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12 Business Books to Read in 2020

By MBO Partners

When you run your own business, you also run your own professional development. Certifications or continuing education programs can be great ways to learn new skills and improve on weak areas, but if you can’t commit to longer curriculum, consider setting aside some time during your workweek for a bit of reading instead. Business books…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News November, 2019

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: November, 2019

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. Illinois’ Human Rights Act Protects Independent Contractors…

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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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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News October, 201

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: October, 2019

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. California Bans Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreements The…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News October, 2019

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: September, 2019

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. California Adopts the ABC Test for Classifying…

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3 Trends Changing the Way We Work

3 Trends Changing the Way We Work

By MBO Partners

Emerging technologies, changing worker preferences, a strong economy, and a tight job market have converged to shape the current workforce landscape. Here are three trends disrupting the way we work.

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3 Ways Millennial Consultants are Driving the Independent Economy

By MBO Partners

There are a number of factors that contribute to the growing independent workforce—the 41 million adult Americans who work as freelancers, consultants, contractors, solopreneurs and more. For many, independence offers the potential for greater work/life flexibility, the chance to pursue a passion, or the opportunity to leave the corporate world behind and build their own…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News August, 2019

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: August, 2019

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. New Jersey Wage Theft Act New Jersey…

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: July, 2019

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. California Bill to Address Dynamex Moves Forward…

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Independent Workforce Management Trends 2019

By MBO Partners

Learn about the preferences and trends impacting today’s most in-demand independent professionals, and implications for your independent workforce strategy.

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