Leading the next
way of working.
MBO Partners makes it easier for enterprises and top independent professionals to work together, delivering innovative solutions that enable both organizations and talent to thrive in the independent economy.
Advancing the interests of all
We empower both sides of the independent workforce economy by creating a bridge between independent professionals and enterprise organizations.
Driving change on the ground
Our innovative solutions are informed by the real needs of the enterprise organizations and independent professionals we support, and are optimized to fuel their growth and success.
Leading the Charge
We're committed to delivering new ideas that challenge workforce norms and keep the independent economy moving forward.
Attract and engage top independent professionals
Build and manage a strategic workforce program designed to seamlessly attract, engage, and re-engage top independents—all from a single point of entry.
Transform how you engage independent talent
MBO's platform provides solutions to deliver the results you want from an independent talent engagement program – minimized risk, reduced cost, increased efficiency and increased ROI.
Access to top talent on-demand
Attract qualified independent professionals, post projects, and build your own network of vetted talent from one centralized platform.
Get projects with top companies
Join our independent consulting jobs marketplace to get projects with premier enterprises including Cisco, Salesforce, Siemens, MUFG Union Bank, Entergy, Booz Allen Hamilton, Hewlett Packard, and KPMG.
Grow and scale your business
Attract enterprise-level projects, scale your business, and achieve your career goals with step-by-step guidance through the constantly changing independent market.
Get to work faster and easier
MBO's platform allows you to find work and onboard faster with large enterprises and provides solutions and support throughout your entire client engagement experience.
"At MBO, we create solutions that give enterprises the tools they need to compete while also helping independent professionals succeed during challenging times.”
- Bryan Peña, Chief of Market Strategy
MBO Partners delivers solutions that make it safer and easier for enterprise organizations and top independent professionals to work together. Through its proprietary platform, MBO has built a comprehensive workforce platform and ecosystem that fuels both sides of the independent economy. MBO strengthens relationships, minimizes risk, and maximizes value for its clients. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working.
The CARES Act: What it Means for the Self-Employed, Freelancers, and Independent Workers
Learn more about the CARES act and what this means for the 41 million workers around America that today consider themselves to be self-employed, freelancers, and independent workers.
2019 State of Independence
Learn about the 5 key trends that have emerged from the 2019 study of the independent workforce in America - the State of Independence. Our research finds that full-time independents are a persistent and tech-savvy core of the independent workforce.
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Innovation within the American workplace has outpaced the evolution of laws and rules, creating regulatory gaps on issues ranging from independent contractor compliance to guaranteed worker protections. MBO has proposed a modern solution—the Certified Self-Employed worker (CSE)—to address these issues and remove the risks associated with hiring independent talent.
10 Predictions for the Future of Independent Work
In today’s project-driven economy, more businesses than ever are engaging an external workforce to help operate at full capacity and meet demand, positioning independent professionals to continue to be a critical resource for years to come.
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Independent Contractors vs. Employees: 10 Differences You Need to Know
Laws, tests, and definitions of what differentiates independent contractors from employees are full of nuances and exceptions. With the constant small tweaks and adjustments to laws and varying tests from different government agencies, it can be difficult to keep things straight.
How to Write a Scope of Work
Learn how to write a Scope of Work for consulting services and 8 items that should be included. Access sample Scopes of Work and tips and strategies for writing an SOW for any industry or client.
Our State of Independence in America research is the longest-running and most robust research report on the independent economy. Conducted annually since 2011, our report includes analysis of more than 21,000 in-depth surveys from independent workers.
How to reduce the risk of worker misclassification
Worker misclassification is complex with no straightforward solution. Avoid the negative consequences of worker misclassification by following these 4 steps.
Find your ideal bill rate
Deciding on how much to charge can be a challenge. With the MBO Bill Rate Calculator, you can quickly identify costs and determine a fair, yet profitable, bill rate for your services.
Get your next independent consulting project through MBO's marketplace
Get projects with top companies looking for skilled, experienced independent talent.