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4 Benefits of Open Innovation for Enterprises in 2023

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Proposals, Resumes, and Interviews: Best Practices for Hiring Independent Contractors


What Matters Most to Independent Talent?

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How Independent Contractors Can Boost Your Bottom Line in a Recession

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How to Write a Perfect Independent Contractor Job Posting

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8 Worker Misclassification Tips to Set Your Enterprise Up for Success

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3 Best Practices for Independent Contractor Engagement

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How to Set Independent Talent Up for Success in 2023 (Guide)

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The Future of Work: 11 Trends and Tactics that Matter in 2023

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How to Develop a Talent Strategy that Includes Consultants

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Why and How to Build a Direct Sourcing Business Case 

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Artificial Intelligence for Contingent Labor: Benefits and Challenges

The Growing Independent Population: Is the Genie Out of the Bottle?


5 Traits of the Modern Independent Workforce

Top Independent Contractor Compliance Stories from 2022

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3 Ways to Build an Agile Workforce with Contingent Talent

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How to Access, Engage, and Manage Your Independent Workforce

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How to Eat An Elephant: Open Innovation Bite-by-Bite

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What is Worker Misclassification?

From Employer of Choice to Client of Choice


4 Strategies to Reduce Misclassification Risk

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How to Budget for Independent Workforce Management

Worker Classification Tests: DOL, IRS, State Tests for Classifying Workers


MSP vs VMS: Which is better for managing contingent labor?

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The Great Realization Continues: Highlights from the 12th Annual State of Independence in America Report

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5 Ways to Work Better with Top Talent

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7 Best Practices for a Scalable Contingent Labor Workforce Program


5 Risks of Hiring Independent Contractors

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News November 2022

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How Big and Small Companies Can Innovate During A Recession