ERE Webinar

The New Race for Top Freelancers: Navigating Talent Strategies and 1099 Compliance

Join us as we discuss how to smoothly and effectively integrate freelancers into your workforce strategy.

May 30, 2024
6:00 PM UTC
1 Hour
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Presented by:
Robin Milstead
Robin Milstead

There is a dramatic rise in the number of companies using freelancers, due to market volatility, layoffs, and more informed talent. A new frontier has opened with the sudden availability of Tier 1 level talent on the hiring market. These highly skilled professionals are agile and ready to freelance. 

Freelancers play a pivotal role in team dynamics for the most innovative teams, offering flexibility, specialized skills, and cost savings. However, integrating freelancers into your workforce strategy presents a unique puzzle, requiring careful navigation of talent strategies and compliance in the era of 1099 employment.

Join us for an insightful webinar as we delve into the intricacies of knowing when to leverage freelancers versus when to use full-time employees. A clear understanding of critical factors related to tapping flexible talent is paramount when looking to boost productivity while ensuring compliance with regulations. We’ll explore strategies for sourcing top freelance talent, optimizing workforce scalability, and achieving a balance between efficiency and compliance.

Key discussion points of this webinar: 

  • Learning strategies for sourcing Tier 1 freelance talent and integrating them seamlessly into your team for faster productivity.
  • Discovering methods for optimizing workforce scalability and achieving a balance between efficiency and compliance.
  • Gaining insights into mitigating compliance risks while maximizing the benefits of a flexible workforce.
  • Exploring real-world examples and expert tips to unlock the full potential of freelancers in the 1099 era.
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About the speakers
Robin Milstead

Robin Milstead

Director, Human Resources, Americas


Robin is a graduate of Texas Tech University and has spent over 15 years partnering with organizations to lead teams in their talent acquisition, talent management, and human resources programs. Before joining the ABGi team, she specialized in corporate tax, tax credits and incentives, and data science. Her career spans high growth start-ups to enterprise orgs such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, The Walt Disney Company, and Audible, an Amazon Company.

Robin is the Director of Human Resources in North America and supports ABGi USA and ABGi Canada while supporting global initiatives within the Global HR Leadership team of Visiativ, ABGi’s parent company.