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Increase Adoption of Contingent Workforce Management Policies

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3 Business Benefits of a Contractor Compliance Program

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 20, 2021

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Improve Workforce Management with a Chief Freelance Officer

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Top 4 Reasons Companies Use Independent Professionals

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3 Ways to Retain High-Quality Independent Consultants

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 13, 2021

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How to Compliantly Engage This Growing Group of Remote Workers

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Why Use a Direct Sourcing Strategy for Talent Acquisition

Staff Spotlight: Kelly Scogna, Financial Integration Analyst

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The Cost of Worker Misclassification: Independent Contractors

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Should I Hire a Contractor or Employee? 6 Questions to Ask

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 6, 2021

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Hiring 1099 vs W-2 Employee: Pros and Cons

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The Great Realization: New Data Shows Dramatic Surge in Freelance Workers

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News August 2021

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 30, 2021

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What Does Independent Contractor Compliance Mean?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 23, 2021

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4 Tips to Get Buy-In for Your Contingent Labor Program

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 16, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Christine Rindfleisch, Independent Business Advisor

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How Does Direct Sourcing Work?

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What to Know Before Hiring through a Freelance Marketplace

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 9, 2021

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15 Best Practices for Classifying Workers and Avoiding an Audit

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 2, 2021

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News July 2021

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MBO Partners® Announces New CFO to Advance Platform and Fuel Growth

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How to Avoid Independent Contractor Reclassification

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 26, 2021

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Four Ways to Minimize Worker Misclassification

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 19, 2021

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The Importance of Fostering a Community of Independent Talent

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The Role of Technology in Finding Top Independent Talent

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Staff Spotlight: MBO Product Management Team Expands

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 12, 2021

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4 Tips for Managing Independent Contractors

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 6, 2021

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5 Effective Strategies to Attract the Best Talent

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News June 2021

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 28, 2021

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Tips for Managing Remote Teams

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 21, 2021

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4 Ways Companies Can Attract Top Independent Professionals & Become a Client of Choice

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How to Calculate the ROI of Hiring Independent Consultants

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 14, 2021

Staff Spotlight

Staff Spotlight: Q&A With Keaton Swett

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Use our Compliance Checklist to Minimize Contractor Risk

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5 Benefits of Outsourcing Contractor Management

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 7, 2021

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When Can I Classify a Worker as an Independent Contractor?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 1, 2021

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News May 2021

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How to Retain Top Independent Talent

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 24, 2021

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Consulting Fees: How Much Should I Charge?

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3 Things to Consider When Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 17, 2021

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9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

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Should I Hire a Consultant? 10 Myths

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 10, 2021

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6 Ways to Build a Virtual Talent Pool

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 3, 2021

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: April 2021

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: 10 Differences

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 26, 2021

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 19, 2021

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Talent Management through Strategic Sourcing

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6 Ways to Build and Manage Your Talent Pool

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 12, 2021

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3 Reasons to Use a Written Contract for Consultants

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The Impact of Women in the Independent Workforce

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 5, 2021

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: March 2021

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Defining the Human Capital Market: How it’s Similar to the Financial Market

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 29, 2021

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Increase Return on Investment Using Contractors

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 22, 2021

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How Do Organizations Create a Virtual Talent Bench?

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6 Ways to Build Relationships with Independent Workers

Webinar Recap: Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work

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5 Ways to Improve Contingent Workforce Program Adoption

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 15, 2021

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How to Write an RFP for Consulting Services: 7 Tips

Webinar Recap: Should an IC Hire a Coach? Taking the Mystery Out of Executive Coaching and Why it Can Power Revenue and Success for Consultants

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How to Streamline Onboarding Independent Talent

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 8, 2021

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The Value of a Virtual Talent Bench

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5 Benefits of an Enterprise Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 1, 2021

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: February 2021

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Independent Workers Lead Recent Surge in Professional Service Business Applications

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 22, 2021

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 15, 2021

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The Impact of Employee Misclassification on Your Business

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 8, 2020

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4 Ways to Build a Talent Network

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 2, 2020

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: January 2021

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 26, 2020

Future of Work in 2021

Webinar Recap: Roundtable: Key Trends for the Future of Work in 2021

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5 Ways to Find Top Independent Talent

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 19, 2020

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Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)

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How to Avoid Worker Misclassification Penalties

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DOL Updates Worker Classification Guidelines: What this New Rule Means for Enterprise Organizations and the Independent Professionals they Engage

