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Guides for Independent Professionals
7 Tips for Writing a Client Report
Writing a client report is essential for communicating your progress on a project and managing and building positive relationships with…
SOW Template (Scope of Work) for Consulting Services
Learn the critical components to creating a Scope of Work (SOW) document to properly plan and manage your projects.
7 Business Strategy Frameworks for Small Business
What is a business strategy framework? Business strategy frameworks are useful tools that help you analyze the issue, structure your…
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.
Create a Great Consulting Website (Guide)
How to create and optimize a website that promotes your business and generates leads
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.
Guides for Enterprises
How to Manage Freelancers and Independent Contractors
Learn three approaches to independent contractor engagement and tips for how to best manage your independent workforce.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
Research, Studies and White Papers
10 Future of Work Trends and Predictions
Future of Work 10 Future of Work Trends and Predictions 2020 was a year that had us rethinking our approach…
Digital Nomads: Who they are and key growth trends
Digital Nomads: Leading the Trend for Remote Work State of Independence: 2018 Research Brief Technology is enabling a new, dynamic…
3 Trends Driving the Growth of Highly-Skilled, High Earning Workers
State of Independence Report : 2018 Research Brief 3 Trends Driving the Growth of Highly-Skilled, High Earning Workers Download the…
Elevate: The Enterprise Blueprint for Becoming a Client of Choice
Enterprise Blueprint for Becoming a Client of Choice Elevate helps enterprises implement efficient, transparent workforce management programs Download Elevate As…
A Big 4 Consulting Firm Outsources Independent Talent Recruitment to Build a Successful Direct Sourcing Program
Outsourcing talent recruitment provides a big 4 consulting firm with a flexible way to secure high-level expertise on an as-needed…
Global IT, networking and cybersecurity solutions business brings controls and processes into IR35 compliance
The risks and responsibilities of the new IR35 legislation created some challenges for the global IT, networking and cybersecurity solutions…
National Home Products Manufacturer Crowdsources 50 Percent of its New Product Ideas
A home products manufacturer needed a way to rapidly generate 20-25 new product ideas per month working within a tight…
Fortune 500 Consulting Firm Gets Better Ideas and Faster Turnaround for Client Using Crowdsourcing
A major global consulting firm was looking for a fast solution to handle the ideation component of its client engagements….
Major Global Industrial Manufacturer Crowdsources Novel R&D Concepts and Identifies Top Candidates for Technical Positions
A major global industrial manufacturer needed a way to think outside the box for ideas on how to improve on…
Fortune 500 CPG Company Uses MindSumo to Crowdsource Names for a New Line of Products
A global CPG company was launching a new product line in an entirely new market segment. The company wanted a…
Webinars and Events
Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work
WEBINAR Bringing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to the Future of Work The independent workforce is growing rapidly and may soon…
Bringing Open Innovation to the Future Work
WEBINAR Bringing Open Innovation to the Future Work 宝博电竞积分排榜’s Future of Work roundtable series is a monthly panel-style discussion amongst…
Key Trends for the Future Work in 2021
WEBINAR Key Trends for the Future Work in 2021 宝博电竞积分排榜’s Future of Work roundtable series is a monthly panel-style discussion…
Crowdsource Innovation, Serve Clients Project Needs, and Unleash Residual Income with MindSumo
WEBINAR Crowdsource Innovation, Serve Clients Project Needs, and Unleash Residual Income with MindSumo Crowdsourcing is an increasingly popular way to…
Stand Out From the Crowd: Insights from Expert Recruiters to Get Noticed for Projects
WEBINAR Stand Out From the Crowd: Insights from Expert Recruiters to Get Noticed for Projects The evolution in recruiting has…
Direct Sourcing to Access Top Talent in the Future of Work
WEBINAR Direct Sourcing to Access Top Talent in the Future of Work 宝博电竞积分排榜’s Future of Work roundtable series is a…