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Guides for Independent Professionals

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7 Tips for Writing a Client Report

Writing a client report is essential for communicating your progress on a project and managing and building positive relationships with…

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The Costs of Independent Contractor Engagement

SOW Template (Scope of Work) for Consulting Services

Learn the critical components to creating a Scope of Work (SOW) document to properly plan and manage your projects.

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7 Business Strategy Frameworks for Consulting and Small Business

What is a business strategy framework? Business strategy frameworks are useful tools that help you analyze the issue, structure your…

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5 Strategies for Managing a Small Business

Consulting Fees: How Much Should I Charge?

Deciding what you should charge for your consulting services is an important step for all independent professionals. Learn how to calculate a cost-based bill rate with this video tutorial.

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Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)

How to create and optimize a website that promotes your business and generates leads

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Business Insurance Requirements for Independent Consultants

5 Small Business Reputation Management Strategies that Work

When it comes to consulting, your reputation can be everything—so why risk it? Here’s how to keep your record clean and your clients satisfied.

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Guides for Enterprises

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5 Things You Need to Know about IR35

IR35 refers to a set of UK legislation designed to combat tax avoidance by independent contractors and the businesses that…

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

Questions and concerns around employee misclassification continue to grow as the independent workforce rises in number. Misclassification can lead to decreased…

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Compliance Risk Assessment Tool for Independent Workforce Engagement

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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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

Contingent Labor Report

2022 Contingent Labor Report

  The Contingent Labor Imperative:   How Agile Enterprises Succeed in a Modern Workforce Model August 2022 How Agile Enterprises…

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Digital Nomads

Digital Nomads: The 2021 Workforce Trend

WORKFORCE TRENDS Digital Nomads: Advancing the Next Way of Working READ THE RESEARCH BRIEF DOWNLOAD THE 2021 DIGITAL NOMADS RESEARCH…

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Corporate Use of Branded Talent Marketplaces

RESEARCH BRIEF Contingent Labor Trends: Corporate Use of Branded Talent Marketplaces CONTACT US Enterprises today are having to adapt to…

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2021 State of Independence Report

MBO Partners State of Independence in America Report 2021

11TH ANNUAL STATE OF INDEPENDENCE The Great Realization In our 2021 report, we look at how Americans are rethinking what…

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Digital Nomads: How COVID-19 Impacted Digital Nomads

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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Building an Agile Workforce in a Post COVID World

Building an Agile Workforce in a Post-COVID World Shift to a strategic mindset through workforce optimization Download the white paper…

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Case Studies

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A Big 4 Consulting Firm Outsources Independent Talent Recruitment to Build a Successful Direct Sourcing Program

Outsourcing talent recruitment provides a big 4 consulting firm with a flexible way to secure high-level expertise on an as-needed…

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Global IT, networking and cybersecurity solutions business brings controls and processes into IR35 compliance

The risks and responsibilities of the new IR35 legislation created some challenges for the global IT, networking and cybersecurity solutions…

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Case Study: National Home Products Manufacturer Crowdsources 50 Percent of its New Product Ideas

National Home Products Manufacturer Crowdsources 50 Percent of its New Product Ideas

A home products manufacturer needed a way to rapidly generate 20-25 new product ideas per month working within a tight…

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Fortune 500 Consulting Firm Gets Better Ideas and Faster Turnaround for Client Using Crowdsourcing

A major global consulting firm was looking for a fast solution to handle the ideation component of its client engagements….

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Major Global Industrial Manufacturer Crowdsources Novel R&D Concepts and Identifies Top Candidates for Technical Positions

A major global industrial manufacturer needed a way to think outside the box for ideas on how to improve on…

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Fortune 500 CPG Company Uses MindSumo to Crowdsource Names for a New Line of Products

A global CPG company was launching a new product line in an entirely new market segment. The company wanted a…

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Webinars and Events

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the Workforce

Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work

WEBINAR Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work The independent workforce is growing rapidly and may soon…

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Bringing Open Innovation to the Future Work

WEBINAR Bringing Open Innovation to the Future Work MBO’s Future of Work roundtable series is a monthly panel-style discussion amongst…

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Key Trends for the Future of Work in 2021

Key Trends for the Future Work in 2021

WEBINAR Key Trends for the Future Work in 2021 MBO’s Future of Work roundtable series is a monthly panel-style discussion…

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

WEBINAR Crowdsource Innovation, Serve Clients Project Needs, and Unleash Residual Income with MindSumo Crowdsourcing is an increasingly popular way to…

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

WEBINAR Stand Out From the Crowd: Insights from Expert Recruiters to Get Noticed for Projects The evolution in recruiting has…

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Direct Sourcing to Access Top Talent in the Future of Work

Direct Sourcing to Access Top Talent in the Future of Work

WEBINAR Direct Sourcing to Access Top Talent in the Future of Work MBO’s Future of Work roundtable series is a…

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