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Guides for Independent Professionals

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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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3 Ways to Calculate Your Billing Rate for Consulting Services

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

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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Guides for Enterprises

9 Signs of Increased Employee Misclassification Risk

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

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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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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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

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

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

2021 Digital Nomad Brief

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

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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Four Forces Driving the New World of Work

Four Forces Driving the New World of Work Workforce optimization initiatives are shifting the mindset of enterprises Download the white…

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Webinars and Events

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Cultivating a Leadership Network Summary

Cultivating a Leadership Network August 7, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Content Topics in the Webinar  Featured…

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The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business Summary

The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business February 2018 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST Content Topics in the Webinar  Featured Speakers Emily…

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What Tax Reform Means for Independent Professionals & Their Clients Summary

What Tax Reform Means for Independent Professionals & Their Clients March 15, 2018 Content Topics in the Webinar  Featured Speakers…

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How to Generate Breakthrough Opportunities by Leveraging Your Network Summary

How to Generate Breakthrough Opportunities by Leveraging Your Network July 2018 Content Topics in the Webinar  Featured Speakers Emily Stringer,…

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Create an Enterprise-Grade Direct Access Program for Independent Professionals Summary

Create an Enterprise-Grade Direct Access Program for Independent Professionals June 14, 2018 | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST Content…

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How Branding Impacts Small Business Success Summary

How Branding Impacts Small Business Success June 2018 Content Topics in the Webinar  Featured Speakers Emily Stringer, Manager, Executive Advisory…

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