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Guides for Independent Professionals

Which bill rate is right for you?

3 Ways to Calculate Your Bill 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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How to Write a 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

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

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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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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MBO Partners State of Independence in America 2019

A Look Into the 9th Annual State of Independence in America Report The 2019 MBO Partners State of Independence in…

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10 Predictions for the Future of Work

We stand on the precipice of a new way of working. In today’s project-driven economy, more businesses than ever before…

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Webinars and Events

Cultivating a Leadership Network

Working as an independent professional means that you get to be your own boss, set your own hours, create your…

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Why Branding is Important for Independent Contractors

What is Branding? As a member of the independent workforce, why is brand important to you? You have a reputation—whether…

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Becoming an Independent Consultant: Are you ready?

Going independent is on a lot of people’s minds. What’s not to get excited about? Greater freedom and flexibility. The…

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5 Steps to Restart, Recharge and Revive Your Marketing for 2018

Are you on track to meet your goals this year?  You don’t have to wait until the end of the…

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Webinar Speaker Referral

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Creating and Marketing Your Website as an Independent Consultant

Erin Daniels of Design for People was the guest speaker of our webinar on creating and marketing your website as an…

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