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Freelancers Make More Than You Think (and Maybe More Than You)

The fifth annual “State of Independence” study, conducted by MBO Partners, surveyed more than 1,000 freelance workers on their incomes and attitudes toward working solo. Among the most eye-popping results: 2.9 million full-time freelancers reported making more than $100,000 a year, up from 2 million in 2011.

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Americans shift away from traditional jobs: study

The study by MBO Partners covers a variety of professions, but a growing portion of those are made up of young workers taking “gigs” with startups such as ride-sharing giant Uber or delivery services like Instacart.

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Why the Independent Workforce is Growing Faster than Overall American Employment

Today, MBO Partners released its fifth annual State of Independence in America report. The good news – and it is mostly good news – is that the independent workforce, now boasting 30.2 million Independents aged 21 and over, continues to grow at a faster pace than overall American employment. These independents work on a full- or…

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The Weekly Independent: September 28, 2015

With so much going on, we still know the importance of keeping up to date with the industry. That’s why we make it a priority to bring you the very best industry news each week our #IndependentLife roundup. Should you have any questions, we’re always here for you. Having “too many clients” is a real…

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MBO Partners Adds Former Randstad SourceRight SVP to Executive Team

MBO Partners, a provider of independent contractor engagement solutions, appointed John Piazza to its executive team as senior VP of solutions delivery, effective Sept. 14. Piazza will oversee the design and delivery of MBO’s enterprise client and partner programs. His role is a new position within the firm.

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The Weekly Independent: September 21, 2015

Take a quick turn through our #IndependentLife roundup below to get caught up on industry news, and then get back to business. Should you have any questions, we’re always here for you. With just 101 days left until 2016, it’s not too early to start thinking about resolutions. These six tips will get you in…

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MBO Partners Hires Expert Contract Workforce Executive John Piazza

MBO Partners announces the hiring of Senior Vice President John Piazza to lead the Solutions Delivery team. A strategic and entrepreneurial executive, Piazza brings nearly two decades of experience in the contract workforce industry, most recently as the Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Payroll and Independent Contractor Compliance Services unit of Randstad…

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Authentic Ways to Build a Consulting Practice

The consulting process truly begins as soon as you first make contact with the prospective client. In this webinar, Peter Block, best-selling author and owner of Designed Learning, offers advice and insight to those looking to better structure the way we sell and contract, and how to have influence when you have little control. Peter…

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