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Guides for Independent Professionals

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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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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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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How to Manage Independent Contractors: 3 Approaches

Learn three approaches to independent contractor engagement and tips for how to best manage your independent workforce.

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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: Boost Your Consulting Revenue with an Executive Coach

Our May 19 webinar, Using an Executive Coach to Accelerate your Independent Consulting Revenue, offered numerous tips and insights on…

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What is the CARES Act, and what does it mean for Enterprises?

In this exclusive webinar, Gene Zaino, MBO Partners founder and executive chairman, Miles Everson, MBO Partners CEO discussed key benefits…

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How Independents Can Access CARES Act Benefits

Congress has approved and the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), a $2…

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Webinar Recap “MBO Manager Hack: An Interactive Session”

Direct Sourcing Hacks  MBO Partners is hosting a monthly “quick hit” webinar series for engagement managers about how to hack the direct sourcing…

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5 Ways to Prepare for IR35

In this webinar, our panel of experts discusses the UK’s changes to off-payroll working in the private sector, what IR35 means for companies that engage independent contractors in the UK, and how your business can prepare.

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MBO Partners’ State of Independence in America Report: What it Means for Your Independent Workforce Program

Understand the trends of the independent workforce by viewing our in-depth webinar.

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