The Weekly Independent: April 24, 2017
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- Direct sourcing tools make it easy for self-employed professionals to engage with your organization. Here are four benefits these tools can offer.
- Did you know 81% of businesses use newsletters as part of their marketing strategy? Here are 6 reasons to consider a newsletter for your small business.
- Canada’s freelance workforce is predicted to grow over the next 10 years, according to Randstad Canada’s Workforce 2025 report.
- Hone these five behavioral skills to succeed in the 21st century.
- Make Facebook part of your social media marketing strategy by following these do’s and don’ts.
- Forbes looks at how UK freelancers will support businesses in the post-Brexit economy.
- Quality customer service is an essential part of running a successful small business. How to not be the United Airlines of freelancing, according to The Seattle Times.
- Europe’s first mobile bank, N26, now offers dedicated business accounts for the self-employed.
- Employers can use this game plan to minimize employee misclassification risk.
- Work-sharing company Spacious turns empty restaurant dining rooms into daytime workspaces.
- 10 tips for transitioning from being a corporate leader to being your own boss, according to Forbes.
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