance helps protect your company from costly data breaches not covered by general or professional liability insurance. Learn the benefits of cyber insurance, what it protects, and why you should consider it if your company engages independent contractors.

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MBO Partners’ State of Independence in America Report: What it Means for Your Independent Workforce Program

By MBO Partners

Understand the trends of the independent workforce by viewing our in-depth webinar.

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