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 11, 2020

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Five Trends Driving Independent Workforce Growth

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Determining the Cost of Your Independent Contractor Engagement Program

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 4, 2020

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Three Independent Workforce Trends in 2020

Future of Work 2021 Trends Countdown

Countdown: 10 Predictions for the Future of Work on New Year’s Eve 2020

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: December 28, 2020

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: December 21, 2020

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Top Independent Contractor Compliance Stories from 2020

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The Enduring Growth and Resilience of Independent Work: A Look Into the 10th Annual State of Independence in America Report

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New Data Shows Independent Work Is A ‘Force to Be Reckoned With​’

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Webinar Recap: Crowdsource Innovation, Serve Clients Project Needs and Unleash Residual Income with MindSumo

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: December 7, 2020

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Bryan Peña Shares Legal Insights – December 2020

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5 Small Business Reputation Management Strategies that Work

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 30, 2020

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: November, 2020

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 23, 2020

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Contingent Workforce Compliance: What Companies Should Know

Webinar Recap: Stand Out From the Crowd: Insights from Expert Recruiters to Get Noticed for Projects

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4 Ways Direct Sourcing Helps Companies Become More Agile

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 16, 2020

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 10, 2020

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Independent Workforce Platform MBO Partners® Expands to the United Kingdom and Ireland via Acquisition

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Hiring Independent Contractors: 5 Common Concerns and How to Overcome Them

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4 Strategies to Reduce Misclassification Risk

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 2, 2020

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: October, 2020

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How to Turn Your Independent Workforce into a Competitive Advantage

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Independent Professional Workforce Defined

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 26, 2020

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4 Steps to Hiring the Right Independent Professional

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5 Ways to Attract Skilled Independent Talent to Your Business

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3 Key Factors of Classification Compliance

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 19, 2020

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How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 12, 2020

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3 Risk Management Strategies for Contractor Engagement

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How to Increase Direct Sourcing Program Adoption

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How to Create a Contingent Workforce Management Program

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What is a Talent Network?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 5, 2020

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What is Worker Misclassification?

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What California’s AB2257 Means for Independent Contractors

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: September, 2020

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MBO Partners® Acquires Open Innovation Platform MindSumo, Inc.

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3 Cost Savings of Direct Sourcing

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 28, 2020

Which bill rate is right for you?

3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

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How to Transition from Full Time Worker to Self Employed: 9 Steps

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How to Achieve Corporate Agility by Leveraging Independent Talent

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5 Risks of Hiring Independent Contractors

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 21, 2020

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3 Best Practices for Independent Contractor Engagement

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Recruiting Contractors: Staffing Agency vs Job Marketplace

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 14, 2020

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How to Build a Budget for Independent Workforce Management

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5 Better Ways to Engage Top Talent

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Consulting Proposal Template and Guide

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 7, 2020

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: Which Should I Hire?

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6 Ways to Sell Better and Get More Consulting Clients

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How to Create a Small Business Growth Strategy

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Background Checks for Independent Contractors in the Wake of COVID-19: 4 Areas to Consider Moving Forward

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 31, 2020

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: August, 2020

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Webinar Recap: Think Like a Recruiter: What You Need to Know to Get the Attention of Big Brands

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 24, 2020

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How to Give a Great Business Presentation

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 17, 2020

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3 Ways to Stay Compliant When Hiring Independent Contractors

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 10, 2020

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3 Levels of Contractor Compliance

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 3, 2020

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Masterclass Recap: James Rosebush & the Art of Public Speaking

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10 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Compliance Risk

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: July, 2020

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3 Ways to Build Thought Leadership as a Consultant

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When is an Independent Contractor an Employee?

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3 Consulting Agreement Templates and Contracts Guide

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5 Reasons to Hire Independent Contractors

Growing Beyond Your Network

Webinar Recap: Growing Beyond Your Network – Marketing Your Skills and Brand as an Independent Consultant

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How to Get Your First Consulting Client: 6 Steps

10 Actions to Take This Summer to Drive Business Success in 2021

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How to Source Consultants for Projects

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8 Ways to Simplify Independent Contractor Engagement

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4 Contingent Workforce Engagement Strategies

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How to Write a Consultant Job Description: 4 Tips

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The Costs of Independent Contractor Engagement

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A Mid-Year Check-in for Enterprise Organizations Regarding the Future of Work

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7 Predictions for the Future of Work