Number of independent workers climbs to record level

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An unprecedented number of American workers are declaring their independence. “The pandemic accelerated an inevitable tipping point for the modernization of work, as evidenced by the 51 million independent workers in America,” said Miles Everson, CEO of MBO Partners. “In the new work landscape, independence is not only mainstream but a vital part of the…

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#ThinkLikeABoss: The 5 Key Differences Between Searching for a New Job and Searching for Your Next Consulting Engagement


    The 5 Adjustments to Make, To Maximize How Much You’re Paid as an Independent Consultant Today in the Think Like a Boss series, we’re talking about the differences between searching for a new full-time job versus searching for your next consulting engagement. This topic is important because understanding the nuances between a traditional…

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Number of ‘Independent Workers’ Jumps 34% in 2021: MBO Partners Report

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The number of independent workers in America rose by 34% in 2021 to 51.1 million with this year’s economic recovery and better management of the pandemic fueling the surge, according to a preview MBO Partners’ 11th annual “State of Independence in America.” This year’s increase comes after the number of independent workers fell by 7% last…

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