Archive for September 2017

Preparing for the Future of Work: Recapping the 2017 SIA CWS Summit & GigE Events

Last week, MBO Partners® traveled to Dallas to participate in two Staffing Industry Analysts events focused on contingent workforce professionals: the Contingent Workforce Solutions (CWS) Summit and Collaboration in the Gig Economy. Below is a recap of key themes from one of the sessions, “Future-Proofing: How Savvy Organizations Can Prep for the Independent Workforce of Tomorrow”, moderated…

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10 Independent Workforce Trends to Watch

It’s difficult to know what the future of work might hold, but one thing is for certain—independent professionals are poised to be more important than ever before in years to come. Based on insights gathered from 7 consecutive years of industry research, MBO Partners has just revealed 10 predictions for the future of the U.S. independent…

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Back Office Management for Independent Contractors

A lot of planning is involved on the journey to become an independent contractor. Initially, this planning will focus on choosing the services you will offer, finding and securing clients, and deciding where you will conduct your business. While these are all vital steps, they are largely “front office responsibilities.” Lurking in the background are…

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More Than Half of the U.S. Workforce Will Be Independent Over the Next Decade, Predicts MBO Partners

Industry Expert Illuminates Independent Workforce Landscape in 2027, Including Impact of Automation and Growing Skills Gap MORE THAN HALF OF U.S. WORKFORCE WILL BE INDEPENDENT OVER NEXT DECADE, PREDICTS MBO PARTNERS Industry Expert Illuminates Independent Workforce Landscape in 2027, Including Impact of Automation and Growing Skills Gap HERNDON, VA – September 19, 2017 – More…

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The Weekly Independent: September 18, 2017

Staying on top of your field means staying ahead of the biggest news stories. That’s why each week we bring you The Weekly Independent, a quick-hit digest of news of note from around the web. MBO Partners CEO, Gene Zaino, explains why self-employed earners are healthier, wealthier, and happier in an article for Staffing Industry Analysts. Four…

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The Second-Class Office Workers

A Wall Street Journal article citing MBO Partners’ State of Independence Research explores frustrations that independent contractors experience.

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Small Business Goal Setting

Every decision, whether large or small, plays a role in determining the future of your business and its level of success. To help ensure you’re making the right decisions for your business, it’s important to not only set initial goals in your business plan, but to take the time to periodically reevaluate them. Here are three…

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