One Semester as a Digital Nomad

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Citing research from our 2019 State of Independence in America Report, this article explores digital nomadism and encourages college students to try out the lifestyle for a semester.

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Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News: September, 2019

Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News October, 2019

As the independent workforce continues to grow, so do the issues of worker compliance and misclassification. It is important for enterprises to remain informed about the latest laws, regulations, and developments surrounding these topics. Each month, we’ll bring you the latest news stories from around the web. 1. California Adopts the ABC Test for Classifying…

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3 Trends Changing the Way We Work

3 Trends Changing the Way We Work

Emerging technologies, changing worker preferences, a strong economy, and a tight job market have converged to shape the current workforce landscape. Here are three trends disrupting the way we work.

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MBO Partners Joins SIA’s Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) Program

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Mountain View, California – September 17, 2019 – Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, has announced that MBO Partners®, a leading contingent workforce solutions provider, has become the newest partner in its Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) training and accreditation program. The CCWP program is designed for HR, procurement,…

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3 Ways Millennial Consultants are Driving the Independent Economy

3 Key Steps to Take Before Starting a Consulting Business

There are a number of factors that contribute to the growing independent workforce—the 41 million adult Americans who work as freelancers, consultants, contractors, solopreneurs and more. For many, independence offers the potential for greater work/life flexibility, the chance to pursue a passion, or the opportunity to leave the corporate world behind and build their own…

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California to Eliminate Independent Work

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California legislature passed controversial legislation that would prohibit companies from doing business with independent contractors and restrict individuals’ ability to earn a living as an independent contractor. This article explores this new legislation, citing MBO Partners’ research on the average income of independent professionals.

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Contingent by Design

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Bryan Peña, Chief of Market Strategy at MBO Partners, discusses the effects of technology and market forces on the independent workforce, and how the game changers of tomorrow fit in.

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