Transitioning from Spreadsheets to a Freelance Management System

It’s time to switch from spreadsheets to a modern Freelance Management System. Frustrated with managing your freelancers in multiple spreadsheets? It’s time to consider switching to a Freelance Management System (FMS). FMS are software platforms for businesses to efficiently manage their freelance talent, vendors, and other external workers — getting the best performance out of their […]

6 Tips for Hiring and Managing Contract Software Developers

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Looking to hire contract software developers? Get our tips on sourcing and hiring developers. Maybe you’re looking to hire someone for a short-term assignment to ease your team’s workload. Or perhaps you’re looking to completely outsource a project and don’t know where to start. Whatever your needs are, we’re happy to help you realize your […]

Q: How Do I Terminate an Independent Contractor / Freelancer?

Learn how to terminate a project with an independent contractor, freelancer, or consultant. Sometimes a business’s needs change, and the project work is no longer needed. Perhaps a project isn’t working out in the way intended, or maybe deadlines for deliverables have been missed. Regardless of the reason, you need to terminate a project with […]

Scaling Social Impact by Improving Operations at Social Enterprises

Learn how to scale your social impact by streamlining your operations and how you work with freelancers, consultants, contractors, and vendors. If you are starting or growing a social enterprise, you care about social impact. You’ve got a mission to make a positive change in the world, and nothing’s going to stop you. Whether your […]

Accessing and Organizing Vendor Information in Liquid

Learn how to manage and update Vendor information in Liquid — and learn about the “back” of the Vendor card. Now that you’re a pro at inviting your Vendors to Liquid, sending Work Orders to Vendors, paying your Vendors, uploading Invoices, and reviewing your Work Orders and Invoices, it’s time to get familiar with the Vendors section of Liquid. Vendors section in Liquid […]

Using Liquid with your own Contracts (with or without Work Orders)

Learn how to use Liquid in the way that works for you. Liquid was built to be customizable. While most users prefer to use Liquid’s templates, many prefer to use their own contracts. And while our Invoice to Work Order matching is unparalleled, some users prefer to skip the Work Orders.  Want to use Liquid […]

Q: Why should approval responsibilities be separated for contracts and invoices?

Approval workflows help protect your company and streamline work. Defining approval workflows and approver roles and responsibilities for contracts and invoices helps ensure that your company is legally protected, avoids potential compliance risks, and has internal visibility and transparency for cash flow.  The final approvers for contacts and invoices should have both the necessary expertise and authority within […]

Q: Should I run a background check on a freelancer?

Learn why you should consider running a background check on your freelancer and about related compliance issues. Background checks can help to mitigate risks when hiring — whether your company is hiring an employee, contractor, or freelancer. Why Complete a Background Check The reasons for completing a background check of any freelancers that you hire […]

5 Reasons to Automate Your Freelancer Onboarding Workflow

As technology and the workforce transition and develop, it’s more important than ever to automate processes and streamline workflows.  When you automate your freelancer onboarding workflow, you’ll save time and money, start projects faster, and easily stay compliant with independent contractor rules and regulations. Without automation, onboarding freelancers can be a tedious, repetitive, administrative headache. Jing […]

How to Write a Statement of Work (SOW)

It’s essential to have a clear SOW. Here’s how to write it, whether SOW means Statement of Work or Scope of Work to you. Let’s focus on the Statement of Work (SOW), now that you have an Independent Contractor Agreement in hand. Ensuring that the SOW is clear and well-written is critical because it represents the core […]