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View the latest field service trends and resources in the form of white papers, industry insights, infographics, and videos.

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The state of independent contracting in IT field services

To understand the landscape of independent contracting in field services, Field Nation surveyed over 800 field service technicians. Download our research study to see how contract work has evolved and why it’s preferred.

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Gig economy misconceptions, corrected

For businesses

If you’re worried about implementing gig workers into your business model, here are some things you should know about the gig economy that might change your mind.

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We work everywhere, even the funniest named towns in America

For businesses

You can find a technician anywhere, anytime, even in the smallest towns in the U.S. We cover all of the U.S. and help clients get work done everywhere!

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Streamline your blended workforce with Field Nation ONE

For businesses

Managing a mix of full-time employees, contractors, and vendors can be time-consuming and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be with Field Nation ONE.

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Blended workforce management | Field Nation ONE

For businesses

Learn how you can manage your employees, vendors, and contractors from one platform in this one-minute video.

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What the New York Freelance Isn’t Free Act means for you

For businesses, For technicians

New York implemented the Freelancing Isn’t Free Act in spring of 2018 that changes rules around paying contractors for their work.

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What happens when things go wrong

For businesses

When you send technicians on-site, you want to make sure everything goes right. But sometimes, things go wrong. Here's what you can do if that happens.

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Maintaining steady work in a competitive market: Meet Eric Zuelke

For technicians, Stories from the Field

Eric loves the work he does and connecting with customers, which is how he’s managed to gain new clients and maintain a steady flow of work for over 10 years.

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Types of insurance all contractors should consider

For technicians

Insurance can be confusing and daunting. More than ever, it’s a crucial part of running your own service-based business. These are types you should have.

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How to price field service work for independent contractors

For businesses

Which payment structure should be used for which job?   
There are four common pay structures for onsite services: fixed, hourly, per device, and blended.

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Service Provider of the Year: Meet Joshua Colon

For technicians, Stories from the Field

Joshua Colon joined Field Nation with more than 10 years of field service experience. In the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, Joshua kick-started his business by helping Puerto Rico rebuild. Not only did he find value in his work, he found meaning.

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Manage your operating expenses with workforce management

For businesses

Minimizing operating expenses can be an added bonus of using field service management to scale your business. Here are 7 ways workforce management can help:

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5 considerations when choosing an IT service procurement partner

For businesses

Choosing a procurement partner is an important business decision that can affect every aspect of your company’s success. Here are the top 5 things leaders should consider as they evaluate an IT service procurement partner for long-term growth.

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