MBO Partners Offers Webinar on Becoming an Independent Consultant

MBO Partners offers free online seminar for aspiring independent consultants and independent contractors covering incorporation, business models, invoicing and collections, business insurance, and acquiring affordable benefits. The January 6 event is presented in response to a series of recent layoffs and a surge of interest in independent consulting careers.

Herndon, VA, December 26, 2008 --(PR.com)-- MBO Partners, the leading business operations platform for Independent Consultants and Freelancers, will offer a special online seminar on January 6, 2009 12:30-1:30PM ET for professionals interested in becoming independent contractors or consultants. "Independent Consulting Made Easy," presented by MBO Partners President & CEO Gene Zaino, will be a practical and interactive learning session exploring the many business model options available for professional freelancers and consultants.

Zaino will walk attendees through the nuts and bolts of operating as an independent consultant, including:

Business Structure and Incorporation for Consulting
Contracts, Administration, and Business Insurance
Managing Taxes and Expenses as an Independent Contractor
Invoicing and Collections for Small Business
Securing Affordable Benefits
Time Management, Outsourcing, and Best Practices for Freelancers

"In today's economy, companies need to cut costs and are looking for a flexible workforce; emphasis is being placed on contractors, while permanent positions are being cut," said Zaino. "It's critical that talented consultants - especially those who have recently endured layoffs - are equipped with the tools and information they need to make sound decisions about operating independently. There are ways to make consulting easier and safer for these valuable professionals, and we feel a responsibility to put as much information into their hands as possible."

About MBO Partners:

MBO Partners makes it easy for independent consultants and their clients to work together. With their Portable Employer of Record (TM) service powered by the MyBizOffice (TM) system, MBO Partners is the leading alternative to self-incorporation for consultants, freelancers, and independent contractors. For organizations that use contract talent, MBO Partners is the preferred provider of consolidated contractor payrolling, 1099 risk mitigation, and independent contractor compliance solutions.


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