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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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15 Best Practices for Classifying Workers and Avoiding an Audit

Misclassifying employees as independent contractors may often seem like a far-off concept—something that only happens to very large companies that…

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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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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 2021

From Great Resignation to Great Realization Preview key data from our soon-to-release State of Independence report, the world’s longest and…

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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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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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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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IR35 Legal Changes and What it Means for Your Business

Is your business ready for the changes in off-payroll working in the private sector? What should you be doing now…

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How to Develop Resilience When You’re Self Employed

The pathway to success as a self employed small business owner is not straight, flat, or smooth. It’s a twisting,…

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How to Develop Learning Agility as an Independent Professional

Succeeding as an independent professional is difficult if you are focused on only doing certain things a certain way. Instead,…

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How to Generate Breakthrough Opportunities by Leveraging Your Network

Does a majority of your new business come from referrals? Do you often wish you had a bit more control…

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