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Guides for Enterprises

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Calculate Your Worker Misclassification Risk

Independent Contractor Risk Assessment is Important Independent contractor misclassification is an important concept to grasp when engaging contingent workers. While…

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Launching Your Direct Sourcing Program

Find the tools that you need to plan and launch a direct sourcing program in your enterprise.

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Compliance Risk Assessment Tool for Independent Workforce Engagement

Because there is risk associated with hiring independent contractors, preparation is key. Often, misclassification can be unintentional because businesses simply do…

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15 Ways to Avoid a Worker Misclassification Audit (Guide)

Learn the steps to take if your company is audited and 15 best practices to implement to avoid an audit.

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How to Prevent Contractor Misclassification: Tips for Managing Gray Zone Workers (Guide)

Learn how to engage contractors using best practices that reduce costs, attract top talent, and reduce misclassification risk.

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What Causes Independent Contractor Engagement Risk and How to Avoid It (Guide)

Learn what causes independent contractor engagement risk and how to mitigate that risk.

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Guides for Independent Professionals

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7 Tips for Writing a Client Report (with Sample Report)

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

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Consulting Fee and Bill Rate Calculator

Using a consulting fees calculator can help you understand how much to charge for your services. As an independent professional,…

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6 Consulting Frameworks for Small Business (Guide + Worksheets)

Understand six common businesss frameworks for consultants, self employed professionals, and contractors.

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10 Steps to Succeed at Your First Consulting Project (Guide)

After landing your first consulting project, take these 10 steps to set yourself up for success.

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Key Questions to Ask Before Starting a Consulting Business (Guide)

Ask yourself these important questions before starting a consulting business

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How to Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)

Learn how to easily create a professional website, a valuable marketing tool to showcase your brand, stand out from your…

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Research, Studies and White Papers

AI in the Future of Work Report

Exploring New Frontiers: How Independent Workers View and Use Generative AI This brief covers the results of an MBO Partners…

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Creator Economy Trends Report 2024

Creator Economy Creators Plateau, But Remain a Vibrant Independent Force Independent Creators Plateaued in 2023 The creator economy grew rapidly…

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Future of Work Report

2024 Future of Work Trends: The Macro Market and Workforce Realities

2024 Trends | Part 1 The Macro Market & Workplace Realities 2024 promises to be a year of new strategies…

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2024 Future of Work Trends: Positioning for the Future

2024 Trends    |    Part 2 Positioning for the Future of Work The future of work is here, and preparation is…

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MBO Partners State of Independence in America Report 2023

   DOWNLOADTHE REPORT Stronger Together Introduction: In 2023, the state of the independent worker is stronger. In 2023, these factors…

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State of Independence Report 2022

MBO Partners State of Independence in America Report 2022

   DOWNLOADTHE REPORT Happier, Healthier & Wealthier Americans in greater numbers are opting for the flexibility, autonomy, control, and balance…

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Case Studies

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Fortune 500 Retail Company Mitigates Misclassification Risk

A Fortune 500 retail company based in the Midwest was struggling with contingent labor compliance. They were beginning to see…

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Mid-Size American Bank Optimizes their Workforce through Direct Sourcing

A mid-size American bank with locations across the United States was looking for a way to avoid costly markups and…

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How Big 4 Consulting Firm Saved $250M through Direct Sourcing

In 2015, a Big 4 consulting firm declared that the world of work was changing. Together with executive leadership, the…

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Healthcare Company Reduces Contractor Migration Timeline by 75%

A managed healthcare company based in the Midwest was looking for a better way to streamline onboarding for independent workers….

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Leading Software Company Implements Workforce Optimization Strategy

An American cloud-based software company was looking to expand their independent contractor workforce. They needed a vendor who could provide…

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Big 4 Consulting Firm Gains New Revenue Stream with International Talent Strategy

A Big 4 consulting firm had been leveraging MBO’s international partner network for several years. More recently, however, they discovered…

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Webinars and Events

10 Steps to Launch a Predictable, Consistent, and Successful Solo Consulting Practice

10 Steps to Launch a Predictable, Consistent, and Successful Solo Consulting Practice

WEBINAR 10 Steps to Launch a Predictable, Consistent, and Successful Solo Consulting Practice Are you contemplating a shift to independent…

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SOI 2023

On Demand Webinar: Stronger Together: Insights from the 2023 State of Independence Report

WEBINAR Stronger Together: Insights from the 2023 State of Independence Report Dive into the insights gained at the recent panel…

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Life Goals: Managing Employee Experience in the Future of Work

WEBINAR Life Goals: Managing Employee Experience in the Future of Work In this interactive event, strategic HR leaders are expanding…

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Planning for Independent Business Success in 2023!

Planning for Independent Business Success in 2023

WEBINAR Planning for Independent Business Success in 2023 In this exclusive interactive event, independent consulting coach Melisa Liberman gave actionable…

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December 2022 SOI Webinar

2022 State of Independence In America: Why These Data Points Matter To Your Business

WEBINAR 2022 State of Independence In America Deep Dive: Why These Data Points Matter To Your Business In a recent…

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Should an IC Hire a Coach Power More Revenue and Success

Should an IC Hire a Coach? Power More Revenue and Success

WEBINAR Should an IC Hire a Coach? Power More Revenue and Success Get inspired with a specific checklist of actions…

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