Labor Department to Increasingly Scrutinize Employers in 2015

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The continued rise of the independent workforce as well as the on-demand economy have sharpened the focus on the entire work landscape,î said Gene Zaino, president and CEO with MBO Partners. ìAny company with employees should be aware of and adherent to the rules and regulations governing all types of work arrangements, including independent workers.

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MBO Partners Hires World-Class Product Management and Technology Executive Team

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Team will deliver enterprise clients and independent workers a suite of SaaS products that makes it safe and easy to work together. HERNDON, VA –May 19, 2015– MBO Partners, the largest and most experienced provider of independent contractor engagement solutions, today announced the addition of two key hires to lead its technology product management and development…

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The Staffing Software Metamorphosis: Eat or be Eaten

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Some staffing businesses ó large and small ó are stepping up to the challenge of adopting new technologies to further optimize their operational processes or even transform them (or, at the extreme, developing entirely new kinds of staffing services). Some that come to mind are Zenith Talent (with its crowd recruiting model for VMS recs),…

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A Reminder to Keep Entrepreneurs Top of Mind Year-Round

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Access to high speed Internet and high-powered mobile computing tools are making it easier than ever for people to leave the traditional office environment and work wherever and whenever they want. A vast 22 million microbusiness owners have created their own jobs. MBO Partners, a consulting firm for independent workers, estimates that by 2020, fully†half…

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How to Impress an Editor for a Freelance Writing Job

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If youíre looking for a freelance writing job, thereís a lot of competition out there. Though estimates vary, a 2014 report from MBO Partners estimates that†there are more than 40 million freelancers†when you include contractors, part-timers, contingent workers, temps, and the underemployed, as well as those who are full-employed freelancers.

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