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Guides for Independent Professionals

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3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

Calculate your billing rate and find tips to help you evaluate and maintain your consultant salary.

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

Why Become Self-Employed? Work today looks very different than it did just a few years ago. There are many options…

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Consulting Proposal Template and Guide

Starting a new business or landing a new client often begins with writing a proposal. Mastering the details of how…

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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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Guides for Enterprises

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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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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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Compliance Risk Assessment Tool for Independent Workforce Engagement

Because there is risk associated with hiring independent contractors, preparation is key.  There are many factors to consider and many…

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5 Benefits of an Enterprise Grade Direct Sourcing Solution

As the use of independent professional talent continues to grow, savvy organizations must find a way to directly engage this…

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Calculate Your Worker Misclassification Risk

Why a Risk Assessment is Important Discussion of independent contractor misclassification seems to be everywhere nowadays. And while most now acknowledge…

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Research, Studies and White Papers

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COVID-19 and the Rise of the Digital Nomad

COVID-19 and the Rise of the Digital Nomad In 2020, the U.S. and the entire world witnessed a seismic shift…

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Workforce Optimization and the Era of the Agile Enterprise

Workforce Optimization: Transform the Way Work Gets Done A Targeted Consulting Engagement Talent Optimization is Within Your Reach MBO Partners,…

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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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California’s AB 5 Opens the Door For Independent Contractors

As today’s 41-million strong independent workforce continues to grow and evolve, government and engagement policies must evolve and grow to meet the…

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Webinars and Events

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

In our August 20th webinar, Think Like a Recruiter: What You Need to Know to Get the Attention of Big…

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Masterclass Recap: James Rosebush & the Art of Public Speaking

In our July 30 Masterclass, Winning Your Audience: Expert Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking, eminent leader, advisor and best-selling…

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July 30 Masterclass: Winning Your Audience – Expert Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking

On Thursday, July 30, join James Rosebush, eminent leader, advisor, and speaker, in a fast-paced masterclass to improve your public speaking…

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Growing Beyond Your Network

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

In our July 16 webinar, Growing Beyond Your Network: Marketing Your Skills and Brand as an Independent Consultant, MBO’s Chief…

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Webinar Preview: Grow Your Network and Market Your Skills / Brand

Once you’ve established a successful online presence; the next challenge is making yourself visible to your target market – those…

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Webinar Recap: Developing and Marketing Your Online Presence as an Independent Consultant

In our June 11 webinar, Developing and Marketing Your Online Presence, MBO’s own Amy O’Donnell shared tips and tricks on…

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