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Why a Strong Contingent Workforce Can Help Weather a Recession 

Economic downturns happen. History tells us periods of highs and lows are part of life, and it’s up to us to ride the waves. But there are ways to p...

4 Steps to Building a Winning Contingent Workforce Program

Creating solutions that help you plan ahead to remain in compliance can come down to selecting the right AOR partner. Failure to plan can result in no...

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Tenure Limits for Temporary Employees

Imposing tenure limits for temporary employees is a common practice. However, the minimal benefits gained from instituting and enforcing these policie...

Intellectual Property, Trade Secret Risks and Your Independent Contractors

Some practical advice on how you can best safeguard your business IP and trade secrets while still providing the critical information necessary for y...

Practical Steps in Statement of Work (SOW) Management

Statement of Work (SOW) Management serves as the basis for defining a project relationship through a formal contract agreement between the client and ...

Employee Wants, Company Needs: Balancing the Borderless Workplace

People2.0’s Flexible Work Program benefits a distributed workforce by allowing for fully remote employees as well as a hybrid office arrangement. ...

Are You Undervetting Your Independent Contractors?

As we move into a new year and administration, we’re all in goal-making mode. Sure, our most immediate resolutions are to keep safe and pay our bill...

Interns: The Economical, Convenient Solution to Short- and Long-Term Talent

Hiring interns can come with big benefits for both your business and the intern. What factors should you consider? Learn more......

Embracing Independent Talent

(Part 2 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) One third of the American workforce has declared its preference...

Why Independent Contractors Lack Protection Under Sexual Harassment Laws

A half-century-old policy doesn’t protect ICs – and didn’t see the rise of independent work coming Allegations of sexual harassment against Holl...

How the Rise of the Independent Worker Is Transforming the Workplace

(Part 1 of a 2-part series on Recalibrating Risk in the Age of the Independent Worker) When 53 million Americans—one-third of the workforce—have d...

Consulting Firm Sizes Up the Gig Economy: It Is Larger Than You Might Think, and Growing Quickly

Many industry experts have estimated the size of the contingent workforce in the US, with some predicting it could approach 40% of the total workforce...

How the Baby Boomers are Driving the Growth of the Independent Workforce

Driven by seismic shifts in the workforce and the workplace, the independent workforce continues to grow. One of the key drivers behind this trend is ...

What is an Independent Contractor?

Many organizations are legitimately confused about how to properly classify individuals as independent contractors versus employees, and as a result e...

Just Calling Someone an Independent Contractor Doesn’t Necessarily Make It So

In today’s competitive talent market many organizations engage workers as independent contractors. Strategic companies have a consistent process for...

Audited Consultant Risk: Who Is the Employer?

It has been said that the American dream used to be owning your own home. Today, there are many who say the new American dream is owning your own busi...

Defining an Independent Business Providing Services to Your Company

As independent contractor compliance and engagement specialists, we are frequently asked by enterprise clients to help them manage the risks surroundi...

Intellectual Property and Engaging Independent Contractors: Who Owns What?

Appropriate workers classification, though important, is not the only risk that consulting buyers face. Intellectual property concerns should also be ...

An Overview of Different Business Structures for Independent Contractors

The art of classifying Independent Contractors requires a thorough understanding of various business organizations and the nuances that each type of s...

Economic Realities Test: Do You Truly Have an Independent Contractor?

In a real-world example, when engaging a high-level software developer and the economic realities test is applied, an employer can be left in a challe...