The Weekly Independent: March 25, 2019
Being a successful independent contractor or a Client of Choice isn’t just about doing the best work or having the best perks. It also means staying one step ahead of the curve. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web.
- Forbes speaks to Linda Mann, MBO Partners’ Chief Customer Officer, about how organizations are creating a more flexible professional workforce by incorporating top independent professional talent.
- Three cost savings of direct sourcing.
- More than half of independent professionals say they have a lot of choice in picking their clients, Staffing Industry Analysts reports.
- Freelancer or permanent employee? HR News investigates this question in light of the UK’s IR35 tax framework.
- How to work effectively with remote independent professionals.
- Uber, Airbnb, and Postmates are likely to follow Lyft in selling stock to gig workers, Bloomberg Law says.
- Small Business Labs reports on the most common professions of skilled freelancers working for businesses.
- In the gig economy, small agencies are ideally suited to remain creative and thrive, says Forbes.
- Companies often mislabel employees as freelancers to cut costs, but now workers are fighting back, according to Vox.
- The San Francisco Chronicle asks whether California could reclassify janitors, truck drivers, and construction workers as employees.
- U.S. News & World Report investigates the need for a business credit card if you’re self-employed.
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