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5 Better Ways to Engage Top Talent

How to Turn Your Independent Workforce into a Competitive Advantage

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News November 2021

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The Weekly Independent: November 29, 2021

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Employment Types: Determine if You Need an Independent Contractor, Temp, or Employee

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The Weekly Independent: November 22, 2021

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

4 Steps to Take in a Worker Classification Audit

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First Ever Sizing Study Reveals 7.1 Million Americans Participate in the Creator Economy, Earning Money from Platforms Like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram

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The Weekly Independent: November 15, 2021

How to Scale Your Independent Workforce Program

How to Evaluate the Right Independent Contractor Engagement Solution for Your Organization

Why Misclassification Risk Can’t Be Ignored

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 8, 2021

What do Independent Workers Want in a Client Relationship?

How to Write a Consultant Job Description: 4 Tips

Four Benefits to Re-Engaging Independent Professional Talent

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 1, 2021

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News October 2021

5 Benefits of Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

5 Ways to Find Top Independent Talent

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 25, 2021

Staff Spotlight: Megan Kozich, Senior Training Content Manager

5 Worker Misclassification Penalties to Avoid

5 Reasons to Outsource Independent Workforce Management

4 Ways Direct Sourcing Helps Companies Become More Agile

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 18, 2021

5 Behaviors and Values of Independent Professionals

What is Workforce Optimization and Why You Need It

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Managing Remote Workers

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 11, 2021

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Digital Nomads: A Growing Trend of Remote Workers

How to Create a Contingent Workforce Management Strategy: 6 Steps

Contingent Workforce Compliance: What Companies Should Know

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The Weekly Independent: October 4, 2021

How to Determine the Cost of Hiring Independent Workers

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News September 2021

4 Ways to Achieve Workforce Agility

4 Tips to Grow Your Direct Sourcing Program

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The Weekly Independent: September 27, 2021

What is Contingent Workforce Management?

5 Ways to Build Strong Relationships with Contractors

10 Tips to Increase Contingent Workforce Management Policy Adoption

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

4 Reasons Companies Hire Independent Contractors

3 Ways to Increase Contingent Worker Retention

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 13, 2021

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How to Compliantly Engage This Growing Group of Remote Workers

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

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

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 6, 2021

1099 vs W2 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

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The Weekly Independent: August 30, 2021

What Does Independent Contractor Compliance Mean?

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The Weekly Independent: August 23, 2021

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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6 Benefits of Workforce Optimization for Companies

How Does Direct Sourcing Work?

What to Know Before Hiring through a Freelance Marketplace

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: August 9, 2021

15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification 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

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

Workforce-Optimization

3 Ways to Build Long Term Relationships with Contingent Workers

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

4 Tips for Managing Independent Contractors

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: July 6, 2021

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

Tips for Managing Remote Teams

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: June 21, 2021

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

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

Compliance Checklist for Misclassification Risk

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

How to Retain Top Independent Talent

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 24, 2021

Consulting Fees: How Much Should I Charge?

3 Things to Consider When Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: May 17, 2021

9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

Should I Hire a Consultant? 10 Myths

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The Weekly Independent: May 10, 2021

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

Independent Contractor vs Employee: 10 Differences

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 26, 2021

What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 19, 2021

Talent Management through Strategic Sourcing

6 Ways to Build and Manage Your Talent Pool

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: April 12, 2021

3 Reasons to Use a Written Contract for Consultants

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

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

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 29, 2021

Increase Return on Investment Using Contractors

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 22, 2021

How Do Organizations Create a Virtual Talent Bench?

6 Ways to Build Relationships with Independent Workers

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

5 Ways to Improve Contingent Workforce Program Adoption

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: March 15, 2021

How to Write an RFP for Consulting: 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

The Value of a Virtual Talent Bench

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

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

The Impact of Employee Misclassification on Your Business

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: February 8, 2020

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

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 19, 2020

Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)

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

Five Trends Driving Independent Workforce Growth

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: January 4, 2020

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​’

Earn Residual Income with MindSumo

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: December 7, 2020

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Bryan Peña Shares Legal Insights – December 2020

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

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

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

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: November 2, 2020

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: October, 2020

Independent Professional Workforce Defined

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 26, 2020

4 Steps to Hiring the Right Independent Professional

5 Ways to Attract Skilled Independent Talent to Your Business

3 Key Factors of Classification Compliance

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 19, 2020

How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 12, 2020

3 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Misclassification Risk

How to Increase Direct Sourcing Program Adoption

How to Create a Contingent Workforce Management Program

What is a Talent Network?

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: October 5, 2020

What is Worker Misclassification?

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.

3 Cost Savings of Direct Sourcing

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 28, 2020

3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

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

How to Achieve Corporate Agility by Leveraging Independent Talent

Hiring Independent Contractors: 5 Risks to Avoid

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 21, 2020

3 Best Practices for Independent Contractor Engagement

Recruiting Contractors: Staffing Agency vs Job Marketplace

The Weekly Independent

The Weekly Independent: September 14, 2020