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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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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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MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2020

A New Version of the American Dream Dive into the report, our interactive look at 10 trends that matter, listen…

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Digital Nomads: How COVID-19 Impacted Digital Nomadism

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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Workforce Optimization and the Era of the Agile Enterprise

Workforce Optimization: Transform the Way Work Gets Done Powered by MBO Partners, the Deep Job Platform Enabling the Future of…

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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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Webinars and Events

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Webinar Recap: Developing and Marketing Your Online Presence as an Independent Consultant

In our June 11 webinar, Developing and Marketing Your Online Presence, MBO’s own Amy O’Donnell shared tips and tricks on…

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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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Webinar Recap: Boost ROI, Create a Financially Independent Business & Unleash Your Inner Tiger

Our recent webinar, Full Impact: Unleash the Tiger, may feel appropriate in the title given the recent buzz around Tiger…

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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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