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Guides for Independent Professionals

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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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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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Which bill rate is right for you?

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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Guides for Enterprises

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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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10 Strategies to Reduce Contractor Compliance Risk

Understanding how to properly engage and manage independent contractors is critical for the modern business. If you suspect that your…

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The Costs of Independent Contractor Engagement

Learn about the costs associated with different independent contractor engagement methods and review a case study to see cost savings in action.

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Research, Studies and White Papers

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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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Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote and Distributed Work

Digital Nomads: Leading the Shift to Remote and Distributed Work Who are digital nomads and what is their outlook? In…

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The Financial Well-Being of Independent Workers

The Financial Well-Being of Independent Workers To better understand how one’s sense of financial health and security may differ based…

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10 Predictions for the Future of Work

Visit our in-depth destination on the future of work, and interact with data, watch videos and hear stories of independence…

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Digital Nomads: A Rising Workforce Trend

Digital Nomads: A Rising Workforce Trend In this State of Independence Research Brief, we explore the rising trend of and…

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3 Trends Driving the Growth of Highly-Skilled, High Earning Workers

3 Trends Driving the Growth of Highly-Skilled, High Earning Workers MBO has released a new report on high-earning, highly-skilled independent…

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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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Future of Work in 2021

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

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

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

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

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