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Guides for Independent Professionals

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6 Ways to Sell Better and Get More Consulting Clients

As an independent professional you have a lot of additional responsibilities; not only must you deliver quality work, you have…

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How to Create a Small Business Growth Strategy

What is the ideal time to grow your business? It can be hard to tell. There are many internal and…

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How to Give a Great Business Presentation

Most of us have sat through a bad presentation – from an overlong presentation to cringe-worthy slides. The messages may have been important, but they were most likely lost or diluted because of a poor delivery. Presentations affect professional reputation, so the ability to effectively communicate ideas is vital to the strength of any independent consultancy.

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3 Ways to Build Thought Leadership as a Consultant

Learn how to become a thought leader in your field with this MBO Partners guide.

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3 Consulting Agreement Templates and Contracts Guide

Learn how to write and negotiate the right independent consulting agreement. Learn the key ingredients of a contract, different types of contracts, and mistakes to avoid.

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How to Get Your First Consulting Client: 6 Steps

Get your consulting business off to a good start by learning the best strategies for finding and getting clients.

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Guides for Enterprises

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9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

Is your company aware of the risks that independent contractor misclassification can pose? Find out what exactly they are and how to avoid them.

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk?

Realize the competitive advantage of making independent talent part of your workforce strategy by creating a compliance program that manages legal risk and brings top talent to your doorstep.

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5 Benefits of an Enterprise Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

Savvy organizations of all types are increasingly incorporating independent professional talent into their workforces. And they are looking for ways…

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15 Best Practices for Classifying Workers and Avoiding an Audit

Worker misclassification may often seem like a far-off concept—something that only happens to very large companies that you read about…

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Independent Contractor vs Employee: Which Should I Hire?

Learn how to define and when to hire a 1099 independent contractor, temp or full time employee in order to avoid misclassification risks.

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

When we consider the multitude of complications that were anticipated as a result of the COVID pandemic, few professionals would…

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Research, Studies and White Papers

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MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2020

A New Version of the American Dream Dive into the report, our interactive look at 10 trends that matter, listen…

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Digital Nomads: How COVID-19 Impacted Digital Nomadism

COVID-19 and the Rise of the Digital Nomad The 2020 report covers how COVID-19 led to a marked increase in…

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Workforce Optimization and the Era of the Agile Enterprise

Workforce Optimization: Transform the Way Work Gets Done Powered by MBO Partners, the Deep Job Platform Enabling the Future of…

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Building an Agile Workforce in a Post COVID World

The world today is in a near-constant state of change. While we are not yet in full post-COVID-19 territory, organizations…

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Four Forces Driving the New World of Work

If asked what their most strategic asset is, almost any business leader will respond in the same way: “our people.”…

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Attract and Retain Top Talent by Becoming a Client of Choice

A Look Into the 4th Annual Client of Choice Report The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt keenly…

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Webinars and Events

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

Webinar Recap: Brining Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to the Future

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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

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

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Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

Webinar Recap: Bringing Open Innovation to the Future of Work

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

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

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

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

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