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Guides for Independent Professionals

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

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